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Electronic Materials and Devices

Materials and devices for electronic, photonic, bioelectronic and MEMS applications: amorphous and crystalline silicon, III-V compounds, organic thin films, ferroelectric and piezo-electric; development of novel device structures and manufacturing methods, device and circuit simulation and modeling, device and material characterization

Faculty Members

Suman Datta, (Ph.D. University of Cincinnati)

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Research Institute Affiliate
Device modeling, nanofabrication and characterization specializing in advanced silicon and non-silicon semiconductor based devices for ultra low-power logic and embedded memory applications.
Nanoscale Devices and Circuits Lab

Noel Giebink (Ph.D. Princeton University)

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Combination of organic and inorganic materials in optoelectronic and photonic devices, with a particular emphasis on applications for solar energy conversion and storage
Applied Optoelectronics and Photonics Lab

Sumeet Kumar Gupta (Ph.D. Purdue University)

Assistant Professor of Electical Engineering
Low power variation aware VLSI circuit design, nano-electronics, spintronics, device-circuit co-design, nano-scale device-circuit modeling and simulations.
Integrated Circuits and Devices Lab

Thomas Jackson, (Ph.D. University of Michigan)

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Research Institute Affiliate
Exploratory electronic devices and microfabrication techniques. Thin film electronics, organic semiconductors, oxide semiconductors, biomolecular motors, biodevices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and display technology.
Jackson's Electronic Research Group
Thin Film Devices

Theresa S. Mayer, (Ph.D. Purdue University)

Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Associate Director of Material Research Institute
III-Vand novel semiconductor material systems, molecular beam epitaxy, device fabrication and modeling.
Mayer Research Group
Nanoelectronic Device Characterization Lab

Ahmad Mirzaei, (Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles)

Charles H. Fetter Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
RF-analog and mixed-mode integrated circuits and systems for broad range applications, such as wireless communications, sensors, medical devices, etc.
Nanoscale Circuits and Systems Lab

Jerzy Ruzyllo, (Ph.D. Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)

Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering
Semiconductor materials and devices; integrated circuits manufacturing science and engineering; semiconductor surface modification processes and characterization; gate dielectric processing in advanced CMOS technology; methods of semiconductor, including semiconductor quantum dots, and dielectric thin film formation.
Semiconductor Surface Processing and Characterization Lab

Srinivas Tadigadapa, (Ph.D. Cambridge University)

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Research Institute Affiliate
Design, fabrication and characterization of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), integration of smart materials into MEMS devices, biological MEMS, inertial MEMS and RF MEMS devices.
MEMS Nanoscale and Devices Group

Kenji Uchino, (Ph.D. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Research Institute Affiliate
Dielectrics/ferroelectrics/piezo-electrics, device design/fabrication, solid state actuators, transducers, positioners, ultrasonic motors.
International Center for Actuators and Transducers

Qiming Zhang, (Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University)

Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Material Research Institute Affiliate
Integrated micro-actuators and microsensors, electroactive polymer and nanomaterial system energy devices for electrical energy storage and conversion, ferroelectric/piezoelectric polymer thin film fabrication and thin film devices, theory and modeling of electroactive polymers and nanomaterial systems based on them.
Zhang Research Lab