Sun/Rinaldi Receive $1M Grant

ECE Professor Nian Sun & Assistant Professor Matteo Rinaldi were awarded a $1M grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for Nanofabricated Neural Probes with Ultra-Sensitive Integrated Compact RF NEMS Magnetoelectric Sensors for Electro-Magneto-Brain Activity Map.

Nian Sun is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. He received his PhD 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 these papers was named in “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.

Related Faculty: Nian X. Sun, Matteo Rinaldi

Related Departments:Electrical & Computer Engineering