Prof. Bayram recognized as the Intel Alumni Endowed Faculty Scholar

Prof. Bayram is honored to be recognized as the Intel Alumni Endowed Faculty Scholar in the ECE Illinois. Many thanks to University of Illinois faculty research and the talents of its alumni contributing to the success of one of the country’s leading high-tech companies, Intel. With the stipend, ICORLAB will be able to further its […]

Higher Educational Initiative in Semiconductors (HIVE) funded by INTEL

Higher Educational Initiative in Semiconductors (HIVE), led by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and co-led by Stanford University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (RHIT), will prepare a diverse, next-generation workforce via experiential learning (online and hands-on) for the US semiconductor industry and microelectronics industry to help maintain its technological leadership. The HIVE is founded […]

Prof. Bayram awarded under DOE’s ARPA-E, the OPEN program

for project titled “Green Light Emitting Diodes for the Ultimate Solid-State Lighting“. Thanks to the ARPA-E OPEN, ICORLAB led by Prof. Can Bayram in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will pursue direct-emitting novel green light emitting diodes (LEDs) that can enable accelerated solid-state lighting (SSL) adoption to reduce lighting-related energy needs and greenhouse […]

Prof. Bayram awarded under ONR Accelerated Learning and Engineering Research Training Program

in Cyber and Electronic Warfare for Undergraduate Midshipmen and Cadets for project titled “Research on Next Generation Power Electronics“. “UI awarded grant to train ROTC students in cyber, electronic warfare,” by Kimberly Belser, The Grainger College of Engineering, 3/17/2021.

Journal paper highlighted as the Front Cover

ACS Omega selected our work (ACS Omega 5, 3917 – 3923 (2020) as the issue Front Cover. The cover art illustrates the crystal structure and band alignments of zincblende AlN/GaN/InN heterostructures. The innovative zincblende III-nitrides material system featuring type-I band alignment and polarization-free nature is beneficial to capture both electrons and holes for recombination and […]

Team Cubic LEDs selected as a 2019 National Inventors Hall of Fame Collegiate Inventors Competition Finalist

Team Cubic LEDs [Graduate Student: Mr. Richard Liu, Advisor: Prof. Can Bayram] invented a method for enabling single-crystal single-phase cubic GaN semiconductors. U of I U.S. Patent 10,027,086 (issued July 17, 2018) lays the foundations for enabling this next phase of III-nitride materials for advanced light emitting diodes and transistors.  National Inventors Hall of Fame […]

Dicky selected as a semi-finalist in the Graduate College Image of Research Competition

Dicky’s research image is selected as a semi-finalist in the Graduate College Image of Research Competition. Of the twenty-five semi-finalists, the following 4 awards will be given: First prize: $500; Second prize: $300; Third prize: $200; Honorable mention: $100. Semi-finalists will also compete for a People’s Choice award ($100) which will be voted on by attendees of […]

Prof. Bayram invited to the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Prof. Bayram is invited to attend the China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE), hosted by Qualcomm and organized by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). This two-and-a-half-days long symposium is held biennially, and this year, sixty participants – including the organizing committee and speakers – from Chinese and US […]