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PRISM faculty members Hasan, Ong, Petta and Yazdani were awarded grants as part of The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems (EPiQS) Initiative. This five year grant will allow these outstanding physicists to pursue ambitious, high-risk research, including the development of new experimental techniques.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation was established in 2000 to create positive outcomes for future generations around the world and at home in the San Franc
PRISM faculty member Mike McAlpine receives 2014 NIH Director's New Innovator Award for his project entitled "3D Printed Nano-Bionic Organs". For more information, please visit NIH webpage http://projectreporter.nih.gov/project_description.cfm?projectnumber=1DP2EB020537-01
PRISM faculty members Cava, Shayegan and senior research scholar Pfeiffer were awarded grants as part of The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Materials Synthesis Investigators Award. These awards aim to boost discovery of new quantum materials.
Professor Shayegan and senior research scholar Pfeiffer, both of Electrical Engineering, will support the research targeting synthesis and characterization of new materials exhibiting novel electronic and/or magnetic properties, while Chemistry professo
Arvind Ravikumar and John Chang, both graduate students in the Department of Electrical Engineering, are the co-winners of the 2014 Newport Graduate Award in Photonics.

        
Arvind with Prof. Sturm (right)         John with Profs. Prucnal (left) and Sturm (right)

Arvind’s research, under the direction of Prof. Claire Gmachl, is on II-VI Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors (QWIP detectors)

Vince Poor presenting Callie Woods '14 with the Newport Award in
Photonics at the SEAS Class Day Ceremony (photo credit: Frank Wojciechowski)

Callie Woods, a senior from the Electrical Engineering department, is the recipient of the 2014 Newport Undergraduate Award in Photonics. Callie has been conducting senior thesis research during this academic year in the lab of Prof. Claire Gmachl, resulting in a thesis entitled “Advances in an In Vivo Noninvasive Glucose Sensing System: Us