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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Professor John X.J. Zhang will take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 2013 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE), which will be held May 15–17 in Beijing, China.
UT ECE professor Zheng Wang has received a 2013 Sloan research Fellowship. Sloan Fellowships are highly competitive and prestigious.“The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Professor Li Shi is pictured holding a cryostat, which is an instrument used for measuring the thermal property of graphene (a form of carbon one atom thick) as reported in the journal Science.