E. Yablonovitch received the William R. Cherry Award for Solar Cell Research from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his contributions to solar cell device physics and technology.
T.-J. King Liu was named a newly elected member of the National Academy of Engineering.
M. Wu was awarded the 2017 C.E.K. Mees Medal from the Optical Society of America (OSA) for the invention of “optoelectronic tweezers” that enable massively parallel manipulation of individual biological cells controlled by digital optical projectors.
M. Wu was awarded William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award for pioneering contributions in micro-opto-electro-mechanical systems. His achievement will be officially announced in the 2016 IEEE Photonics Conference in October 2016.
T.-J. King Liu was chosen to serve on the Board of Directors at Intel Corporation.
T.-J. King Liu was awarded the 2016 SRC Aristotle Award by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC).
J. Lin received the best student paper award at the Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Conference on May 2016.
S.A. Fortuna received the Ross N. Tucker Memorial Award for his outstanding research in optical antenna nano-LED at the Electronics Materials Symposium in May 2016.
T.M. Swager received the 2016 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest Chemical/Biological Sensing: Science and Real-World Applications.
F. Fischer was presented Carl-Duisburg Memorial Prize by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society) on March 2016 in Heidelberg, Germany.
E. Yablonovitch received the 2016 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize for seminal achievements in solar cells and strained quantum well lasers, and especially for creating the field of photonic crystals in March 2016.
S. Salahuddin was selected to receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers, through the National Science Foundation in February 2016 and will be presented the award at a ceremony during Spring.
J. Lin received first place for the 2015 Jin-Au Kong Doctoral Thesis Award for his outstanding Ph.D. thesis in Electrical Engineering, MIT in November 2015.
J.A. del Alamo received the Doctor Honoris Causa diploma from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid on November 30, 2015.
E. Yablonovitch received the 2015 Isaac Newton Medal, the highest accolade of United Kingdom’s Institute of Physics, for visionary and foundational contributions to photonic nanostructures in November 2015.
J. Lin, graduate student at MIT who is jointly advised by J. del Alamo and D. Antoniadis, was selected to receive the 2015 Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award in September 2015.
B.O. Osoba, graduate student in the King Li group, UC Berkeley, was among the predoctoral scholars selected to receive an award from the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program, as announced by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in August 2015.
S.A. Fortuna, graduate student in the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, received a First Prize for Student Posters awarded at the 2015 International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop in August 2015.
I. Bhattacharya, graduate student in the Chang-Hasnain group, UC Berkeley, received a Second Prize for Student Posters awarded at the 2015 International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop in August 2015.
E. Yablonovitch was designated an honorary professor by Nanjing University in July 2015.
J. Wu was recognized as Outstanding Alumnus by Peking University in summer 2015.
M. Eggleston, alumnus of the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, was awarded the 2015 David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize for outstanding research in May 2015.
R. Going, alumnus of the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, was awarded the 2015 Sevin Rosen Funds Award for Innovationfor innovative technical achievement with potential for entrepreneurial success in May 2015.
C. Chang-Hasnain received a 2015 UNESCO Medal for the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies at the UNESCO Headquarters in April 2015.
A. Javey received the 2015 Outstanding Young Investigator Awardfor innovative contributions in integrating nanomaterials into device applications at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in April 2015.
J. Lin, graduate student at MIT who is jointly advised by J. del Alamo and D. Antoniadis, received the National Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Student Study Aboard in recognition of academic excellence, presented by the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China at an award ceremony in April 2015.
B.O. Osoba, graduate student in the King Li group, UC Berkeley, was selected to receive a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, as announced by the National Science Foundation in March 2015.
J. Lin, graduate student at MIT who is jointly advised by J. del Alamo and D. Antoniadis, received the Roger A. Haken Best Student Paper, presented at the 2014 International Electron Devices Meeting in December 2014.
T.-J. King Liu was presented the 2014 University Research Award by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) in recognition of her pioneering work that has helped advance the semiconductor industry in November 2014.
D. Antoniadis received the 2014 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Aristotle Award at the annual SRC TECHCON conference on September 2014 for outstanding teaching and a deep commitment to the educational experience of his graduate students and his pioneering research in nanoscale solid-state electronic devices involving the application of new materials systems and structures to transistors for deeply scaled electronics.
C. Heidelberger, graduate student in the Fitzgerald group, MIT, received a IBM PhD Fellowship in September 2014.
S.A. Fortuna, graduate student in the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, was chosen as a 2014 Best Student Paper Finalists by the IEEE Photonics Society for his paper, “Electrically Injected NanoLED with Enhanced Spontaneous Emission from a Cavity Backed Optical Slot Antenna”.
A. Javey was the winner of the 2014 Nano Letters Young Investigator Lectureship for which he gave the award lecture at the 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA in the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry (COLL) technical division programming.
C. Chang-Hasnain was presented the Quantum Device Award by the International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors for her pioneering contributions to vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) in May 2014.
J. Loo, alumni of the Center’s ETERN program, was awarded the 2014 James H. Eaton Memorial Scholarship by the EECS Department of UC Berkeley for being an EECS undergraduate student who has demonstrated a keen sense of creativity and inventiveness.
M. Eggleston, graduate student in the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, was a joint recipient of the 2014 Ross N. Tucker Award, presented at the 42nd Metallurgical Society Northern California Electronics Materials Symposium in May 2014.
J. Loo, alumni of the Center’s ETERN program, was awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in April 2014.
E. Yablonovitch was awarded the Rank Prize in Optoelectronics from the Rank Prize Funds for his immense contributions toward research in optoelectronics, notably the widely-used concept that strained semiconductor lasers would have superior performance owing to reduced valence band (hole) effective mass, in February 2014.
J. Wu was named as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award from the U.S. National Science Foundation in December 2013 for his pursuit of innovative research in science and technology and will receive his award at the Washington D.C. ceremony in 2014.
M. Eggleston, graduate student in the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, received the IPC 2013 First Place Best Student Paper Award from the IEEE Photonics Society for his research on the effective coupling of optical-antenna based nanoLED to a photonic waveguide in November 2013.
V. Bulovic was named a Finalist and Fellow of the World Technology Network for his innovative work of “the greatest likely long-term significance” in Materials research in November 2013.
T. Yu, graduate student in the Hoyt group, MIT, received the Rolf Locher Graduate Fellowship from the MIT EECS department in October 2013.
V. Bulovic was recognized as a Xerox Distinguished Lecturer by the Xerox Research Center of Canada for his contribution to the innovation of practical applied nanotechnologies in June 2013.
C.W. Yeung, A. Khan, A. Sarker, S. Salahuddin, and C. Hu received the Best Student Paper Award from the VLSI-TSA at the 20th International Symposium for research on low power negative capacitance FETs in May 2013.
E. Yablonovitch was elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society of London by the Royal Society for his broad contributions to optics and electronics. At the Induction Ceremony, Professor Yablonovitch will sign the very same parchment book that Newton, Maxwell and all other Fellows have signed since the beginning of the Society over 350 years ago.
C. Hu received the Phil Kaufman Award from the EDA Consortium (EDAC) & IEEE Council of EDA (CEDA) for his contributions in device physics, device modeling, and device reliability through BSIM and BERT model at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) in June 2013.
C. Chang-Hasnain received the Outstanding Research Award from the Pan Wen Yuan Foundation in Taiwan for her achievement as a world-renowned researcher of Chinese descent working in fields of electronics and information technology in June 2013.
M. Eggleston received the James H. Eaton Memorial Scholarship from the UC Berkeley EECS Department for his invention of arch dipole antenna-enhanced nanoLED in May 2013.
Y. Lue received the James H. Eaton Memorial Scholarship from the UC Berkeley EECS Department for successfully demonstrating an energy-efficient 66Gb/s decision-feedback equalizer receiver in 65nm CMOS process showing the possibility of 60+ Gb/s electrical serial link with current CMOS technology in May 2013.
R. Kapadia received the David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize from the UC Berkeley EECS Department for his outstanding research on a new growth process for III-V semiconductors in May 2013.
T. Swager was awarded the American Cancer Society Award for Creative Invention for his invention of chemical sensors in Apr 2013.
V. Bulovic is appointed to the Fariborz Maseeh Professorship in Emerging Technology for his widely recognized leadership in the areas of energy and nanotechnology in Jan 2013.
E. Yablonovitch was awarded the 2012 Harvey Prize in Science and Techonology, for his pioneering discoveries in photonics, optoelectronics, and semiconductors that impacted our lives, Jan 2013.
J. A. del Alamo was awarded the 2012 IEEE Electron Device Society Education Award for his pioneering contributions to the development of online laboratories for microelectronics education on a worldwide scale in Dec 2012.
H.-S. P. Wong was endowed as the Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford for his efforts to champion the area of nanoscale science and technology within the school and at the university level in Nov 2012.
T. Swager is the winner of the The Centenary Prize 2012, which is awarded by The Royal Societyof Chemistry in the United Kingdom to outstanding chemists, who are also exceptional communicators, from overseas to give lectures in the British Isles.Professor Swager received the prize in Nov 2012.
T. Yu is the winner of the IEEE EDS Master Student Fellowship in Oct 2012 for academic excellence in engineering.
E. Yablonovitch was elected to be one of the 220 new members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which has a 230-plus year history of recognizing some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, and civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders. Professor Yablonovitch was inducted at a ceremony on Oct 6, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, MA.
H.-S. P. Wong was appointed an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences for his distinguished academic and research efforts in Oct 2012.
D. Drew, 2012 REU Student at MIT, received the Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation Award in Engineering, at the 2012 SACNAS National Conference in Oct 2012.
E. Yablonovitch is the recipient of the 2012 IEEE Photonics Award, in Sep 2012.
A. Murarka was awarded the The Dimitri N. Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding M. Eng thesis in Sep 2012.
T. Hakobyan, 2011 TTE REU Student, is the recipient of UCLA Scholarship Recognition Award and Osher Scholarship in Sep 2012 for his excellent academic performance.
D. Drew, 2012 REU Student at MIT, was awarded the Best Poster Award at the 2012 AGMUS/NSF Research Symposium in Sep 2012.
J. A. del Alamo was awarded the SRC 2012 Technical Excellence Award in Sep 2012.
C. Urbano, 2011 TTE X-Enroll Student, is the recipient of UC Berkeley The Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship in Aug 2012 for his excellent academic performance.
S. Salahuddin was selected to receive the IEEE Nanotechnology Council’s 2012 Early Career Award at the annual IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology in Birmingham, United Kingdom in Aug 2012.
M. Oblepias, 2011 TTE REU Student, is the recipient of Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship in Aug 2012.
T. Yu, graduate student in the Hoyt group, MIT, is a scholarship recipient of the Siebel Scholars Program in Jun 2012, recognized for his academic performance.
A. Lakhani, alumnus of the M. Wu group, UC Berkeley, received the Ross N. Tucker Memorial Award, for superior work and scholarship in the characterization, development and/or use of semiconductor, magnetic, optical or electronic materials, in May 2012.
A. Khan and C. W. Yeung, graduate students in the Salahuddin and Hu groups at UC Berkeley, respectively, were selected as the winner of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2012 in May 2012.
S. Agarwal, graduate student in the Yablonovitch group, UC Berkeley, is the winner of the 2011 – 2012 UC Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award in May 2012.
V. Rangari was awarded the 2012 Russell Brown Award for Excellence in Scientific Research in Apr 2012.
C. Hu was awarded the Honorary Doctorate Award by the National Chiao Tung University in Apr 2012.
T. J. King Liu is the recipient of the 2012 Intel Outstanding Researcher Award in Nanotechnologythat recognizes truly outstanding contributions by researchers funded by Intel’s Semiconductor Technology Council and associated Strategic Research Sectors (SRS) in Apr 2012.
J. A. del Alamo was awarded the 2012 Intel Outstanding Researcher Award in Emerging Research Devices in Mar 2012.
A. Javey is the winner of the UC Berkeley EE Division Outstanding Teaching Award in 2012.
S. Salahuddin was awarded the NSF Career Award in Jan 2012.
J. Teherani, graduate student at MIT who is jointly advised by D. Antoniadis and J. Hoyt, was recognized for his excellent academic performance at the International Winter School for Graduate Students in Jan 2012.
V. Bulovic shares the 2011 SEMI Award for North America with the team at QD Vision.
C. Hu received the 2011 Education Award from the IEEE Electron Devices Society in December 2011 for “distinguished contributions to education and inspiration of students, practicing engineers and future educators in semiconductor devices”
C. Hu was the recipient of the ISDRS 2011 van der Ziel Award, awarded in Dec 2011.
C. Hu was awarded the IEEE Electron Device Society Education Award for distinguished contributions to education and inspiration of students, practicing engineers and future educators in semiconductor devices in Dec 2011.
J. Hoyt and E. Fitzgerald are the co-recipients of the 2011 IEEE Andrew Grove Award, awarded in Dec 2011.
C. Hu received the Distinguished Alunmni Award from National Taiwan University in Nov 2011.
E. Yablonovitch received a Doctor of Engineering honoris causa from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Nov 2011.
R. Ramesh has been added to The National Academy of Engineering‘s rank in October 2011 for his contributions to the science and technology of functional complex oxide materials.
C. Hu was awarded the Distinguished Alunmni Award from National Taiwan University in Nov 2011.
V. Bulovic was recognized as a Faculty Research Innovation Fellow by the MIT EECS Department, for excellence in research and international recognition, in Sep 2011.
A. Javey is the winner of the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE Prize) awarded to young scientists who have demonstrated commitment to both excellence in scientific research and cooperation with scientist from other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, in September 2011.
S. Artis received the 2011 Apprentice Faculty Grant (AFG) for Educational Research and Methods (ERM), Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in Jun 2011.
T. J. King Liu was awarded the2011 Thomas D. Callinan Award by the Electrochemical Society Dielectric Science and Technology Division in May 2011.
M. C. Wu was appointed to Nortel Networks DistinguishedProfessorship Endowed Chairin EECS at University of California Berkeley, for a five year term effective Jul 2011.
C. Hu was awarded the Berkeley Citation by University of California, Berkeley in Apr 2011.
C. Hu was awarded the University Research Award by Semiconductor Industry Association in Mar 2011.
C. Chang-Hasnain received the IEEE David Sarnoff Award in Feb 2011.
C. Hu received the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award of CIE-USA in Feb 2011.
T. J. King Liu and E. Alon received the Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology – Directions in Feb 2011.
T. J. King Liu received the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award in Dec 2010.
E. Yablonovitch received the Mountbatten Medal from IET (UK) in Dec 2010.
E. Yablonovitch became the James & Katherine Lau Chair Professor effective Dec 2010.