PI recognized with Young Scientist Award

PI recognized with Young Scientist Award

Siddha Pimputkar is the recipient of the 2021 American Association for Crystal Growth (AACG) Young Scientist Award! As winner of the professional association’s Young Scientist Award, Pimputkar will give a plenary talk on “Enhancing and Enabling Single Crystal Growth...
PI awarded NSF CAREER!

PI awarded NSF CAREER!

Very exciting news: PI Siddha Pimputkar was awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER for his proposed work on a new synthesis approach for the realization of a wide array of nitride materials in single crystal form! Even more reason to anxiously await completion of the lab...
New nitride synthesis approach IP protected

New nitride synthesis approach IP protected

Exciting new synthesis approach for nitrides proposed as part of the PI’s CAREER proposal is now IP protected and moving forward towards a formal patent application! Will be the first in many technologically and industrial important IP work coming out of this...
Onward and forward: Pedram graduates with M.S.!

Onward and forward: Pedram graduates with M.S.!

While we are sad to see Pedram leave the group, we understand the difficulty the situation has put the entire group in. We wish him all the best as he pursues his Ph.D. at PennState now and hope to continue to collaborate for many years to come! Great work on modeling...