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Ozkan Group receives Outstanding Research Award from FCRP-DARPA Review

Ozkan Group receives Outstanding Research Award from FCRP-DARPA Review

2010-FenaAward-MOzkanThe research poster presentation by Hayri Engin AKIN and his colleagues from Professor Mihri OZKAN’s Biomedical Science and Nanotechnology Laboratory received one of five Outstanding Research Poster Presentation awards at the Sixth Annual Focus Center Research Program (FCRP) and the Functional Engineered Nano Architectonics (FENA) Center review. The graduate student research competition took place on January 26 in LUXE Hotel, Los Angeles. The research presentation was judged by representatives from the government funding agencies and engineers from INTEL, IBM, AMD, TI, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, MICRON and other electronic industry leaders. The research presentation titled DNA Nanoarchitectonics: From Assembly to Computation on Silicon was selected among submissions from top US universities including Stanford, MIT, UCLA, USC, Caltech, UCSB, UCD, UMass, U of Wisconsin and Columbia University. The graduate research competition was organized by the Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA) – Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) funded FENA center. The mission of the national FENA center includes the development of the long-term patterning strategies for US electronic industry. Hayri Engin AKIN received the FENA certificate of accomplishment and a cash prize. Other members of the group who coauthored the research are Jiebin Zhong, Shirui Guo and Prof. C.Ozkan.

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