Birck Nanotechnology Center

Awards from External Sources


2007

Birck Nanotechnology Center researchers were awarded $7.73M in grants and contracts in 2007 (57% NSF, 15% industry, 11% NIH and 7% DoD).  These awards are listed below by topic. The Birck Nanotechnology Center share is totaled for each topical area.  In some cases, the award is shared with another Center, and only the BNC share is included in the total. Note that many of these awards represent increments for multi-year projects.

(January-June)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices | Nanophotonics and Optics | Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine | Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer | Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing | MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics | Nanometrology and Surface Science | Computational Nanotechnology

 

(July-December)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices | Nanophotonics and Optics | Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine | Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer | Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing | MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics | Nanometrology and Surface Science | Computational Nanotechnology | Quantum Computing | Nanotechnology

 


2007 January-June

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices ($335,425)

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $6,000, "GaAs MOSFETS with ALD Gate Stacks."

Qi, Minghao; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $319,525, "32nm-Node Integrated Circuit Patterns with Atomically Smooth Sidewalls."

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Northrop Corporation (Grumman), $9,900, "NGC-Purdue Joint High-K CNTFET Research Proposal."

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Nanophotonics and Optics ($146k)

Shalaev, Vladimir M.; electrical & computer engineering, from University of Central Florida, $146,000, "Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative: Engineered Multifunctional Nanophotonic Materials for Ultrafast Optical Switching."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine ($551,791)

Joseph P. Robinson, Basic Medical Science, from PHS-NIH National Cancer Institute, $164,329, "Specific Biomarkers for Detection of Cervical Cancer Cells Using Flow Cytometry."

Bashir, Rashid; Alam, Muhammad A. and Bergstrom, Donald E.; electrical & computer engineering, medicinal chemistry & molecular pharmacology, from National Institutes of Health, $177,462, "Nanowire Sensor Arrays for Detection of Nucleic Acid Molecules." (joint with the Bindley Bioscience Center)

Beaudoin, Stephen P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Walther Cancer Institute, $100,000, "Biosensors for Real-Time Detection of Markers for Breast Cancer."

Lee, Gil U.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Sensera Inc., $110,000, "Early and Rapid Analyzer (ER-A) for the Diagnosis of Heart Attacks."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer ($126,306)

Fisher, Timothy; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Creare Incorporated, $126,306, "Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Thermal Interfaces."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing ($1,117,554)

Stephen P. Beaudoin, chemical engineering, from Eco-Snow System, $42,554, "Modeling Particle Adhesion, Removal and Transport in CO2 Cryogenic Cleaning."

Xu, Xianfan; Ersoy, Okan K.; Qi, Minghao and Raman, Arvind; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $1,000,000, "NIRT/Goali: Development of a Multiscale Hierarchical Nanomanufacturing Tool."

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Army Research Office, $75,000, "A Proposal for Upgrading an Atomic Layer Deposition System."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics ($1,140,897)

D. Peroulis, E. J. Martinez, F. Sadeghi and J. Y. Murthy, electrical & computer engineering, engineering administration & Engineering Experiment Station, mechanical engineering, from University of Illinois, $21,485, "Impact-Center for Advancement of MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

Dimitrios Peroulis, electrical & computer engineering, from Rockwell Collins, $130,000, "Silicon Micromachined MEMS Tunable Filter Bank Development for Rockwell Collins Advanced Technology Center (ATC)."

Mohammadi, Saeed; electrical & computer engineering, from National Science Foundation, $160,000, "Collaborative Research: a Heterogeneous Integrated, Self Power Wireless System."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; electrical & computer engineering, from Emag Technologies, $230,000, "Reduced Size Weight and Power Consumption for Satcom Antennas Phase II."

Mohammadi, Saeed; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $7,000, "Wideband Uhf Radar on a Chip."

Weiner, Andrew M.; Peroulis, Dimitrios and Qi, Minghao; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $300,001, "Novel Hybrid Photonic-RF Ultrawideband Wireless Communications Technologies."

Wereley, Steven T. and Yip, Nung Kwan; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $212,453, "Experiments and Modeling of Advanced Optical Trap Systems for Manipulating and Sorting Micro and Nano Particles

Wereley, Steven T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from University of California-Irvine, $79,958, "Microfluidics Focus on Fundamentals."

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Nanometrology and Surface Science ($259,705)

Raman, Arvind; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $259,705, "Nonlinear Dynamics of Microcantilevers Interacting with Nanostructures:New Paradigms for Ultrasensitive Atomic Force Microscopy."

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Computational Nanotechnology ($100,000)

Lundstrom, Mark S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from The University at Albany-Suny, $100,000, "Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery and Exploration (Index)."

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2007 July-December

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices ($117,011)

Janes, David B.; Birck Nanotechology Center, from National Science Foundation, $58,448, "NIRT: Molecule/Semiconductor Heterostructure Device."

Janes, David B.; electrical & computer engineering, from Indiana University, $58,563, "NER: Towards Tunable Optoelectronic Coupling in Active Molecular Nanostructures."

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Nanophotonics and Optics ($146k)

Shalaev, Vladimir M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from University of Central Florida, $35,000, "Engineered Multifunctional Nanophotonic Materials for Ultrafast Optical Switching."

Shalaev, Vladimir M. and Drachev, Vladimir P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Battelle Research Triangle Park Office, $111,000, "Long Pass Plasmonic-Molecular Filters for Mid-Infrared."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine ($1,039,746)

Bashir, Rashid and Mao, Chengde; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from PHS-NIH National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering, $180,961, "RNA Nanomotor Based Active Devices for Biology and Medicine."

Lee, Gil U.; Birck Nanotechology Center, from Sensera Inc, $30,000, "Early and Rapid Analyzer (ER-A) for the Diagnosis of Heart Attacks."

Savran, Cagri A.; Birck Nanotechology Center, from National Science Foundation, $270,000, "Nanomechanical Biosensing with Aptazymes Selected for Surface Function."

Savran, Cagri A.; Birck Nanotechology Center, from PHS-NIH National Cancer Institute, $190,165, "Label-Free Detection of Cancer Markers Using Aptazyme-Based Amplification."

Ziaie, Babak and Jung, Byunghoo; electrical & computer engineering, from PHS-NIH National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering, $197,941, "Integrated Wireless Tracking and Dosimetry for Radiation Oncology."

Ziaie, Babak; Birck Nanotecnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $81,779, "An Intracranial Energy Harvesting Device for Treatment of Neurological Disorders."

S. T. Wereley, A. B. Weil, G. C. Lantz and J. A. Christian, mechanical engineering, veterinary clinical sciences, comparative pathobiology, from MEDTG, LLC, $88,900, "MEDTG Sensor - IV Prototype."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer ($123,794)

Fisher, Timothy and Murthy, Jayathi Y.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Science Foundation, $123,794, "Collaborative Research: qHUB — Cyberinfrastructure for Community-Driven Research and Education in Heat Transfer."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing ($96,759)

Sands, Timothy D.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from U.S. Forest Service., $52,250, "Research on Nanotechnology Related to Wood and Wood-Based Materials."

Stach, Eric A.; materials engineering, from Army Research Office, $44,509, "Understanding the Development of Chirality During the Growth of Carbon Nanotubes."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics ($344,254)

Wereley, Steven T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Cummins Engine Foundation, $223,666, "Proposal for Characterizing Fuel Contaminant Size and Type."

Mohammadi, Saeed; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Avicenna Technology Inc, $20,588, "Low Power 2.4GHz Receiver Based on Subthreshold CMOS Biasing."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, $100,000, "Peroulis-Katehi Collaborative Research Program."

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Nanometrology and Surface Science ($195,060)

Raman, Arvind; Birck Nanotech Center, from Korea Institute of Machinery and Metals, $30,000, "Understanding Carbon Nanotube Mechanics for Advanced Scanning Probe Applications."

Reifenberger, Ronald G. and Raman, Arvind; Birck Nanotechology Center, from Miltec Corporation, $165,060, "Characterizing the QPPI nanotrek Translation Sensor."

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Computational Nanotechnology ($3,687,923)

Lundstrom, Mark S. and Klimeck, Gerhard; electrical & computer engineering, from National Science Foundation, $3,648,333, "Network for Computational Nanotechnology." (joint with the Cyber Center)

Lundstrom, Mark S.; electrical & computer engineering, from National Science Foundation, $39,590, "Workshop on Predictive Modeling of Materials at the Nanoscale."

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Quantum Computing ($100k)

Kais, Sabre; chemistry, from Army Research Office, $100,000, "Quantum Phase Transition for Atoms, Molecules and Quantum Degenerate Gases."

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Nanotechnology ($5k)

Reifenberger, Ronald G.; physics, from Office of Naval Research, $5,000, "Trends in Nanotechnology Conference (TNT2007)."

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