ECE Faculty Collaborate on a Technique to Create Ultra-Sharp Pyramids and Wedges

Prof. Sang-Hyun Oh and Prof. Randall Victora in a collaboration with faculty and researchers from the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and the Dept. of Physics at UMN, and from Imperial College in London introduce a technique called template stripping to create ultra-sharp pyramids and wedges. The technique, presented in a paper titled “Template-Stripped Multifunctional Wedge […]

Diamond Jubilee Fellowship for Prof. James Leger

Prof. James Leger has been awarded the prestigious Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellowship by the University of Southampton, UK.  The fellowship spans a three year period to support the development of a collaborative partnership between the fellow and their University of Southampton host staff member. Professor Leger’s research will concentrate on fiber lasers, ranging from […]

Prof. Randall Victora Honored as Distinguished University Teaching Professor

The University of Minnesota has honored Prof. Victora with this year’s Outstanding Contributions to Postbaccalaureate, Graduate and Professional Education Award. The award recognizes his contributions to excellence in graduate and professional education. Recipients of the award become members of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (ADT) and are conferred with the title “Distinguished University Teaching Professor” […]

Christopher Ertsgaard Receives NSF GRFP Fellowship

ECE first year Ph.D. student Christopher Ertsgaard had been selected to receive a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. GRFP fellows are annually selected from a highly diverse and competitive set of applicants, and awards are based on candidates demonstrating their potential to make significant contributions to science and engineering […]

Black Phosphorus: A Promising Candidate for Future Electronic and Photonic Devices

“Atomic and Electronic Structure of Exfoliated Black Phosphorus,” a journal article co-authored by Prof. Steven Koester and Prof. Tony Low (along with other researchers from ECE and CEMS) has been featured on the cover of the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A. Black phosphorus, a layered two-dimensional crystal with tunable electronic properties and high […]

Dr. Sung-Min Sohn Receives NIH K99 Award

Dr. Sung-Min Sohn, currently a research associate at the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), has been awarded the highly competitive K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award ($1 million for 5 years) by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This is a two-part award with the first part (K99 phase) providing 1 to 2 years of […]

Antarctica Research Adventure for Prof. Joseph Talghader and Graduate Student Wing Chan Proves Challenging

It’s an honor and an exceptional opportunity to be invited to conduct research in Antarctica. It’s also a challenge for life and limb, creativity and ingenuity, as well as patience. Rapidly-changing weather can become life threatening, inhibiting travel and research plans. The Science ECE Prof. Joseph Talghader became involved in technology called optical borehole logging […]