University of Virginia, USA
Avik Ghosh is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia. He has over 100 refereed papers and book chapters and 2 upcoming books in the areas of computational nano-electronics and low power devices including 2D materials, molecular electronics, low-power devices, nanomagnetism, photodetectors and nanoscale heat flow. Ghosh did his PhD in physics from the Ohio State University and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Electrical Engineering at Purdue University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP), senior member of the IEEE, and has received the IBM Faculty Award, the NSF CAREER Award, a best paper award from the Army Research Office, the Charles Brown New Faculty Teaching Award and the UVA's all University Teaching Award. His group's research on observing negative index behavior in graphene was voted by Physics World as one of the top-10 Breakthroughs of 2016.