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IEEE Nanotechnology Council Announces 2007 Award Winners. Congratulations to all the winners. The Council is now calling for nomimations for the 2008 Awards. The nomination form can be found here and the guidelines can be found here.

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Announces 2007 Award Winners

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Awards Committee (Chaired by Prof. Chennupati Jagadish) announced its 2007 award winners for IEEE Nanotechnology Pioneer Award, IEEE NTC Distinguished Service Award and IEEE NTC Early Career Award.

Nanotechnology Pioneer Award

The NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The winners of the 2007 award are:

Professor Pallab Bhattacharya (University of Michigan) for contributions to “Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices”

Professor Mark Reed (Yale University) for contributions to “Nano and Molecular Electronics”

Distinguished Service Award

The purpose of the Distinguished Service Award is to recognize an individual who has performed outstanding service for the benefit and advancement of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council.

Toshio Fukuda (Nagoya University) is the winner for his outstanding service to the council as its Founding President and in many other roles

Nanotechnology Early Career Award

The purpose of the Nanotechnology Early Career Award is to recognize individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology. The winner of the 2007 award is:

Professor Chongwu Zhou (University of Southern California) for his contributions to “Nanowire and Nanotube Electronics”

These awards will be presented at IEEE NANO 2007 in Hong Kong in August 2007.

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Awards Committee, 2007-2008


Professor Chennupati Jagadish
Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering
The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT 0200, AUSTRALIA
Ph: +61-2-6152-0363, Fax: +61-2-6152-0511


Professor Fumihito Arai
Dept. of Bioengineering and Robotics
Tohoku University
6-6-01 Aramaki-Aoba, Aoba-ku,
Sendai 980-8579, JAPAN
Phone: +81-22-795-6966, FAX: +81-22-795-6967

Professor P. Daniel Dapkus
W M Keck Professor of Engineering
University of Southern California
Electrical Engineering-Electrophysics
3651 Watt Way
Vivian Hall of Engineering 310
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0243, USA
Ph: 213-740-4414, Fax: 213-740-6022, Email:

Dr. Daniel Gamota
1301 East Algonquin Road
Schaumburg, IL 60196, USA
Ph: 847-576-5084,

Professor Hans L. Hartnagel
Technical University Darmstadt
Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik
Merckstr. 25
D 64283 Darmstadt, GERMANY
Tel.: +49-6151-162162, Fax: +49-6151-164367

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