Dr. Alexander A. Balandin

University of California Presidential Chair Professor
Distinguished Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Founding Chair, Materials Science and Engineering Program
Director, Nano-Device Laboratory (NDL)
Director, Center for Phonon Optimized Engineered Materials (POEM)
Associate Director, EFRC Spin and Heat in Nanoscale Electronic Systems (SHINES)
Interim Director, Center for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Applied Physics Letters (APL)

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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California - Riverside
Riverside, California 92521-0425
E-mail: balandin [at] ece.ucr.edu

Contact Info: Balandin Research Group

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

Projects --- Undergraduate Teaching --- Graduate Teaching

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* 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

Balandin Group conducts experiemntal
and theoretical research on novel materials
and their applications in electronics,
optoelectronics and energy conversion.



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


* graduate courses
* EE graduate program

Photo: Professor Balandin with graduate student researchers, UCR.

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