Wenyu Zhang receives international recognition for his research
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.