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  • October 2015
  • XLab researchers present on gallium nitride based sensors for space exploration at the 13th Meeting of the Venus Exploration Analysis Group at NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C.
  • September 2015
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to serve as Guest Editor for a Focus Issue on “Nanotechnology for Aerospace” for the Nanotechnology (Journal). Submissions are due on 31 December 2015.
  • August 2015
  • POETS ERC has been funded by NSF where XLab researchers will investigate GaN sensors for real-time monitoring of power electronics modules.
  • XLab researcher Ms. Ruth Miller has been awarded the NASA Aeronautics Fellowship.
  • XLab undergraduate researcher, Ms. Mikayla Essigmann (NNIN REU from University of Massachusetts Lowell) has convocation presentation at Georgia Tech.
  • April 2015
  • XLab researchers present on harsh environment materials and sensors at the SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • March 2015
  • XLab researcher, Ms. Karen Dowling is awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • December 2014
  • Prof. Debbie G. Senesky co-chairs session on "Sensors, MEMS and BioMEMS: Graphene Devices, Biosensors and Photonics" at IEEE IEDM 2014.
  • November 2014
  • Prof. Debbie G. Senesky and Prof. Stephen Luby receive seed grant to harnessing sensors for environmental solutions.
  • XLab researchers collaborate with ACME Advanced Materials to evaluate SiC substrates (re)processed in microgravity environments.
  • September 2014
  • XLab researcher Mr. Ashwin Shankar presented at the poster session of IEEE Internatioanl Ultrasonics Symposium in Chicago, IL.
  • August 2014
  • XLab undergraduate researcher Mr. Nicholas Broad presented his summer research project at the poster session of Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program Final Presentation Day.
  • XLab researcher Ms. Minmin Hou and Prof. Debbie G. Senesky have their paper "Operation of ohmic Ti/Al/Pt/Au multilayer contacts to GaN at 600 °C in air" published in Applied Physics Letters.
  • May 2014
  • XLab researcher, Ms. Minmin Hou presents on "Finite Element Thermal Analysis of Localized Heating of AlGaN/GaN HEMT Based Sensors" at IEEE ITherm conference in Orlando, FL.
  • XLab researcher, Mr. Ateeq Suria presents on gallium nitride biosensors at the Center for Integrated Systems (CIS) Adcom meeting.
  • XLab researchers present on gallium nitride microsystems for harsh environments at SPIE's Defense, Security and Sensing (DSS 2014) conference in Baltimore, MD.
  • The XLab in Durand Building is officially open!
  • March 2014
  • XLab researcher, Dr. Heather Chiamori receives an honorable mention for her poster "Effects of Radiation Exposure on Gallium Nitride Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Ultraviolet Photodetectors" at the 2014 BioNanotechnology Summer Institute on Cancer Nanotechnology and Cell Mechanics, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • February 2014
  • Prof. Senesky gives keynote address at the Introduce a Girl to Engineering (IGE) event at Agilent Technologies (Santa Rosa, CA) on 22 February 2014.
  • XLab researcher, Dr. Heather Chiamori presents at SPIE Photonics West on 03 February 2014.
  • September 2013
  • XLab researchers present at the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM 2013) at Stanford University.
  • August 2013
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to serve as Conference Chair for "Sensors for Extreme Harsh Environments (Conference ST118)" at SPIE Defense+Security. Deadline for abstracts is 21 October 2013.
  • XLab undergraduate researcher, Ms. Tiffany Huang (NNIN REU from Baylor University) prepares for convocation presentation at Georgia Tech.
  • May 2013
  • XLab researcher, Ms. Minmin Hou presents at the Center for Integrated Systems (CIS) Adcom meeting.
  • April 2013
  • XLab researcher, Ms. Caitlin Chapin, presents at "When I Grow Up…" event for Northern California Girl Scouts at NASA Ames.
  • XLab researcher, Ms. Caitlin Chapin, is awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF).
  • Prof. Senesky is scheduled to present at the Energy and Environment Affiliates Program's New Faculty Seminar Series on 23 April 2013.
  • March 2013
  • Prof. Senesky presents at the Conference on Sensors - Technology, Design, and Applications (SensorsCon) on 06 March 2013.
  • February 2013
  • Prof. Senesky presents at Stanford University's Energy Seminar on 25 February 2013.
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to guest edit a special issue on "Sensors for Harsh-Environment Applications" in th journal Sensors. Deadline for manuscript submissions is 31 August 2013.
  • January 2013
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to lead a discussion at the first Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Reentry Physics, February 3-8, 2013 (Ventura, CA).
  • XLab researcher, Minmin Hou, presents at the Stanford SoE Opportunity Job Fair.
  • Prof. Senesky teaches new course on "Smart" Structures.
  • November 2012
  • XLab researchers, Caitlin Chapin and Minmin Hou present at the Center for Integrated Systems (CIS) Adcom meeting.
  • September 2012
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to give talk at ECS PRiME 2012 International Meeting, October 7-12, 2012 (Honolulu, Hawaii).
  • Prof. Senesky is invited to give presentation at IEEE ComsocSCV Workshop: Next Generation Circuit & Systems, Communication and Sensor Technologies in Mobile Devices, September 29, 2012 (Santa Clara, CA).
  • The XLab is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to develop micromechanical resonators for deep space environments. Please contact Prof. Senesky and attach your CV.
  • August 2012
  • Prof. Senesky receives the Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Grant from NASA.
  • May 2012
  • Prof. Senesky is appointed to Aero/Astro Department at Stanford.
  • Prof. Senesky is scheduled to present at the EEAP Conference on Sensors and Sensing in Harsh Environments.