Deji Akinwande to Join ECE Faculty

Monday, July 6, 2009 (All day)

Deji Akinwande to Join ECE Faculty

 

Dr. Deji Akinwande will begin working as an assistant professor in the fall. He is a co-inventor of a high frequency interconnect, and is a recipient of the Ford Foundation and Sloan pre-doctoral Fellowships and the inaugural DARE fellowship from Stanford University. His Ph.D. research focused on the synthesis (chemistry), properties (device physicsA), and applications (circuits) of carbon nanotube devices.

Akinwande received both the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics from Case Western Reserve University. His master's research involved the design, development and characterization of evanescent microwave probes for non-destructive imaging of materials. His doctorate is from Stanford.