Nam receives NSF CAREER Award

01/13/2016
SungWoo Nam.
SungWoo Nam.
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.
 
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