Dr. Alexander A. Balandin

University of California Presidential Chair Professor
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
Founding Chair, Materials Science and Engineering Program
Director, Nano-Device Laboratory
Associate Editor, Applied Physics Letters
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

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Department of Electrical Engineering
University of California
Riverside, California 92521-0425

Office: Engineering Unit 2, Room 435
Laboratories: Bourns Hall B140 and Engineering-II 222

Phone: (951) 827-2351
FAX: (951) 827-2425
E-mail: balandin [at] ee.ucr.edu

Contact Info: NDL Research Group

Faculty Profile --- Nano-Device Laboratory --- Publications

Projects --- Undergraduate Teaching --- Graduate Teaching

NDL News --- SRC-DARPA MARCO Center --- NDL Researchers


* MRS Medal, The Materials Research Society, 2013
* Fellow, The Materials Research Society (MRS), 2013
* Fellow, The American Physics Society (APS), 2012
* IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology, 2011
* Fellow, The Institute of Physics, U.K. (IOP), 2011
* Fellow, The Optical Society (OSA), 2010
* Fellow, The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), 2010
* Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2007
* Associate Fellow, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, 2005
* US Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, 2002
* National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 2001
* UC Regents Faculty Award, 2000
* Merrill Lynch Innovation Award, New York, 1998
* US Civil Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) Young Investigator Award, 1997
* Eta Kappa Nu Engineering Honor Society, 1994


* Postdoctoral Research: University of California - Los Angeles, 1997-1999
* PhD in Electrical Engineering: University of Notre Dame, 1993-1996
* M.S. in Applied Physics: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1985-1991


Balandin Research Group
Nano-Device Laboratory

* mission
* projects
* publications
* graduate study

NDL research group conducts theoretical and experimental research on novel materials and their applications in electronics, optoelectronics and energy conversion.

Image: Illustration of the Balandin group mission, 2012



* courses offered
* office hours
* senior design projects
* homework and exams


* graduate courses
* EE graduate program

Photo: Professor Balandin with his Graduate Student Researchers in 2011, UCR.

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Updated on January 1, 2014.