MEMS, Electronics, and Photonics Hero

MEMS, Electronics, and Photonics


Faculty and Research Topics:

Can E. Korman, Professor
Research Areas: Microelectronics; VLSI, magnetics; numerical modeling; and digital signal processing, noise in semiconductor devices, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and magnetic aftereffect.

David J. Nagel, Research Professor
Research Areas: Low Energy Nuclear Reactions and Noise in Solar Cells

Volker Sorger, Assistant Professor
Research Areas: Novel opto-electronics devices and energy-conversion solutions, primarily at nanoscale dimensions.

Mona Zaghloul, Professor
Research Areas:  Electronics Integrated Circuits, design and fabrication,  Microelectromechanical and Nanoelectromechanical Devices, Bio and Chemical Nano Sensors, and Nano electronics

Recent Research Projects:

Project Title: Photovoltaic Material and Device Research and Development
Principal Investigator: David Nagel
Sponsor: Department of the Navy
Project Dates: 2010 - 2013

Project Title: GEMS - GWU Environmental Monitoring System
Principal Investigator: David Nagel
Sponsor: In-Q-Tel Incorporated
Project Dates: 2006 - 2008

Project Title: Phonons Interface Percolation Dynamics and l/f Noise in Semiconductor Micro- and Opto-Electronic Devices; Applications in Noise Diagnostics and Sensing
Principal Investigator: Can Korman
Sponsor: U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation
Project Dates: 2006 - 2008

Project Title: RAPID: Utilizing atomically layered 2D materials for heat-management of coatings
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: NSF I-Corps
Project Dates: 2016

Project Title: Collaborative Research: Theory-Enabled Development of 2D Metal Dichalcogenides as Active Elements of On-Chip Silicon-Integrated Optical Communication
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: NSF DMREF
Project Dates: 2014-2017

Project Title: Beyond Classical Photonics: light-matter-interaction enhanced switching devices for attojoule & THz data links
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: AFSOR YIP
Project Dates: 2014-2017

Project Title: High-Performance Sub-λ Silicon Plasmonic Modulator
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: AFOSR BAA-0001
Project Dates: 2014-2017

Project Title: An interdisciplinary Practicum Approach to Nanotechnology Curricula Integration
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: NSF NUE
Project Dates: 2015-2017

Project Title: Carbon-based Technology for the Internet-of-Things Era
Principal Investigator: Volker Sorger
Sponsor: Simon-Lee Research Award
Project Dates: 2015-2016

Project Title: Dynamically Adaptive Hybrid Nanoplasmonic NoCs
Principal Investigator: Tarek A. El-Ghazawi & Volker Sorger
Sponsor: AFOSR BAA-0001
Project Dates: 2015-2018

Project Title: Ambulatory Sensor Arrays for Real-Life Monitoring of Pediatric Patients with Asthma
Principal Investigator: Mona Zaghloul
Sponsor: NIH
Project Dates: 2015-2019