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

for project titled “Green light emitting diodes for the ultimate solid-state lighting“. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is pleased to announce its inaugural Summer Internship Program for rising Juniors and Seniors at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) in the Summer of 2024. Known as Inspiring New Transformations in Energy Research by Emerging Scientists and Technologists (INTEREST), this […]

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

for project titled “Diamond Photoconductive Semiconductor Switches“. The photoconductive semiconductor switches offer very fast bypass capability at as low a level of integration as possible to prevent power outages that affects half a million Americans on average daily and costs American households $150 billion annually. Yet, the traditional PCSS, invented in 1970, cannot reach the […]

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 […]