Deji Akinwande, associate professor at Texas ECE, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Prof Akinwande is being recognized for “contributions to the physical study and development of scalable uniform monolayer graphene synthesis on wafer scale substrates, and the realization of gigahertz flexible and wearable two-dimensional devices, circuits and systems.”
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By Marc Airhart, College of Natural Sciences
Published: April 15 on UT Know
Texas ECE undergraduate Ankit Sharma worked on a research project that looks at nanowalls as a potential material for light sensors. Ankit has worked with Prof.
UT ECE graduate student Xingyu Zhang recently received the Best Student Paper Award at the annual Conference of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Photonics West Conference, which was held in San Francisco from February 7-12, 2015.
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have created the first silicon nanomembrane based flexible photonic crystal cavity. This new form of silicon photonic devices is believed to have numerous applications in wearable devices and biomedical instruments.