Birck Nanotechnology Center

Awards from External Sources


2008 (January-June)

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.

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 | Nanotechnology

 

2008 (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


2008 (January-June)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices ($263,500)

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $6,000, "GaAs MOSFETs with ALD gate stacks."

Lundstrom, Mark S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $137,500, "Experimental Realization of Low-Power Transistors with Negative Capacitors."

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from AmberWave Systems, $90,000, "Purdue-AmberWave Local-Hetero-Integration Device Research Collaboration."

Ye, Peide; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from US Army Aviation & Missile Command, $30,000, "ALD Passivation Study on InP Devices."

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Nanophotonics and Optics ($2,788,554)

Shalaev, Vladimir M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $1,049,545, "TUNABLE AND RECONFIGURABLE OPTICAL NEGATIVE-INDEX MATERIALSWITH LOW LOSSES."

Xu, Xianfan; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE ADVANCED RES PROJECTS AGENCY, $1,001,568, "Nanoscale Optical Antenna Array for Controlled, Massively Parallel Manufacturing of Nanowire Devices."

Shalaev, Vladimir M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $111,000, "Long Pass Plasmonic-Molecular Filters for Mid-Ifrared."

Qi, Minghao; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $344,646, "DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, "3D photonic-crystal chips as sensor networks for detecting and locating chemical warfare agents."

Ruan, Xiulin; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, $135,795, "Optically Modulated Radiative Surface Coatings Using Ordered Array of Vertical Carbon Nanotubes."

Shalaev, Vladimir M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, $146,000, "Engineered Multifunctional Nanophotonic Materials for Ultrafast Optical Switching."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine ($978,195)

Savran, Cagri A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from PHS-NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, $146,522, "Label-free detection of cancer markers using aptazyme-basedamplification."

Leary, James F.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DOW AGROSCIENCES, $40,196, "Multifunctionalization of nanoparticle for Plant Cell Delivery of DNA and Protein Molecules."

Savran, Cagri A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from PHS-NIH NATNL INST OF BIOMEDICAL IMAGING & BIOENGINEERING, $183,477, "Immunomagnetic diffractometry for rapid biomolecular detection."

Ziaie, Babak; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $89,989, "An Intracranial Energy Harvesting Device for Treatment of Neurological Disorders."

Thompson, David H.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, $269,704, "PHI 29 DNA-Package Motor for Nanomedicine."

Rao, Masaru P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from WATERS (DIVISION OF MILLIPORE), $10,000, "Waters."

Bashir, Rashid; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, $173,307, "Nanowire Sensor Arrays for Detection of Nucleic Acid Molecules."

Beaudoin, Stephen P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from National Space Biomedical Research Institute, $65,000, "Development of a Modular, Fiber Optic Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor for Quantitation of Diagnostic Proteins for Healing of Burns and Wounds."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer ($464,911)

Fisher, Timothy; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from INTEL CORPORATION, $ 7,630, "Carbon Nanotube Thermal Interfaces on Package Lids."

Xu, Xianfan; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, $125,000, "Coherent Control of Thermal Transport."

Sands, Timothy D.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from University of California - Santa Cruz, $67,000, "Hybrid Opto Thermo Electrical Energy Converter."

Fisher, Timothy; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from HRL LABORATORIES, LLC, $19,977, "Synthesis and Characterization of CNT Interfaces."

Schwartz, Richard J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE ADVANCED RES PROJECTS AGENCY, $245,304, "Detailed Numerical Device Modeling in Support of the VHESC Program."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing ($251,560)

Stach, Eric A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $191,560, "Quantifying Growth Mechanisms In Semiconductor Nanowires Using Real Time Transmission Electron Microscopy - Amendment 2."

Mohammadi, Saeed; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from JET PROPULSION LABORATORY, $8,000, "Wide-band, Integrated Si-based Single Chip TR Module for UHF Radar."

Stach, Eric A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from ENERGY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $30,000, "Investigate the Mechanical Behavior of Composite Rubbers at the Nanoscale."

Stach, Eric A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from IBM, $12,000, "IBM Support for Quantifiying Growth Mechanisms in Semiconductor Nanowires through Use of Real Time Transmission Electron Microscopy."

Stach, Eric A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from HONDA, $10,000, "Honda Nanotube Research."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics ($1,791,900)

Murthy, Jayathi Y.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from ENERGY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $750,000, "PRISM: Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Panduit Corp, $10,000, "Micro - Electro Mechanical Switches."

Mohammadi, Saeed; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $300,000, "Simulation, Design and Fabrication of Interconnect Programmable Microwave Arrays."

Wereley, Steven T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from MedTG, LLC, $18,000, "MedTG Sensor - IV Prototype."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, $208,845, "IMPACT-Center for Advancement of MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Panduit Corp, $10,000, "Micro - Electro Mechanical Switches."

Wereley, Steven T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE ADVANCED RES PROJECTS AGENCY, $20,000, "Microfluidics Focus on Fundamentals."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMIN, $40,000, "RF MEMS Switches for Self-Structuring Antennas."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Panduit Corp, $10,000, "Micro - Electro Mechanical Switches."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from Panduit Corp, $10,000, "Micro - Electro Mechanical Switches."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $80,000, "CAREER: Liquid Radio Frequency Electronics."

Peroulis, Dimitrios; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from DEFENSE ADVANCED RES PROJECTS AGENCY, $20,055, "IMPACT-Center for Advancement of MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

Chappell, William J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $250,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavities for Analog Spectral Processing: Phase 2."

Chappell, William J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $35,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavities for Analog Spectral Prcossing."

Chappell, William J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $30,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavities for Analog Spectral Prcossing."

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Nanometrology and Surface Science ($102,000)

Ivanisevic, Albena; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $102,000, "Fabrication And Characterization Of Surfaces Composed Of Lithographically Defined Peptide Structures - Amendment 2."

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Computational Nanotechnology (250,000)

Lundstrom, Mark S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from INTEL CORPORATION, "75,000, "NCN Membership."

Lundstrom, Mark S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from The University at Albany-SUNY, $100,000, "INSTITUTE FOR NANOELECTRONICS DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION (INDEX)."

Lundstrom, Mark S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from INTEL CORPORATION, $75,000, "NCN Consortium."

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Nanotechnology ($58,901)

Fisher, Timothy; Birck Nanotechnology Center, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $58,901, "US-India Workshop: Frontiers in Scalable Nanostructured Interface Materials, Bangalore, November 2008."

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2008 (July-December)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices ($690,000)

APPENZELLER, JOERG; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Suny At Albany, $100,000, "Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery and Exploration (IND)."

COOPER, JAMES A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $400,000, "Graphene Synthesis on Silicon."

COOPER, JAMES A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Intel Corporation, $125,000, "Investigation of Graphene Nanoelectronics as the Basis for Future Integrated Circuits."

YE, PEIDE; Birck Nanotechnology Center, U.S. Department Of Commerce, $50,000, "Advanced Electrical Characterization of High-Performance III."

YE, PEIDE; Birck Nanotechnology Center, U.S. Ferdinand-Braun-Institution, $15,000, "ALD High-K for GaN Switch Devices."

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Nanophotonics and Optics ($183,000)

KILDISHEV, ALEXANDER V.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Lockheed Martin Corp., $40,000, "Engineering Optical metamaterials for Active Cloaking Device."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Norfolk State University, $93,000, "NSF PREM subcontract with NSU Year 3."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Norfolk State University, $50,000, "Studies of Nanoantenna Enhanced Luminescence of Dye."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine ($1,129,877)

ALAM, MUHAMMAD A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Univ Of Illinois At Champaign-Urbana, $122,591, "Integrated Biochips for Detection for Cancer Markers."

MAO, CHENGDE; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Univ Of Illinois At Champaign-Urbana, $43,703, "RNA Nanomotor Based Active Devices for Biology and Medicine."

MCNALLY, HELEN A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Morton Cure Paralysis Fund, $25,000, "Nanoscale Investigation of Neuronal Regeration in Response to Reactive Astrocytic Gliosis.”

PORTERFIELD, D. M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Office Of Naval Research, $124,373, "A Novel Multi-Site Patchclamp Biochip for Electrophysiologic."

RAO, MASARU P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Lilly (Eli) And Company, $139,041, "Cyrus Drug Delivery Device Reservoir: Phase I."

RAO, MASARU P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Smith Economics Group LTD, $3,000, "Titanium Microneedle Development."

RAO, MASARU P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Showalter Trust, $74,992, " “Development of Advanced Multifunctional Brain-machine Interface Devices with Enhanced Reliability for Chronic Implantation Applications”

STANCIU, LIA A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Cooperative State Research Service, $5,000, "NRI-BIO Based:The 2008 International Conference On Nanotechnology."

STANCIU, LIA A.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Science Foundation, $26,000, "2008 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry.”

THOMPSON, DAVID H.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of Cincinnati, $171,036, "PHI 29 DNA-Package Motor for Nanomedicine."

ZIAIE, BABAK; Birck Nanotechnology Center, PHS-NIH Natnl Inst Biomed Imaging/Bioengineering, $218,926, "Integrated Wireless Tracking and Dosimetry for Radiation Oncology.”

ZIAIE, BABAK; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of Minnesota, $112,468, "Microfabricated Implantable Glucose Sensor with Wireless Telemetry.”

ZIAIE, BABAK; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Ohio State University, $15,000, "Electrically Enhanced Drug Deliver to Brain Tissue."

PORTERFIELD, D. M.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Aeronautics And Space Admin., $48,747, "GraviSat: A Nanosatellite-Compatible System to Generate Artificial Gravity using a Rotating CD Platform for Space Studies of Microorganisms and Cells”

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer ($635,653)

FISHER, TIMOTHY; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Creare Incorporated, $9,996, "Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Thermal Interfaces: CNT Thermal Interfaces.”

FISHER, TIMOTHY; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Science Foundation, $33,794, "Collaborative Research: qHUB - Cyberinfrastructure for Community-Driven Research and Education in Heat Transfer - Amendment 1.”

XU, XIANFAN; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Research Triangle Institute, $45,000, "Advanced Nanoscale Thin-films and Nano-bulk Thermoelectric Materials towards 30% Conversion Efficiency Devices.”

POURPOINT, TIMOTHEE L.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, General Motors Corp., $347,422 (13% BNC), "Optimization of Manufacturable High Pressure Metal Hydride Storage Systems - Phase 1 Extension Proposal.”

SANDS, TIMOTHY D.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of California - Santa Cruz, $190,000, "Nanostructured Metal/Semiconductor Materials for Thermoelectric Generators.”

QI, MINGHAO; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Clemson University, $9,441, "Grain Boundary Complexes and Transitions in Doped Silicon."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing ($157,858)

SANDS, TIMOTHY D.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Forest Service, U.S., $52,250, "Research on Nanotechnology Related to Wood and Wood-based..."

LUCHT, ROBERT P.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Science Foundation, $105,608, "High-Resolution Laser Diagnostics and Modeling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Synthesis by Plasma-Enhanced CVD.”

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics ($1,032,086)

RHOADS, JEFFREY F.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Science Foundation, $319,680, "Exploiting Parametric Effects in Resonant Nanosystems."

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Bae Systems Advanced Technologies, Inc., $(100,000), "Evanescent Filter Cavities For Analog Spectral Processing."

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM J.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Bae Systems Advanced Technologies, Inc., $120,000, "IRAD Filter Development."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Panduit Corp, $70,000, "Micro - Electro Mechanical Switches."

WERELEY, STEVEN T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of California-Irvine, $6,000, "Microfluidics Focus on Fundamentals."

WERELEY, STEVEN T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of California-Irvine, $29,961, "Microfluidics Focus on Fundamentals."

WERELEY, STEVEN T.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Medtg,Llc, $65,259, "MedTG Sensor - IV Prototype - RENEWAL."

MURTHY, JAYATHI; DOE, $500,000: “PRISM: Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems Amendment I”

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS; U of Illinois, $21,186: “IMPACT-Center for Advancement of MEMS/NEMS VLSI Amendment 6”

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Nanometrology and Surface Science ($43,409)

LEE, GIL U.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University College Dublin, $43,409, "Single Molecule Force Measurements for the Identification of Troponin and Characterization of Aplysia Cell Adhesion Molecule Interactions"

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Computational Nanotechnology ($2,209,166)

LUNDSTROM, MARK S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, National Science Foundation, $1,824,166, "NETWORK FOR COMPUTATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S.; Birck Nanotechnology Center, Semiconductor Research Corporation, $75,000, "Membership to the NCN Consortium."

KLIMECK, GERHARD; Birck Nanotechnology Center, University Of Notre Dame, $310,000, "Midwest Academy for Nanoelectronics and Architectures (MANA)."

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