Birck Nanotechnology Center

Awards from External Sources


2010

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 & Theory

 


2010

Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Devices

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 University Of California-Los Angeles, $125,000, "Functional Engineered Nano Architectonics."

Lucht, Robert P., from National Science Foundation, $54,547, "High-Resolution Laser Diagnostics and Modeling of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Synthesis by Plasma-Enhanced CVD."

Appenzeller, Joerg, from Semiconductor Research Corporation, $40,000, "Semiconductor Research Corporation."

Cooper, James A., from Auburn University, $46,427, "Investigation of Electrostatic Interface Smoothing in 4H-SiC."

Manfra, Michael James, from National Science Foundation, $359,987, "Terahertz Quantum Cascade Laser Utilizing Lattice-Matched Iii-Nitride Heterostructures."

Ye, Peide, from National Institute Of Standards & Tech., $75,000, "Advanced Optical Characterization of High-k/III-V Interfaces and its Relation with High-Performance III-V MOSFETs."

Appenzeller, Joerg, from Army Research Office, $70,000, "Tunneling Devices from III-V Nanowire Heterostructures for high frequency, low-powered RF applications."

Appenzeller, Joerg, from IBM, $30,000, "IBM."

Cooper, James A., from University Of Notre Dame, $1,102,200, "State of Indiana Funded Activities for Midwest Institute of Nanoelectronics Discovery (MIND)."

Mohammadi, Saeed, from Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $239,457, "Silicon on Insulator High Power Amplifiers (SOIHPA)."

Chen, Yong P., from Homeland Security, U.S. Department Of, $397,033, "Graphene based sensors for detecting special nuclear materials."

Chen, Yong P., from National Institute Of Standards & Tech., $110,000, "Quantum Electronic Metrology in Graphene Nanostructures."

Chen, Yong P., from National Science Foundation, $550,000, "CAREER:  Table-top High Energy Physics in Graphene."

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Nanophotonics and Optics

Shalaev, Vladimir M., from Duke University, $620,250, "Transformation Optical Metamaterials."

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

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."

Drachev, Vladimir P., from General Dynamics Information Tech Inc., $126,213, "Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Optical Metamaterials."

Shalaev, Vladimir M., from University Of Central Florida, $60,833, "Field-Enhancing Plasmonic Nanomaterials."

Xu, Xianfan, from Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $756,133, "Nanoscale Optical Antenna Array for Controlled, Massively Parallel Manufacturing of Nanowire Devices."

Shalaev, Vladimir M., from Army Research Office, $1,052,215, "Tunable And Reconfigurable Optical Negative-Index MaterialsWith Low Losses."

Shalaev, Vladimir M., from University Of Central Florida, $146,000, "Field-Enhancing Plasmonic Nanomaterials."

Kildishev, Alexander V., from Lockheed Martin Corp., $30,000, "Hyperlens Concentrators."
Xu, Xianfan, from Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $355,647, "Nanoscale Optical Antenna Array for Controlled, Massively Parallel Manufacturing of Nanowire Devices."

Qi, Minghao, from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, $230,00, "Membrane Technology and 3D Photonic-Crystal Devices."

Qi, Minghao, from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, $95,833," Membrane Technology and 3D Photonic-Crystal Devices."

Weiner, Andrew M., from National Science Foundation, $409,247, "Innovative Silicon Photonics for Polarization Sensing and Control."

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Bionanotechnology and Nanomedicine

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."

Savran, Cagri A., from National Science Foundation, $270,000, "Hybrid Bionanomechanical Systems for Single Molecule Detection."

Ziaie, Babak, from Lilly (Eli) And Company, $115,918, "A Micropump for Cyrus Drug Delivery Device."

Leary, James F., from Techshot, $98,000, "Microfluidic Multichannel Flow Cytometer."

Irudayaraj, Joseph M. K., from Phs-Nih Nat Inst Of Environment Hlth Sci., $148,307, "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."

Leary, James F., from Dow Agrosciences, $113,823, "Construction of DNA/CPP/fusion-tag tethered nanoparticles for the plant cell delivery, genome modification and transgene expression."

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Energy Conversion and Heat Transfer

Fisher, Timothy, from Raytheon, $90,000, "Development of Nano Thermal Interface Materials."

Agrawal, Rakesh, from National Science Foundation, $300,000, "IGERT:  The Solar Economy IGERT (SEIGERT)."

Fisher, Timothy, from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Adv Sci Res, $16,400, "The India-US Joint Networked Centre on Nanomaterials for Energy."

Garimella, Suresh V., from National Science Foundation, $50,000, "NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Compact, High-Performance Cooling Technologies Research."

Sands, Timothy D., from University Of California - Santa Cruz, $50,000, "Nanostructured Metal/Semiconductor Materials for Thermoelectric Generators."

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."

Fisher, Timothy, from University Of Dayton Research Institute, $32,280, "Database Development for thermalHUB."

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."

Xu, Xianfan, from Universal Technology Corporation, $38,762, "Photoacoustic Measurement of Thermal Conductance at Low Temperatures."

Xu, Xianfan, from Air Force Office Of Scientific Research, $125,000, "Coherent Control of Thermal Transport."

Xu, Xianfan, from Universal Technology Corporation, $33,605, "Photoacoustic Measurement of Thermal Conductance at Low Temperatures."

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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."

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, "NIRT/GOALI: Development of a Multiscale Hierarchical Nanomanufacturing Tool."

Cooper, James A., 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)."

McGlothlin, James D., from Phs-Cdc Natnl Inst Of Occup,Safety,Hlth., $25,000, "Successful Applications of Prevention through Design Principles to Eliminate Hazards and Minimize Risks to Engineered Nanomaterials."

Stach, Eric A., from Honda, $105,000, "Honda Research Collaboration."

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

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Micromachining Services, Inc., $10,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Micromachining Services, Inc., $10,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Micromachining Services, Inc., $10,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Micromachining Services, Inc., $10,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc."

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 Micromachining Services, Inc., $40,000, "Micromachining Services, Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Microassembly Technologies Inc., $30,000, "Microassembly Technologies Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Microassembly Technologies Inc., $20,000, "Microassembly Technologies Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Microassembly Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Microassembly Technologies Inc."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Microassembly Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Microassembly Technologies Inc."

Ruan, Xiulin, from Air Force Office Of Scientific Research, $145,482, "Optically Modulated Radiative Surface Coatings Using Ordered Array of Vertical Carbon Nanotubes."

Stach, Eric A., from National Science Foundation, $225,240, "GOALI: Quantifying Growth Mechanisms In Semiconductor Nanowires Using Real Time Transmission Electron Microscopy."

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MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nanofluidics

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

Ziaie, Babak, from National Science Foundation, $150,000, "Micromachined Thermophones with Engineered Thermo-acoustic Response."

Rhoads, Jeffrey Frederick, from National Science Foundation, $41,047, "Exploiting Parametric Effects in Resonant Nanosystems."

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

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

Murthy, Jayathi Y., from Energy, U.S. Department Of, $250,000, "PRISM:  Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity andSurvivability of Microsystems."

Wereley, Steven T., from University Of California-Irvine, $19,356, "Microfluidicis Focus On Fundamentals."

Wereley, Steven T., from University Of California-Irvine, $48,000, "Microfluidics Focus On Fundamentals."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from National Science Foundation, $10,000, "CAREER:  Liquid Radio Frequency Electronics."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from University Of Illinois, $131,379, "Impact-Center For Advancement Of MEMS/NEMS VLSI."

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."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Laserlith Corp., $30,000, "Laserlith."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Flowserve Corp., $10,000, "Flowserve."

Murthy, Jayathi Y., from Energy, U.S. Department Of, $1,650,000, "PRISM:  Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity andSurvivability of Microsystems."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Flowserve Corp., $10,000, "Flowserve."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Laserlith Corp., $20,000, "Laserlith."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from University Of California - Davis., $56,500, "Reconfigurable MEMS Filters for Cognitive Radio."

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."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Rockwell Collins., $100,000, "Z-Fab Filter."

Wereley, Steven T., from Life Technologies, $25,000, "Optoelectrowetting Research."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from National Science Foundation, $80,000, "CAREER:  Liquid Radio Frequency Electronics."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Laserlith Corp., $160,000, "MEMS for Electronically Steerable Antennas and Gyroscopes."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Flowserve Corp., $10,000, "Flowserve."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Resonant Microsystems Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Resonant Gift."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Resonant Microsystems Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Resonant Gift."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Endpoint Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Endpoint."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Endpoint Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Endpoint."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Endpoint Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Endpoint."

Peroulis, Dimitrios, from Endpoint Technologies Inc., $10,000, "Peroulis Endpoint."

Murthy, Jayathi Y., from Purdue Research Foundation: Xr Grant, $8,398, "10-11 PRF XR Research Grants."

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

Chappell, William J., from Bae Systems Advanced Technologies, Inc., $180,000, "Switch Programmable Interconnected Resonator Array Logic (SPIRAL)."

Chappell, William J., from Bae Systems Advanced Technologies, Inc., $20,000, "Evanescent Filter Cavities For Analog Spectral Processing."

Chappell, William J., from Defense Advanced Res Projects Agency, $980,000, "DARPA Evanescent-mode  Cavity  Seedling."

Chappell, William J., from Bae Systems Advanced Technologies, Inc., $336,451, "Tunable Filter Statement of Work TJ010 Rev B."

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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."

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Computational Nanotechnology

Klimeck, Gerhard , from Cornell University, $156,858, "A TeraGrid Matlab Cluster - Exploring New Services for an XD Future."

Schwartz, Richard J., from Dupont,E.I. Denemours And Company, $496,735, "Detailed Numerical Device Modeling in Support of the VHESC Program."

Lundstrom, Mark S., from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, $568,660, "Theory, Modeling, and Simulation of Nanotransistors."

Clark, Jason Vaughn, from Carnegie-Mellon University, $104,746, "CDI - Type II:  Building a Virtual Micro/Nanosystems DesignCommunity."

Klimeck, Gerhard , from Purdue Research Foundation: Xr Grant, $16,750, "09-10 XR Research Grant."

Lundstrom, Mark S., from National Science Foundation, $75,000, "Network For Computational Nanotechnology."

Lundstrom, Mark S., from National Science Foundation, $1,824,167, "Network For Computational Nanotechnology."

Lundstrom, Mark S., from Semiconductor Research Corporation, $75,000, "NCN Membership Agreement."

Klimeck, Gerhard , from Lockheed Martin Corp., $25,000, "Direct mapping from First Principles to Empirical Tight Binding."

Klimeck, Gerhard , from Purdue Research Foundation: Xr Grant, $16,795, "10-11 PRF XR Research Grants."

Kais, Sabre, from Army Research Office, $35,000, "Physics: Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality of Quantum Gases."

Kais, Sabre, from Army Research Office, $50,000, "Physics: Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality of Quantum Gases."

Lundstrom, Mark S., from Semiconductor Research Corporation, $49,464, "Physics of Dissipative Quantum Transport."

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