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August 19th, 2007

UTD snags prestigious researchers

Abstract:
The $2 million chair was made possible by the Texas Nanoelectronics Research Superiority Initiative, a joint venture of the State of Texas Emerging Technology Fund, the University of Texas System, UTD, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Texas at Arlington and private industry. The initiative seeks to attract the best scientists and engineers to these universities and make Texas a leader in nanoelectronics research.

The new chair is a permanent endowment for UTD's Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, and Dr. Chabal will lead its materials science and engineering program.

The chair is the first at UTD in nanoelectronics, a multi-disciplinary area that includes materials, processes and devices for the electronics, defense, automotive, aerospace and energy industries.

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