Sun Receives $50K for Research

Nian Sun, an ECE Associate Professor, received $50K from Northrop Grumman Corporation for bringing up collaborative research on high performance miniature antennas with Northrop Grumman.

Nian Sun is a professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University. Prior to joining Northeastern University, he was a research scientist at IBM and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. Dr. Sun was the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, USAF Summer Faculty Fellowship, and the first prize IDEMA Fellowship. His research has been on integrated magnetics and multiferroics for sensing, memory, power, RF and microwave electronics. He has over 150 publications, and more than 20 patents and patent disclosures. One of their papers was selected as “the 10 most outstanding full papers in the past ten years (2001~2010) in Advanced Functional Materials”. Dr. Sun has given over 80 invited or keynote presentations in national and international conferences and universities. He is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, and a fellow of the Institute of Physics and of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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