The award has been given to Professor Jagadish for “pioneering and sustained contributions to compound semiconductor nanowire and quantum dot optoelectronics”.
Professor Jagadish is Distinguished Professor and Head of the Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group at the Australian National University. He has been an Editorial Board member of JPhysD since 2007 and Editor for the Semiconductor and Photonics Materials and Devices section since 2011, contributing greatly to the growth of this important section during his term. He has also written several research papers published in IOP Publishing journals.
Dr Tom Miller, Publisher of JPhysD said: “Congratulations to Chennupati on being awarded this prestigious prize. We are thrilled that he has been recognised for his invaluable contribution to the research community.”
The award will be formally presented to Professor Jagadish on 29 July at IEEE NANO 2015 in Rome, Italy.