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Notre Dame Hosts Electronics Conferences

From June 18 through 22, Notre Dame hosted the 65th Device Research Conference (DRC) and the 49th TMS Electronics Materials Conference (EMC). The premier forums for electronic materials and devices research, these paired conferences promote the open discussion of recent breakthroughs and advances, while fostering collaboration and the exchange of information. Approximately 500 attendees participated in invited lectures, plenary sessions, group discussions, poster sessions, and a special joint session highlighting nano-biological devices and materials.

In addition to addressing existing technologies, the DRC and EMC invigorate discussions concerning emerging technologies. This is particularly important because of the escalating challenges to continued progress in electronics. Attendees discussed the work they have been conducting in a number of areas, including advanced semiconductors (developing and using materials other than silicon), nano and biological materials and devices (including organic transistors and carbon nanotubes) and fuel and solar cell materials.

Several members of the Department of Electrical Engineering — faculty, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students — presented their work at the conferences.