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Balandin receives Brillouin Medal for graphene phonon research

Riverside, Ca –

Alexander Balandin, a distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside, has received the Brillouin Medal from the International Phononics Society.  The award was presented at the Phononics 2019: 5th International Conference on Phononic Metamaterials, Phonon Transport, and Topological Phononics in Tucson, Arizona, on June 6. 


The Brillouin Medal award recognizes Balandin’s “discovery of unique phonon properties of graphene, and contributions to the development of graphene thermal management applications”. See the Brillouin publication  and the UCR News  for more information.