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EMC 2024

Jun. 30, 2024—On June 26 – 28, Haley, Owen, and Prof. Ebrish attended the 66th annual Electronic Materials Conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. This included presentations by both Haley and Owen, marking the first presentations in the EEDG group!

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2024 Summer Interns

May. 27, 2024—We are excited to welcome Lisa Sebastian (Rose-Hulman 2025) and Tianqi Sun (Georgia Tech 2025) to our group this summer! Through the NSF REU program, Lisa will be working on the etch, release, and transfer process of III-V materials while Tianqi will be working on the characterization of metal contacts to GaN through the VUSE...

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Owen Meilander was awarded the ECE Graduate Spotlight Award for the 2023–2024 Academic Year!

May. 10, 2024—On May 10th, Owen received the Graduate Spotlight Award from the ECE department for his outstanding work and for receiving an Honorable Mention for the NSF GRFP!

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Owen Selected as an Honorable Mention for the NSF GRFP!

Apr. 5, 2024—On Thursday, Owen was selected as an honorable mention for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), a significant national academic achievement. This esteemed program identifies exceptional graduate students engaged in pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees within the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Congratulations!

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Owen Meilander featured in a recent VINSE Researcher Highlight!

Jan. 24, 2024—Owen was recently chosen by the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) for a Researcher Highlight. He was recognized for his work both in the lab and outside of it. Read the rest of the story here!        

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Owen Recognized by VINSE for his Passion for STEM Outreach

Dec. 20, 2023—Recently, Owen was recognized by VINSE as the first NanoGuide to complete five outreach events! His continues to support this initiative by both teaching the visiting students along with training the other NanoGuides on many of the stations. Read more at the following link.       If you are passionate about science and want...

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Work Beyond the Lab: VINSE NanoGuides

Oct. 8, 2023—Beyond the lab, Swarnim, Owen, and Haley are all heavily involved with the VINSE NanoGuide program. This outreach program allows for the students to share their love of science and engineering with the surrounding community. They have represented the lab during the events such as the Tennessee Maker Fest and many high school fieldtrips to...

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EEDG Takes on Chicago!

Aug. 10, 2023—Between August 7th and 9th 2023, the EEDG lab attended the Lester Eastman Conference on High Performance Devices at the University of Illinois Chicago. This marks the first conference that the group has been represented at. Students had the chance to network with other students, professors, and DoD lab scientists in their field leading to many...

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