Dr. Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Novel Magnetoelectric Antennas from VLF to UHF” in the Annual Research Strategy Meeting (ARSM), TANMS, UCLA on January 29, 2020.

Dr. Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Novel Magnetoelectric Sensors and Antennas” to the Kilby Laboratory of Texas Instruments, January 20, 2020.

Samer Haidar just passed his PhD defense on Dec. 19, 2020. Congratulations Sam!

Dr. Sun is elevated to IEEE Fellow, quote “for contributions to integrated magnetic and magnetoelectric materials and devices”.

Dr. Sun was awarded the Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany in 2019. Quote “The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.”

Alex Will-Cole was awarded the Alsaif Fellowship. Congratulations Alex! This is a well-deserved recognition for you!

Dr. Sun presented as a panelist in the NSF Workshop on Secure Microelectronics and Electromagnetics, Washington DC, Oct. 22, 23, 2019.

Our paper “A low-power and high-sensitivity magnetic field sensor based on converse magnetoelectric effect” by Zhaoqiang Chu et al. was selected to be the front cover for the issue of Oct. 14, 2019 in Applied Physics Letters.

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Our research was funded by Upstage Lung Cancer Foundation, entitled “A New Ultra-sensitive, Highly Specific Hand-held Gas Sensor System for Biomarker Volatile Organic Compounds from Exhaled Breath for Early Screening of Lung Cancer”.

Nian Sun gave a seminar at Naval Research Laboratory entitled “Integrated ferroics for Sensing, Power, RF, and microwave electronics”, Washington DC, Sept. 6, 2019.

Nian Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Integrated Magnetoelectric RF NEMS Sensors” in the 3rd ANNUAL ENERGY HARVESTING SOCIETY MEETING (EHS 2019), SEPTEMBER 4–6, 2019, Falls Church, Virginia USA.

Alexandra Will-Cole is awarded the TANMS Fellowship from the NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center on Translational Applications on Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems (TANMS), which supports her for the 2019~2020 calendar year. Congratulations!

Alexei Matyushov won the NSF Pack Fellowship, which allows him to travel to Kiel University, Germany for collaborative studies for September, October and November, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave an invited talk in the International Symposium on Integrated Functionalities (ISIF 2019), University College Dublin, Ireland, August 11~14, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Integrated Magnetoelectric Sensors” at the TFE3S Workshop, U. of Iceland, June 24~28, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave a seminar entitled “Integrated Magnetoelectrics for Sensing, Power, RF and m-Wave Electronics” at Paul Scherrer Institut – ETH Zurich, Switzerland, June 24, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Magnetostrictive and Piezomagnetic Thin Film Materials for Magnetoelectrics” at the 4th Euro Intelligent Materials, Kiel University, Germany, June 16~19, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave a keynote presentation entitled “Integrated Magnetoelectric Sensors” at the Eleventh International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics (CICC-11), Kunming, China, May 25~29, 2019.

Dr. Nian Sun gave a seminar entitled “Integrated Ferroics for Sensing, Power, RF and µ-Wave Electronics” at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, May 10, 2019, Nanjing, China.