2022-2023 Block-Gift Projects

Professors Lisa Porter and Robert Davis, Carnegie Mellon University
Fundamental Research on Gallium-Oxide Epitaxial Films; Investigation of Polymorphs for High Efficiency Power Electronics

Professor Christopher Saldaña, Georgia Institute of Technology
Controlling Stress and Defects in Optical Surfaces by Hybrid Additive Manufacturing

Professor Tsunenobu Kimoto, Kyoto University
Fundamental Study on Carrier Transport in n- and p-Channel SiC MOSFETs

Professor Haley Doude, Mississippi State University
Towards the Prediction and Reduction of Residual Stresses in Additively Manufactured Ti-6A1-4V

Professor Brian D’Urso, Montana State University
Improving Gravitational Measurements using Silicon Vacancy Defects in Levitated 4H-SiC Particles

Professor Allen Yi, The Ohio State University
High Volume Multiscale Functional Precision Optical Surface Replication

Professor Anant Agarwal, The Ohio State University
Reliable SiC Power MOSFET Design Methodology

Professor Mahmoud Fallahi, University of Arizona
High-Order Laguerre-Gaussian Beam Mode Locked VECSELs for Secure Free Space and Fiber

Professor Linran Fan, University of Arizona
Scalable Integration of Diamond Color Centers with Aluminum Nitride Photonics for quantum Information Science

Professor Uttam Singisetti, University of Buffalo
Next Generation Ultrawide-Bandgap Electronics

Professor Jonathan Bird, University of Buffalo
Plasmonic Transistors for Terahertz-Band Communication

Professor Sriram Krishnamoorthy, University of California, Santa Barbara
Epitaxial Growth of Ultra-Wide Bandgap Gallium (Aluminum) Oxide Thin Films and Heterostructures

Professor Ying Shirley Meng, University of Chicago
Enabling High Loading Silicon Anodes via Sulfur based Solid Electrolytes

Professor Matthew Doty, University of Delaware
Wafer-scale Growth of Site-Determined Wavelength-Turntable Quantum Emitters in Atomically-Thin (2D) Semiconductors

Professor John Dallesasse, University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana
Polarization Control in VCSELs for Compact LiDAR and AR/VR Applications

Professor Robert P. Devaty, University of Pittsburgh
Univ. of Pittsburgh Research Support for the Montana State Univ. Program on Improving Gravitational Measurements using
Silicon Vacancy Defects in Levitated 4H-SiC Particles

Professor Jerrold Floro and Professor Ji Ma, University of Virginia
Additive Manufacturing of Thermally Stable Freeform Optical Reflectors Through Engineered Composites