May 2016: Farhad received a 2016 Outstanding TA Award given by the ECE Department! Congratulations, Farhad! Pics here.
February 2016: Amirhossein gave an invited talk in Orlando, Florida.
September 2015: Amirhossein gave a contributed talk at SISPAD in Washington, DC.
May 2015: Yanbing defended his dissertation -- congratulations! (See picture.) He is starting a job at Microsoft Corporation in Seattle, WA.
March 2015: Prof. Knezevic received a prestigious H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, given to outstanding UW-Madison faculty within 6 years of receiving tenure.
December 2014: Nishant defended his dissertation -- congratulations! He is starting a postdoc position at the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago, IL.
August 2014: Leon, Oli, and Farhad will give talks at ICPS 2014 in Austin, TX.
June 2014: Leon and Oli gave talks at IWCE 2014 in Paris. Irena gave a lecture
November 2013: Nishant defended his prelim -- congratulations!
July 2013: Zlatan is leaving the group to start his new job as an Assistant Professor in EECS at the University of Massachusetts, Amhers! Congratulations, Zlatan!
May 2013: Yanbing defended his prelim -- congratulations!
March 2013: Leon gave a talk at the APS March Meeting in Baltimore
Dec 2012: Leon defended his prelim -- congratulations!
Nov 2012: Amirhossien and Zlatan presented papers at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston
Four new students join the group -- welcome Song, Farhad, Oli, and Ahmed!
Aug 2012: Bozidar graduated -- congratulations, Bozidar! (See photos)
May 2012: Three group members recognized at IWCE 2012 Student Paper Competition: one outstanding student paper award (Bozidar Novakovic), two honorable mentions (Nishant Sule and Yanbing Shi)
May 2012: IWCE 2012 held in Madison
Edwin received the ECE Department's 2011 Best Dissertation Award -- congratulations, Edwin!
2010 and before
Dec 2010: Keely and Edwin graduated -- congratulations!
Edwin received a 2010 Graduate Peer Mentor Award -- congratulations, Edwin!
Edwin's paper "Thermoelectric Properties of Silicon Nanowires" was a Best Paper Award Finalist at IEEE NANO 2008
Feb 2008: Suzey graduated -- congratulations!
Suzey received the 2007 Best Student Paper Award at NUSOD'07 for her paper and talk "Design and optimization of a GaAs-based sub-7-micron quantum cascade laser based on multivalley Monte Carlo simulation." Congratulations, Suzey!