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Grad Student Awarded IEEE Fellowship

Shahab Akhavan, a PhD student in the Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology, has received an IEEE Electron Devices Society PhD Student Fellowship.

Every year, the IEEE Electron Devices Society awards these fellowships to three outstanding candidates chosen from around the world on the basis of their demonstration of marked ability to conduct high-quality scientific research work and a proven record of academic excellence.

Shahab, a graduate student at UNAM, was one of this year’s award winners. He is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Hilmi Volkan Demir, and is working on the development and demonstration of a new concept for light-sensitive nanocrystal skins.