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University of Michigan: May 9, 2023
U-M leads research translating semiconductor innovation for broad societal impactECE Professors talk about the University of Michigan’s commitment to translating semiconductor research and innovation for broader societal impact.
Six ECE faculty will help shape the future of semiconductors as part of the JUMP 2.0 programElaheh Ahmadi, David Blaauw, Michael Flynn, Hun-Seok Kim, Hessam Mahdavifar, and Zhengya Zhang bring their expertise and creativity to this nationwide undertaking in the area of semiconductors and information & communication technologies.
Elaheh Ahmadi receives 2022 ISCS Young Scientist Award for seminal contributions to MBE N-polar (Al,Ga,In)N and (Al,Ga)2O3 heterostructuresAhmadi has received numerous young faculty honors and awards, and has advanced the state of the art in her field.
Ashley Jian receives Barbour Scholarship to further her research on high-power electronicsJian works to improve the efficiency of high-power electronics for better energy security and sustainability.
Subhajit Mohanty awarded Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic AchievementMohanty’s research is focused on advancing high electron mobility transistors for next generation wireless technologies.
Ashley Jian awarded Marian Sarah Parker Prize from the College of EngineeringJian’s research is focused on improving the efficiency of high-power electronics, which is important for energy security and sustainability.
2022 EECS Outstanding Achievement AwardsThe EECS Department has honored four faculty for their sustained excellence in instruction and curricular development, distinguished participation in service activities, or for their significant achievements in scholarly research.
Ashley Jian is working to improve the efficiency of high-power electronics for better energy security and sustainabilityJian received a Best Presentation award at the Electronic Materials Conference for her research focused on enabling very high efficiency power devices.
Elaheh Ahmadi receives DARPA Young Faculty Award to support future sensor and communication systemsAhmadi’s research is focused on using GaN and Ga2O3 materials to provide higher output power per unit area at higher frequencies.
$1 Million DARPA contract to empower the wireless systems of the futureProf. Elaheh Ahmadi is working to design a new kind of semiconductor that can provide high power at high frequencies
Elaheh Ahmadi receives CAREER Award to improve efficiency in high power electrical systemsThe research could improve efficiency in systems such as electric vehicles, grid systems, mass transit, and industrial automation
Elaheh Ahmadi receives ONR Young Investigator Award to prepare for the next generation of wireless technology
Prof. Ahmadi will contribute to the science and technology of efficient, high-frequency, high-power transistors for 5G and beyond
Prof. Elaheh Ahmadi receives AFOSR Young Investigator Program award
Prof. Ahmadi will investigate promising new materials needed for an increasingly electrified world