Profiles in Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Professionals

A great way to explore more about nanotechnology is to learn about individuals who are making an impact on the field. TryNano.org has developed profiles of several professionals, working across many industries. Each individual profiled below offers insight into why they chose to focus their career on nanotechnology applications or research.

Chennupati Jagadish

Distinguished Professor, Australian Laureate Fellow and Head of the Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group, Australia National University

Meyya Meyyappan

Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology, NASA Ames Research Center

Jeong-Soo Lee

Assistant Professor, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea

Jonathan Tucker

Senior Marketer, Scientific Research Instruments, Keithley Instruments, Inc.

Marc Cahay

Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology, NASA Ames Research Center

Victor Zhirnov

Program Director, Semiconductor Research Corporation (USA)

Alexander Balandin

Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair, Materials Science and Engineering

Husnu Emrah Unalan

Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Middle East Technical University

Stephen Fonash

Bayard D. Kunkle Chair in Engineering Sciences
Penn State University

Ari Requicha

Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Gordon Marshall Chair in Engineering
University of Southern California

Robert D. Cormia

Engineering Faculty
Foothill College
Physical Science Engineering and Mathematics division

Yury Gogotsi

Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Distinguished University Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University

Pulickel Ajayan

Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor in Engineering
Rice University

Stephen Goodnick

Deputy Director
Lightworks at Arizona State University
Professor
Arizona State University

John Yeow

Associate Professor/Canada Research Chair in Micro/Nanodevices
University of Waterloo

Mahendra Kumar Sunkara

Director, Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Louisville

Herbert Bennett

NIST Fellow and Executive Advisor
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division

Glen Fryxell

Staff Scientist
Battelle/Pacific Northwest
National Laboratory