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ECE Grad Students Win Best Paper Award at IPRM Conference

ECE Grad Students Win Best Paper Award at IPRM Conference

ECE graduate students Marcel Pruessner and Kuldeep Amarnath earned the Best Student Paper Award at the 17th Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (IPRM) Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, last week.

The paper, titled "Indium Phosphide Based MEMS End-Coupled Optical Waveguide Switches," was co-authored by Pruessner, Amarnath, research associates Madhumita Datta and Subramaniam Kanakaraju, and Associate Professor Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR). Amarnath is advised by ECE Professor Ping-Tong Ho and Pruessner is advised by Dr. Ghodssi.

The award marks a significant honor for the recipients, as the IPRM is one of the leading international conferences on Indium Phosphide (InP) materials and devices.

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May 16, 2005

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