Birck Nanotechnology Center

Awards from External Sources


2009 (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

 

2009 (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


2009 (January-June)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices

STACH, ERIC A., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $247,633, "GOALI: QUANTIFYING GROWTH MECHANISMS IN SEMICONDUCTOR NANOWIRES USING REAL TIME TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY."

SCHWARTZ, RICHARD J., from DUPONT,E.I. DENEMOURS AND COMPANY, $20,000, "Detailed Numerical Device Modeling in Support of the VHESC Program."

STACH, ERIC A., from P. C. KRAUSE AND ASSOCIATES, INC., $50,926, "Improving the growth of large-scale nanotube systems via multi-level heterogeneous modeling."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $126,239, "Composition-Modulated Nanowire Arrays for Thermoelectric Power Generation."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS CENTER, $248,184, "One-Dimensional Nanowires for High Linearity in RF Applications."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $161,749, "Copper-Copper Bonding for Laminated Thermoelectric Elements."

YE, PEIDE, from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $148,820, "Upgrading an Atomic Layer Deposition System for High-k Dielectric Integration on SiC and Graphene."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from University of California - Santa Cruz, $190,000, "Nanostructured Metal/Semiconductor Materials for Thermoelectric Generators."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from SUNY AT ALBANY, $83,333, "Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery and Exploration (INDEX)."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, $50,000, "Modification 1, Subaward 08-54, Project 1072537, Task 11, Award 47154."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CORPORATION, $47,808, "Physics of Dissipative Quantum Transport."

COOPER, JAMES A., from INTEL CORPORATION, $125,000, "Investigation of Graphene Nanoelectronics as the Basis for Future Integrated Circuits."

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Nanophotonics and Optics

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from Norfolk State University, $50,000, "ENGINEERING BASIC PHYSICAL AND SPECTROSCOPIC PRINCIPLES OF RANDOM LASERS AND OTHER NANO- COMPOSITE PHOTONIC MATERIALS."

XU, XIANFAN, from QmagiQ, LLC, $25,000, "STTR: Sub-wavelength Optical Antenna for Multispectral Polarimetric Focal Plan Array."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $572,871, "TUNABLE AND RECONFIGURABLE OPTICAL NEGATIVE-INDEX MATERIALSWITH LOW LOSSES."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, $85,167, "FIELD-ENHANCING PLASMONIC NANOMATERIALS."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $526,002, "TUNABLE AND RECONFIGURABLE OPTICAL NEGATIVE-INDEX MATERIALSWITH LOW LOSSES."

QI, MINGHAO, from MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, $134,167, "Membrane Technology and 3D Photonic-Crystal Devices."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from TIENTA SCIENCES, INC., $100,000, "Negative-Index Metamaterials For Nanoscale OpticalImaging And Sensing."

QI, MINGHAO, from MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, $95,833, "Membrane Technology and 3D Photonic-Crystal Devices."

KILDISHEV, ALEXANDER V., from LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP., $40,000, "Metamaterials for Active Optical Camouflage and Hyperlens Concepts."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine

ZIAIE, BABAK, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $91,306, "An Intracranial Energy Harvesting Device for Treatment of Neurological Disorders."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from Univ of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, $43,676, "NSEC: Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymer Biomedical Devices."

IRUDAYARAJ, JOSEPH M., from PHS-NIH NAT INST OF ENVIRONMENT HLTH SCI, $135,598.50, "Chemical Mapping of Chromate Uptake, Localization, and Reduction in Remediating Bacteria using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrates."

SAVRAN, CAGRI A., from NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, $221,136, "Immunomagnetic diffractometry for rapid biomolecular detection…"

LEARY, JAMES F., from Techshot, $14,936.50, "Microfluidic Multichannel Flow Cytometer."

ZIAIE, BABAK, from AMIPurdue, $92,693, "Implantable Microoxygen Generator."

LEARY, JAMES F., from DOW AGROSCIENCES, $40,196, "Multifunctionalization of Nanoparticle for Plant Cell Delivery of DNA and Protein Molecules."

ZIAIE, BABAK, from AMIPurdue, $39,000, "Implantable Microoxygen Generator."

ZIAIE, BABAK, from AMIPurdue, $132,304, "OccuTack."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer

XU, XIANFAN, from UNIVERSAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, $72,395, "Photoacoustic Measurement of Thermal Conductance at Low Temperatures."

XU, XIANFAN, from AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, $125,000, "Coherent Control of Thermal Transport."

GARIMELLA, SURESH V., from RAYTHEON, $22,210, "SOW 2 - Thermal Ground Plane Program: Nanostructured Wick Material System Development."

XU, XIANFAN, from Spectral Energies, LLC, $14,000, "SBIR: Femtosecond Temporal Pulse Shaping and Spectroscopy for Drilling and Inspecting Straight and Shaped Cooling Holes."

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from PowerMEMS Technologies Inc., $133,543, "Enhanced Thermal Interfaces for Compact Reciprocating PowerGeneration Devices."

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from Eaton Innovation Center, &9,500, "Electrical and Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Nanomaterial Sheets."

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from Eaton Innovation Center, $13,725, "Synthesis of Arrays of Carbon Nanotube on Copper Sheets."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing

STANCIU, LIA A., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $15,000, "2009 International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $140,000, "Ultra Low-Size Self-Powered Wireless Sensors for Condition Monitoring of Cracks in Aircraft Structural Components."

CHEN, WEINONG W., from Defense Threat Reduction Agency, $150,000, "Penetration into Granular Earth Materials."

ALLAIN, JEAN P., from Materials Modification Inc., $125,000, "Nano-Tungsten for ITER Divertor Plate."

STACH, ERIC A., from SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES, $20,000, "Investigate the Mechanical Behavior of Composite Rubbers at the Nanoscale."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from LaserLith Corp., $50,000, "Phase Shifters for Electronically Steerable Antennas."

STACH, ERIC A., from HONDA, $109,851, "Honda Research Collaboration."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics

RHOADS, JEFFREY F., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $424,859, "CAREER: Exploiting Collective Behaviors in Coupled Micro- and Nanosystems."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Intelligent Automation Inc., $33,000, "RF MEMS Tunable Filters for Reconfigurable EVA Radio."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE, $15,000, "Microfluidics Focus On Fundamentals."

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM J., from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $96,087, "Analog Spectral Processor (ASP) Phase 2."

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM J., from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $300,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavaties for Analog Spectral Processing: Phase 2."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, $122,435, "IMPACT-CENTER FOR ADVANCEMENT OF MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

MURTHY, JAYATHI Y., from ENERGY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $800,000, "PRISM: Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity andSurvivability of Microsystems."

MURTHY, JAYATHI Y., from PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION: SIRG, $101,436, "VPR SIRG, Murthy, J. c/s on 103080 PRISM, yr 2 of 5."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from Audio Pixels Ltd., $34,607, "Proposal for micro-PIV measurements to Audiopixels."

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Nanometrology and Surface Science

RUAN, XIULIN, from AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH, $140,504, "Optically Modulated Radiative Surface Coatings Using Ordered Array of Vertical Carbon Nanotubes."

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2009 (July-December)

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices

KLIMECK, GERHARD, from PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION: XR GRANT, $16,750, "Midwest Academy for Nanoelectronics & Architectures - MANA."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $350,000, "GOALI: Gated Tunneling Devices from Nano-wire Core Shell Structures for Low-power Applications."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CORPORATION, $40,000, "Semicondustor Research Corp."

GRAY, JEFFERY L., from DUPONT EXPERIMENTAL STATION, $496,735, "Modeling of Very High Efficiency Multijunction PhotovoltaicSystems and Devices."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from University of California - Santa Cruz, $50,000, "Nanostructured Metal/Semiconductor Materials for Thermoelectric Generators."

COOPER, JAMES A., from AUBURN UNIVERSITY, $46,427, "Investigation of Electrostatic Interface Smoothing in 4H-SiC."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CORPORATION, $49,463.50, "Year 2 SRC funding to grant 203630."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CORPORATION, $75,000, "NCN Membership Agreement."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-LOS ANGELES, $125,000, "Functional Engineered Nano Architectonics."

APPENZELLER, JOERG, from IBM, $30,000, "IBM."

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Nanophotonics and Optics

DRACHEV, VLADIMIR P., from General Dynamics Information Tech Inc., $18,750, "Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Optical Metamaterials."

DRACHEV, VLADIMIR P., from GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP., $126,213, "Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Optical Metamaterials."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA, $60,833, "Field-Enhancing Plasmonic Nanomaterials Amendment 5."

WEINER, ANDREW M., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $409,247, "Innovative Silicon Photonics for Polarization Sensing and Control."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from Science & Technology Corp., $100,000, "Bi-spectral plasmonic obscurants."

BOLTASSEVA, ALEXANDRA, from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $50,000, "Searching for Better Plasmonic Materials."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., from DUKE UNIVERSITY, $620,250, "Transformation Optical Metamaterials."

SHALAEV, VLADIMIR M., 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

ZIAIE, BABAK, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $150,000, "Micromachined Thermophones with Engineered Thermo-acoustic Response."

ZIAIE, BABAK, from LILLY (ELI) AND COMPANY, $115,918, "A Micropump for Cyrus Drug Delivery Device."

SAVRAN, CAGRI A., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $270,000, "Hybrid Bionanomechanical Systems for Single Molecule Detection."

REIFENBERGER, RONALD G., from NaugaNeedles, $69,317, "The Design and Fabrication of Ultra-soft Scanning Probes for Use in the Study of Biological Samples Under Liquids."

IRUDAYARAJ, JOSEPH M., from PHS-NIH NAT INST OF ENVIRONMENT HLTH SCI., $146,307, "Chemical Mapping of Chromate Uptake, Localization, and Reduction in Remediating Bacteria using Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Substrates."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from IKOtech, LLC, $16,401, "Magnetic Purification of Stem Cells from Cord Blood."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from RAYTHEON, $90,000, "Development of Nano Thermal Interface Materials."

XU, XIANFAN, from UNIVERSAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, $33,605, "Photoacoustic Measurement of Thermal Conductance at Low Temperatures."

CHEN, YONG P., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $550,000, "CAREER: Table-top High Energy Physics in Graphene."

CHEN, YONG P., from HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $397,033, "Graphene based sensors for detecting special nuclear materials."

AGRAWAL, RAKESH, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $300,000, "IGERT: The Solar Economy IGERT (SEIGERT)."

LUCHT, ROBERT P., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $54,547.49, "High-Resolution Laser Diagnostics and Modeling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Synthesis by Plasma-Enhanced CV - Amend1."

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from RAYTHEON, $707,735, "Development of Nano Thermal Interface Materials."

XU, XIANFAN, from RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE, $45,000, "Advanced Nanoscale Thin-films and Nano-bulk Thermoelectric Materials towards 30% Conversion Efficiency Devices."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $35,000, "Composition-Modulated Nanowire Arrays for Thermoelectric Power Generation."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $90,358, "Composition-Modulated Nanowire Arrays for Thermoelectric Power Generation."

FISHER, TIMOTHY, from UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON RESEARCH INSTITUTE, $32,280, "Database Development for thermalHUB."

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Nanomaterials, Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing

CHEN, YONG P., from Defense Threat Reduction Agency, $100,000, "Interaction of Radiation with Graphene-based Nanomaterials."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Intelligent Automation Inc, $33,000, "Electrically-Small Loop Antennas for Pulse-based Systems."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Flowserve Corp., $20,000, "Wireless Integrated Temperature Sensors for Mechanical Seals."

SANDS, TIMOTHY D., from FOREST SERVICE, U.S., $52,250, "Research on Nanotechnology Related to Wood and Wood-based Materials."

MARTINI, ASHLIE M., from FOREST SERVICE, U.S., $17,500, "Molecular Dynamic Modeling of Cellulose Nanocrystals (CNCs)."

YOUNGBLOOD, JEFFREY P., from FOREST SERVICE, U.S., $93,276, "Examination of the potentials for using wood flakes from logging slash."

XU, XIANFAN, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $38,366, "Graduate Research Supplements (GSR) to NIRT/GOALI: Development of a Multiscale Hierarchical Nanomanufacturing Tool."

MCGLOTHLIN, JAMES D., from PHS-CDC NATNL INST OF OCCUP,SAFTEY,HLTH, $25,000, "Successful Applications of Prevention through Design Principles to Eliminate Hazards and Minimize Risks to Engineered Nanomaterials."

MOHAMMADI, SAEED, from Innosys Inc., $40,000, "An Integrated Klystron Cavity for mm-Wave Power Amplifier Modules."

CHEN, WEINONG W., from Defense Threat Reduction Agency, $150,000, "Impact Response of Granular Materials at Global and Meso Scales."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics

CHAPPELL, WILLIAM J., from BAE SYSTEMS ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC., $20,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavities for Analog Specrtral Processing."

MURTHY, JAYATHI Y., from ENERGY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF, $250,000, "PRISM: Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity andSurvivability of Microsystems Amendment 3."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Virtual EM Inc., $56,075, "RF MEMS Switches for Self-Structuring Antennas - Phase II."

GARIMELLA, SURESH V., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $50,000, "Collaborative Research: TIE:AlN High-Q MEMS FBAR (Film BulkAcoustic Resonator) in a Liquid Environment - Amend 6."

RHOADS, JEFFREY F., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $41,047, "Exploiting Parametric Effects in Resonant Nanosystems - Grad Research Supplement."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $10,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE, $48,000, "Microfluidics Focus On Fundamentals."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from DEFENSE ADVANCED RES PROJECTS AGENCY, $131,379, "IMPACT - Center for Advancement of MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-IRVINE, $19,356, "Microfluidics Focus On Fundamentals."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from LaserLith Corp., $30,000, "Laserlith."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $10,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $20,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Flowserve Corp., $10,000, "Flowserve."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Micromachining Services Inc., $40,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc.."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Flowserve Corp., $10,000, "Flowserve."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from LaserLith Corp., $20,000, "Laserlith."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $10,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $20,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from Microassembly Technologies inc., $30,000, "Microassembly Technologies, Inc.."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from Hummingbird Precision Machine, $112,500, "Design and fabrication of microfluidic chips for in-situ (scanning) transmission electron microscopy (S)TEM observations in liquids."

WERELEY, STEVEN T., from Life Technologies, $25,000, "Optoelectrowetting Research."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $80,000, "CAREER: Liquid Radio Frequency Electronics - Amend 2."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - DAVIS, $56,500, "Reconfigurable MEMS Filters for Cognitive Radio."

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Nanometrology and Surface Science

RAMAN, ARVIND, from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $365,000, "GOALI: Nonlinear, multi-modal, and stochastic dynamics of low-stiffness microcantilevers in liquid environment Atomic Force Microscopy."

CHEN, YONG P., from NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS & TECH., $110,000, "Quantum Electronic Metrology in Graphene Nanostructures."

PEROULIS, DIMITRIOS, from OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH, $140,000, "Ultra Low-Size Self-Powered Wireless Sensors for Condition Monitoring of Cracks in Aircraft Structural Components."

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Computational Nanotechnology

KAIS, SABRE, from ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE, $35,000, "Physics: Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality of Quantum Gases."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $75,000, "NETWORK FOR COMPUTATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY - Amend 3."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, $912,063.25, "NETWORK FOR COMPUTATIONAL NANOTECHNOLOGY."

KLIMECK, GERHARD, from CORNELL UNIVERSITY, $156,857.50, "A TeraGrid Matlab Cluster - Exploring New Services for an XD Future."

CLARK, JASON V., from CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIVERSITY, $104,746, "CDI - Type II: Building a Virtual Micro/Nanosystems DesignCommunity."

LUNDSTROM, MARK S., from MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, $568,660.16, "Theory, Modeling, and Simulation of Nanotransistors."

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