Recent Awards

                 
  • State of Texas "Emerging Technology Fund - Research Superiority in Nanophotonics" 2008, Mark Holtz and Henryk Temkin.
  • United States Department of Defense "Bronze Secretary of Defense award for Exceptional Public Service" 2008, Henryk Temkin.
  • IEEE "2008 Aron Kressel LEOS Award" for outstanding contributions and leadership in advancing opto-electronic materials and devices - the science of light-emitting device creation, Henryk Temkin.
  • DARPA "Determination of Intrinsic Parameters Influencing Efficiencies in Single High-Power Laser Diodes" Ayrton Bernussi, Luis Grave de Peralta, Mark Holtz.
  • DARPA "Finite-Element Simulation for Electrothermal Characterization of High-Power Diode Laser Bars" 2008, Jordan Berg, Ayrton Bernussi, Luis Grave de Peralta, Darryl James.
  • National Science Foundation "Control Theory of Large Actuator Arrays" 2008, Jordan Berg.
  • U. S. Army, "Nanophotonic Devices," 2007 M. Holtz, A. Bernussi, J. M. Berg, L. Grave de Peralta, and S. A. Nikishin
  • DARPA, "Ultra-low propagation loss silica-based waveguides for time delay applications," 2007 Bernussi
  • NSF Award 0609416, "Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team: Nano-Engineering Efficient Optoelectronic Devices," 2006 to 2010, S. A. Nikishin, J. M. Berg, A. Bernussi, M. Holtz, and H. Temkin
  • AT&T Foundation honors Ed Whitacre, Jr. through support of Texas Tech University NTC
  • Lu Tian, Outstanding Poster Presentation in the category Nano Materials, 2007 meeting of "The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science in Texas."
  • Dana Rosenbladt, AT&T Chancellor's Endowed Fellowship 2007-2008
  • Dana Rosenbladt, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2007-2010
  • Dana Rosenbladt, McAuley Distinguished Engineering Student 2007
  • Sergey Nikishin, Outstanding Researcher Award, 2007
  • Jordan Berg, 2007-2008 Fulbright Scholar
  • NSF Award CHE-0514706. "Liquid Behavior Unique to Nanochannels," S. Liu, J. M. Berg, H. Temkin.
  • NSF Award ECS-0420853. "MRI: Development of an Electron-Beam Deposition System with In Situ Surface Analysis" 2004, M. Holtz, J. Berg, T. Dallas, and H. Temkin.
  • RDECOM-US Army, "Microsystem for detection of single spores," 2004, H. Temkin, P. Dasgupta, S. Nikishin.
  • RDECOM US Army. G. Coimbatore, G. Cobb, and T. Dallas "Development of Liquid Crystal Detections for Chemical Warfare Agents", 2004, $210,000.
  • U. S. Army Research Lab. "Integration of Waveguide Optics, MEMS, and Electronics" 2004, H. Temkin.
  • NSF Award ECS-0323640. "Device Processing Studies of Aluminum-Rich AlGaN Superlattices" 08/01/03 - 07/31/06. M. Holtz, S. A. Nikishin, and H. Temkin.
  • NSF Award ECS-0304224. "NIRT: Nano-Arrays of Large Bandgap Semiconductors for Light Emitting and Spintronic Devices" 08/01/03 - 07/31/07. H. Temkin, R. Gale, M. Holtz, L. Menon, S. A. Nikishin.