LCN PhD Student wins the IEEE EDS PhD fellowship

Sungsik Lee and Renuka Jindal, IEEE EDS President, at the award ceremony

LCN PhD Student, Sungsik Lee won the IEEE EDS PhD fellowship. The award plaque was presented by IEEE EDS president, Renuka Jindal, during plenary session on 4th December 2011 at the Hilton Washington and towers, USA, in conjunction with IEEE IEDM. Judging was based on the academic excellence and the demonstration of significant ability to perform independent research in the field of Electron Devices.

IEEE EDS PhD fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards being given to the most excellent PhD student in each of the following geographical regions: 1. Americas, 2. Europe/Middle East/Africa, and 3. Asia & Pacific.

Sungsik Lee is the winner for the second geographical region, Europe/Middle East/Africa, representing London Centre for Nanotechnology / Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, UK.

Sungsik Lee graduated from Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology (KAIST) and enrolled at University College London for his PhD course in September 2010. He is also a recipient of both ORS and GRS Scholarships for his PhD course in University College London (Supervisor: Prof. Arokia Nathan). He has more than 25 publications, including 5 journal papers and 3 US patents as the first author and inventor. He is a reviewer of high impact journals, such as IEEE EDL, IEEE TED, IEEE/OSA JDT, and a member of IEEE EDS, IEEE GOLD, and MRS.

*Related link: http://eds.ieee.org/eds-phd-student-fellowship-program.html
 

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