News and updates


August 2022: Congratulations to Agnes Maneesha Dominic Merwin Xavier for being selected for the 2022 DRC Best Student Poster award.

July 2022: Congratulations to Mohammad Wahidur Rahman  for successfully defending his dissertation on “Advanced Electrostatic Engineering for III-Nitride Power Devices”

July 2022: Congratulations to Nidhin Kurian ​Kalarickal for successfully defending his dissertation on “Epitaxial and Electrostatic Engineering in beta-Ga2O3 lateral devices”

April 2022: Congratulations to Ashok Dheenan who has been selected for Defense Associated Graduate Student Innovator Fellowship.

July 2021: Best wishes to our four summer undergraduate researchers, Owen Ekechi, Jess Walker, Deontre Wright, and Deontae Wright who complete the OSU College of Engineering Accelerate program this week!

July 2021: Congratulations to Zane Jamal-Eddine for being selected for the 2021 DRC Best Student Paper award.

July 2021: Congratulations to Zane Jamal-Eddine for defending his dissertation on tunnel junction-enabled III-Nitride light-emitting diodes

April 2021: Congratulations to Nidhin Kurian Kalarickal for winning the Presidential Fellowship

April 2021: Congratulations to Towhidur Razzak for successfully defending his dissertation on UWBG AlGaN Transistors

August 2020: Zane’s paper on “Fully transparent GaN homojunction tunnel junction-enabled cascaded blue LEDs” discusses our recent DOE-sponsored work on multi-active region LEDs, and was selected as an Applied Physics Letters “Editor’s Pick”

August 2020: Shahadat Sohel defended his dissertation on ” III-Nitride Transistors for High Linearity RF Applications”! Congratulations Dr. Sohel

May 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Zhanbo Xia for defending his Ph.D. dissertation on “Materials and Device Engineering for High-Performance β-Ga2O3-based Electronics”

May 2020: Congratulations to Towhidur Razzak who was selected to be an OSU Presidential Fellow

March 2020: Towhid’s recent paper on BaTiO3/AIGaN heterojunction diodes is featured in Semiconductor-Today

March 2020: Our recent work on SmTO/STO constriction transistors has been featured as a Research Highlight in Nature Electronics

January 2020: We welcome Andreas Fiedler who is joining our group as a post-doctoral scholar. Andreas was selected as a President’s Post-doctoral Scholar

January 2020: Towhid’s “BaTiO3/Al0.58Ga0.42N lateral heterojunction diodes with breakdown field exceeding 8 MV/cm” was selected as Editor’s Pick

December 2019: Congratulations to Shahadat Sohel for being named an OSU Presidential Fellow in recognition of his PhD work

September 2019: Nidhin won the Outstanding Student Paper Award at the North American MBE Conference NAMBE 

September 2019: Towhid’s recent paper on AIGaN MESFETS is featured in Semiconductor Today.

August 2019: Hareesh’s article “Velocity saturation in La-doped BaSnO3 thin films” is featured on Applied Physics Letters 

July 2019: Towhid’s article “Design of compositionally graded contact layers for MOCVD grown high Al-content AlGaN transistors” is featured on Applied Physics Letters 

November 2018: Towhid’s work on high composition AlGaN featured in IET! – “High metal channel”

September 2018: Congratulations to Zhanbo Xia and Sriram Krishnamoorthy for winning the 40th JSAP Outstanding Paper Award

June 2018: Congratulations to Prof. Rajan for winning the Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education!

May 2017: Congratulations to Choong for his work being reported in

April 2018: Our papers on Gallium Oxide Schottky diodes and delta-doped transistors both featured in Semiconductor Today

April 2018: Our recent paper on modulation-doped Gallium Oxide was the Featured Article in Applied Physics Letters, and featured in phys.orgNew ElectronicsPower Technology, and Nanotechnology News

January 2018: Yuewei’s work featured on the OSU ECE website! “Creating a safer UV light source

October 2017: Congratulations to Prof. Rajan for winning the NAMBE Young Investigator Award at NAMBE 2017!

October 2017: Congratulations to Choong Hee Lee for winning the Outstanding Student Paper in NAMBE 2017!

Oct 2017: Congratulations to Yuewei Zhang for winning the best paper award at ISSLED 2017!

May 2017: Our latest paper by Yuewei on tunnel-injected UV LEDs is in Editor’s Picks.

May 2017: Congratulations to Choong for his work being reported in “Layered 2D dichalcogenides grow on 3D semiconductors”

April 2017: Congratulations to Yuewei Zhang for winning the prestigious OSU Presidential Fellowship!

April 2017: Our latest paper on Delta-doped β-gallium oxide field-effect transistors is a Spotlight article on Applied Physics Express.

March 2017: Congrats! Choong’s paper titled “Molecular beam epitaxy of 2D-layered gallium selenide on GaN substrates.” is recently published in JAP (JAP 121, 094302 (2017)).

Feb. 2017: Congrats! Choong’s paper titled “A self-limiting layer-by-layer etching technique for 2H-MoS2.” is recently published in APEX (Applied Physics Express 10, 035201 (2017)).