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Wenyu Zhang receives international recognition for his research

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Wenyu Zhang, a member of the Engstrom Research Group, recently received two accolades for his graduate research.  Wenyu was selected among a number of entries as a finalist for the Student Award for best presentation of graduate research at the 13th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition held in San Diego, CA, 28-13 July 2013.  Thin films grown by ALD are present in many state-of-the art devices including smart phones and laptop computers.  Wenyu was selected as the winner of the award, sponsored by Lam Research, by a distinguished panel of judges based on his oral presentation, the quality of research and the clarity of his presentation.

Wenyu also recently published a paper based on this research in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A.  For the month of July 2013, this paper was the 2nd most downloaded article from JVST A for any paper ever published to date in the journal, highlighting the scientific community’s interest in his research.

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