7th Annual LNF Symposium brings together industry, academia for a celebration of nanoscale researchECE professors and students were key members of this year’s event and took away top prizes for the poster competition.
Jamie Phillips named Director of the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility
Phillips – who specializes in optoelectronic devices for next generation infrared detectors, solar cells, and thin film electronics – shares his goals for the 13,500 sq. ft. state-of-the-art cleanroom facility.
Electrify goes to Detroit
Electrify hosted its first Detroit Tech Camp at the Michigan Engineering Zone this summer to give Detroit-area students greater access to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
A high-efficiency GaAs solar cell to power the Internet of Tiny Things
The Michigan Micro Mote gets a new gallium arsenide solar cell for added power and adaptability.
Jamie Phillips is honored by the college as a true team player
The College of Engineering has chosen Prof. Phillips as the recipient of this year’s Staff-Faculty Partnership Award. The award is given to only one faculty member in the entire college.
An even smaller world’s smallest ‘computer’
The latest from IBM and now the University of Michigan is redefining what counts as a computer at the microscale.
ECE Expeditions travels to Seattle
Students met with alumni at companies in the Puget Sound area.
Seed-sized U-M computers pumped into oil wells featured at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Millimeter-sized computers log the temperature and pressure from deep within oil wells.
Best Paper Award recognizes research in electrical engineering student motivation
Phillips, Lenaway, Daly, and Foley concluded that early exposure to EE technical areas was likely the best way to draw more students to the field further down the line.
The Lurie Nanofabrication FacilityIt Takes the Best to Serve the Best.
Jamie Phillips named Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Students praise the personal attention he gives them, and his obvious concern for their personal and professional development.
MCubed A Year Later: A record of fostering innovative research
Several of the cubes enabled research to progress to the point that faculty are applying for larger grants to continue the work.
ECE faculty are MCubing to find answers – fast
The goal of MCubed is to jumpstart novel, high-risk and transformative research projects.
Jinyoung Hwang receives Best Poster Award for research leading to improved solar cells
The researchers succeeded in drastically suppressing the thermal emission rate in GaSb/GaAs quantum dots — resulting in more efficient solar cells.
Anne Itsuno receives William E. Spicer – Thomas N. Casselman Award
Itsuno has already pursued an in-depth theoretical and experimental investigation on the unipolar HgCdTe nBn detector, which has the potential to replace or supplement the current technology.
Jamie Phillips receives University Undergraduate Teaching Award
This award recognizes faculty in the early stages of their career for their outstanding ability in teaching undergraduate students.