Professor Kaustav Banerjee awarded an Erasmus Mundus Fellowship and named DRESDEN Fellow

October 14th, 2016

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Banerjee recently honored as a DRESDEN Senior Fellow by the Technical University of Dresden, where he spent two weeks as an Erasmus Mundus Visiting Professor

Banerjee was nominated to this prestigious fellowship to honor his accomplishments in nanoelectronics, particularly in the area of 2D materials and devices – a rapidly growing field where his group has been at the forefront of innovating nano- devices, interconnects and sensors by uniquely exploiting the novel physics of these materials.

TU Dresden is one of Germany’s largest technical universities and is ranked among its eleven elite universities of excellence. Each year, two DRESDEN Senior Fellowships for established academics at the top of their field can be awarded by each of the five TUD Schools.

The Erasmus Mundus fellowships for visiting professors are funded by the European Commission and intended to attract scholars of recognized excellence in teaching and research. Professor Banerjee was invited under their Nanoscience and Nanotechnology program that is jointly organized by several leading European institutions including TUD.

Professor Banerjee who directs the Nanoelectronics Research Lab is an internationally renowned leader in the field of nanoelectronics and has been recognized with a string of honors from the IEEE, APS, and numerous other organizations around the world.

2016 DRESDEN Fellows

Erasmus Mundus Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Program

Nanoelectronics Research Lab