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Meet Our Graduates: Dhiraj Prasai

Aug. 16, 2022—Dhiraj Prasai earned his PhD from Vanderbilt University in 2016 under the guidance of Dr. Kirill Bolotin. During his PhD Dhiraj studied transport measurements of 2-D materials by making field effect transistor out of monolayer Graphene and MOS2. He worked closely with VINSE facilities to fabricate and characterize his novel opto-electronic devices and published several...

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2016 VINSE High Impact Paper Award Winners

Oct. 27, 2016—First Place –  Bandgap Engineering of Strained Monolayer and Bilayer MoS2 Nano Letters Hiram Conley, Bin Wang, Jed Ziegler, Richard Haglund, Sokrates Pantelides, Kirill Bolotin Second Place – Realization of an all-dielectric zero-index optical metamaterial Nature Photonics Parikshit Moitra, Yuanmu Yang, Zachary Anderson, Ivan Kravchenko, Dayrl Briggs, Jason Valentine Third Place –Balancing Cationic and Hydrophobic...

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Bolotin and McCabe receive VINSE Distinguished Service Awards

Aug. 29, 2014—Kirill Bolotin and Clare McCabe were each awarded a VINSE Distinguished Service Award at the VINSE fall faculty celebration.  Kirill was recognized for his vision and creation of the VINSE summer nanoseminar series.  Clare was recognized for her continued leadership and commitment to the VINSE REU.

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Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed

Mar. 13, 2012—These days, graphene is the rock star of materials science, but it has an Achilles heel: It is exceptionally sensitive to its electrical environment. This single-atom-thick honeycomb of carbon atoms is lighter than aluminum, stronger than steel and conducts heat and electricity better than copper. As a result, scientists around the world are trying to...

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VINSE member wins Sloan research fellowship

Feb. 28, 2012—Physicist Kirill Bolotin has won a two-year, $50,000 research fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at encouraging promising young scholars. He is one of 126 researchers from 51 different colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the Foundation’s research fellowship this year. Bolotin’s research is centered on the recently discovered material called graphene, a single atomic layer...

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Kirill Bolotin receives NSF Career Award

Mar. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt University Assistant Professor of Physics Kirill Bolotin has received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation. According to the National Science Foundation, CAREER awards support exceptionally promising college and university junior faculty who are committed to the integration of research and education and are likely to become the academic leaders...

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