Navigation Links
Innovative semiconductor device researcher at NJIT to receive professional award
Date:2/11/2013

For innovative research on semiconductor devices, NJIT Professor Durgamadhab (Durga) Misra, the associate chair for graduate programs in the Newark College of Engineering (NCE) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will receive next May the 2013 Division Award of the Electronic and Photonic Division of the Electro-Chemical Society (ECS). Misra is an ECS Fellow.

The research interests of this former director of NJIT's Microelectronics Research Center and visiting Bell Laboratories professor include nanoelectronic/optoelectronic devices and circuits, high-k gate dielectrics for low power nanoscale CMOS devices, photovoltaic and resistive RAM devices technology.

Misra's research for the last 25 years has contributed much to semiconductor devices. His work on plasma-processing induced damage advanced the understanding of its impact to silicon-silicon dioxide, silicon substrate and SiGe devices for making more robust electronic devices.

His work has not only clarified the mechanism of defects creation in silicon dioxide due to plasma processing, but also provided solutions for immunity to the CMOS devices from such damage by using nitrogen implantation before the thermal oxide growth. Some of his publications in this field are regarded as seminal contributions.

His work on process-induced damage to coherently strained silicon-germanium film has received attention. This work advocated caution to preserve the electronic properties of silicon-germanium films to enhance the reliability of devices and circuits. Misra has also worked on electronic and optoelectronic devices such as pinned-buried photodiodes, CMOS magnetic field sensors and quantum well infrared detectors, in which he was involved in modeling, processing, characterizing and analyzing.

In collaboration with Princeton Scientific Instruments, Misra designed the photo detector that reduced the electron transit time in the device such that it can be collected by the detector's collecting gate of the image sensor. This work has received international recognition.

Misra has published more than 250 articles in peer-reviewed publications, presented more than 30 invited talks in international conferences, universities, research laboratories and industries worldwide. He served as an associate editor of IEEE Circuits and Devices and editorial board member of Interface magazine and ECS Transactions. He has been on the program committees of many nano-electronic conferences and served as track chair of IC Technology division of the IEEE International VLSI Design Conference. He received the Distinguished Lecturer Award in 2010 from the IEEE Electron Devices Society.

In 2005, Misra received NJIT's Excellence in Teaching Award for demonstrating excellence in the classroom and for encouraging and guiding students to work at their highest academic level. With his efforts, 10 PhD students, 40 MS students and more than 50 undergraduate students have received degrees.

Misra was awarded his doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada; MS in management from NJIT; MASc in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo and MTech in solid state materials from Indian Institute of Technology.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sheryl Weinstein
973-596-3436
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology technology :

1. BulletinHealthcare a TOP 10 “Most Innovative Company” of 2012 According to Pharma Marketing Publication PM360
2. Graphic Design Company, Project6 Design, Launches New Brand And Responsive Website For Innovative Biotech Company PaxVax
3. France & Germany Blood Banking Market: Innovative Technologies and Emerging Business Opportunities in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com
4. Collegiate Inventors Honored for Innovative Science and Technology Advances
5. Stanford faculty awarded $2.2 million for innovative energy research
6. Synthetic Genomics Inc. Purchases 81 Acre Site in South California Desert for Scale up and Testing of Innovative Algae Strains
7. ZyGEM Teams With TATAA Biocenter To Distribute Its Innovative Nucleic acid Extraction Kits
8. FasterCures Spotlights Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institutes Innovative Research Programs
9. CMC Biologics Strengthens its Innovative Biomanufacturing Technology Portfolio in Continuous Perfusion Systems
10. Life Technologies Ion Personal Genome Machine Receives San Diegos CONNECT Most Innovative New Product Award
11. US Oncology Research Affiliated Physician to Present Findings From Innovative Clinical Trial at 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016   BioInformant announces the February ... Research Products, Opportunities, Tools, and Technologies – Market Size, ... The first and ... cell industry, BioInformant has more than a decade of ... market, by stem cell type. This powerful 175 page ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Global ... treatment clinic in Quito, Ecuador. The new facility will provide advanced protocols and ... from around the world. , The new GSCG clinic is headed by ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... -- The Maryland House of Delegates and House Speaker ... Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece ... System President and CEO Robert Chrencik , MBA, ... given to the public by the leader of the ... and Mr. Chrencik for their contributions to our statewide ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... New York (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that it has joined the Human Vaccines ... immunotherapies for infectious diseases and cancer. , The Human Vaccines Project ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/2/2016)... 2, 2016 Technology Enhancements Accelerate Growth of X-ray ... the digital and computed radiography markets in ... Indonesia (TIM). It provides an ... as well as regional market drivers and restraints. The ... penetration and market attractiveness, both for digital and computed ...
(Date:2/1/2016)... , Feb. 1, 2016  Today, the first day ... announced plans to develop a first of its kind ... of IBM Watson. In the first application of ... (NYSE: IBM ), and Welltok will create a ... assessments with cognitive analytics, delivered on Welltok,s health optimization ...
(Date:1/25/2016)... BELL, Pa. , Jan. 25, 2016   Unisys Corporation ... recognition system at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, ... Border Protection (CBP) identify imposters attempting to enter ... do not belong to them. pilot testing of ... out initially at three terminals at JFK during January 2016. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):