Nam receives NSF CAREER Award
MechSE assistant professor SungWoo Nam has received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award for his research titled Corrugated Graphene Superlattice Structures by Strain-induced Shrink Nanomanufacturing.
The CAREER Award is given to faculty members at the beginning of their academic careers and is one of NSF’s most competitive awards, placing emphasis on high-quality research and novel education initiatives.
Nam's research program at Illinois is focused on multifunctional engineered nanomaterials and devices. In particular, his laboratory focuses on nano-engineering graphene and two-dimensional materials-based nanostructures and devices for multifunctionality.
To read the abstract or find out more about this award, visit the National Science Foundation site.