Related News for Moneesh Upmanyu

Ultra-Small Silicon Nanowires Could Revolutionize Semiconductor Industry

MIE Professors Yung Joon Jung and Moneesh Upmanyu have discovered a new, highly dense form of silicon that could revolutionize the semiconductor industry. New form of silicon discovered by Northeastern engineers can revolutionize semiconductor industry Main photo: Ph.D. student Jianlin Li, works on the catalyst-free etching of sub-5 nm silicon nanowires in the Egan Research […]

Yung Joon Jung and Moneesh Upmanyu

Jung and Upmanyu Develop First Silicon Nanowires that Operate as an Ultrawide-bandgap Semiconductor

The research of mechanical and industrial engineering professors Yung Joon Jung and Moneesh Upmanyu on “Catalyst-free synthesis of sub 5nm silicon nanowire arrays with massive lattice contraction and wide-band gap” has been published in Nature Communications. The researchers developed silicon nanowires that operate as an ultrawide-bandgap (UWBG) semiconductor—a first in the world of silicon, potentially revolutionizing the integration of etched silicon nanowires into UWBG device applications.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2022

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2021-2022 academic school year.

professor with rhododendron plants

Using Behaviors of Rhododendron Plants in Robotics

MIE Professor Moneesh Upmanyu is studying how the leaves of rhododendron plants react to cold temperature changes to help him design smart, foldable structures.

Upmanyu Published in Nature Communications

An international collaboration involving MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu's group recently published an article in Nature Communications on Non-equilibrium induction of tin in germanium: towards direct bandgap Ge1−xSnx nanowires.

Engineering Nanoscopic Knots

MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu and PhD student Alireza Shahabi were featured in Scientific Reports for their bioinspired strategy for engineering knots in nanoscale filaments.

Fusing Nanotube Structures

MIE Associate Professors Yung Joon Jung, Moneesh Upmanyu, Carol Livermore-Clifford, and ECE Professor David Kaeli were awarded an $1.3M NSF grant to create high-performance carbon nanofibers.

Nanoscale Templating

MIE’s Ahmed Busnaina, Moneesh Upmanyu, & Sivasubramanian Somu were awarded a patent for “Highly organized single-walled carbon nanotube networks and method of making using template guided fluidic assembly”

Upmanyu Wins STIR Grant

MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu's team won a $50K Short-Term Innovative Research (STIR) grant from the Army Research Office. This grant designs next-generation nanocrystalline metal alloys by engineering solute-interface interactions.

Dirt & Crystalline Interfaces

Advised by MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu, PhD student Changjian Wang published an article in the EPL (Europhysics Letters) journal entitled “Shear Accommodation in Dirty Grain Boundaries”. The paper is based on simulations to study the effects of dirt on crystalline interfaces. Wang is part of Moneesh's Group for Simulation and Theory of Atomic-Scale Material Phenomena (stAMP), which […]

Upmanyu Featured on Cover

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu was featured on the cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry C for his research of "Vapor-liquid-solid growth of serrated GaN nanowires: shape selection driven by kinetic frustration." Journal of Materials Chemistry C  is a weekly journal in the materials field. The journal is interdisciplinary, publishing work of international significance on all aspects of materials chemistry […]

Dynamic Motions of Lead

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professors Moneesh Upmanyu and Yung Joon Jung were featured in Scientific Reports for their research in "Liquid metal nanodroplet dynamics inside nanocontainers."  Scientific Reports is a primary research publication from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural and clinical sciences.

The science of sculpture, nano-​​style

The next break­through in highly effi­cient bat­tery tech­nolo­gies and solar cells may very well be nanoscopic crys­tals of sil­icon assem­bled like sky­scrapers on wafer-​​scale sub­strates. An impor­tant route for growth of these nanoscale “whiskers”—or nanowires—involves alloyed metal droplets. Mon­eesh Upmanyu, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Mechan­ical and Indus­trial Engi­neering, has been using com­pu­ta­tional tools […]

Nanoribbon Twists & Turns

MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu has shown that crys­talline nanorib­bons twist and turn similar to the leaves of a rhodo­den­dron based on their width and shape.

Carbon Nanotubes Bundle Up!

MIE Associate Professors Moneesh Upmanyu and Yung Joon Jung were published in Nanoscale for their research in “Bundling Dynamics Regulates the Active Mechanics and Transport in Carbon Nanotube Networks and their Nanocomposites”

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

Upmanyu Awarded $320K Grant

MIE Associate Professor, Moneesh Upmanyu received a $320K NSF grant to use computational analysis to study the formation of nanocrystals in semiconducting nanowires.

Upmanyu Receives ONR Grant

MIE Associate Professor, Moneesh Upmanyu received an $93K grant from the Office of Naval Research for his research “Particle Strengthening of Alloyed Interfaced”