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2021 News

Microelectronics Momentum Drives the Nation’s Semiconductor Resurgence

Georgia Tech serves as a vital partner in training the microelectronics workforce, driving future microelectronics advances, and providing unique fabrication and packaging facilities to develop and test new solutions.

Edgar Garay, a doctoral candidate at Georgia Tech's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, reviews a set of filaments as part of a  review his microchip design for his startup, Falcomm. (Photo: Matt Hummel)

Aline Eid

Eid Wins Top Honors at IEEE APS/URSI 2021

ECE Ph.D. student Aline Eid won two top honors at the 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI 2021), held December 4-10 both in a virtual format and in-person in Singapore.

Muhannad Bakir, a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, holding a monolithic microelectronics chip. He brings a breadth of knowledge to the shift from monolithic microelectronics to heterogeneous integration. (Photo credit: Robert Felt, Georgia Tech)

Researchers Lead Microelectronics Advances from Lab-to-fab, Bolstered by Synergy with GTRI

A hotbed for semiconductor innovation, the Georgia Institute of Technology offers deep domain expertise in device and integration technologies, as well as high-assurance tools for chip security.

Jacques Crawford, Emily Farmer, and Narayan Shirolkar

Reflection Speakers Find Common Ground

For the three students selected as reflection speakers for their fellow graduates, the task is one final challenge as well as a great honor.

Three engineering labs at Georgia Tech collaborated to demonstrate a new level of stretchability of a photodetector. Pictured above is first author Youngrak Park (right) with the lab leads (L to R) Bernard Kippelen,  Samuel Graham, and Olivier Pierron. (Photo credit: Ben Wright, Georgia Tech)

Soft Semiconductors that Stretch Like Human Skin Can Detect Ultra-low Light Levels

Georgia Tech researchers have created a semiconductor material that acts like a second skin layer and is up to 200% more stretchable than its original dimension without significantly losing its electric current.

Dupuis Selected as Benjamin Franklin Medal Recipient

ECE Professor Russell Dupuis has been named as a co-recipient of the 2022 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.

Raghupathy “Siva” Sivakumar

Sivakumar Named as NAI Fellow

Raghupathy “Siva” Sivakumar is among the 164 renowned academic inventors named as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). 

Electromagnetic Material Melting Apparatus (EMMA)

Students Overcome Turbulence to Shine at Capstone

The Capstone Design Expo returned to McCamish Pavilion for the first time since the fall of 2019, with more than 500 students broken into 118 teams from seven schools and three colleges participating.

Researchers Nelson Lourenco and Chris Coen with the TRAFFIC integrated circuit in a GTRI electronics testing laboratory. (Credit: Christopher Moore, GTRI)

TRAFFIC: Transversal Radio Frequency Filter Integrated Circuit

Researchers have developed a new silicon-germanium integrated circuit enabling direct throughput RF signal processing.