University at Albany

Excellence in Research

Each year, the University at Albany honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting exceptional contributions to the life of the campus. Four faculty members received this tribute in 2009 for Excellence in Research.

Serge OktyabrskySerge OktyabrskyNanoScience Constellation

Professor Serge Oktyabrsky, is a member of the NanoScience Constellation at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE). Professor Oktyabrsky is a highly accomplished researcher who studies the science and technology of semiconductors and other electronic materials and devices in imaginative ways. He joined the University's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in 1998. Professor Oktyabrsky's cutting-edge research program includes novel photonic and optoelectronic semiconductor structures with quantum confinement, novel material systems for high speed low power digital electronics, novel nanoscale electronic devices. He is internationally known in the materials science and electrical engineering scientific communities.

Professor Oktyabrsky has published over 170 articles in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings; his work is highly cited by other researchers, over 750 times, ranking in the top 10% of his field. He has been principal investigator for research grants totaling more than $6 million over the past 10 years, including grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. In the words of his nominator, Professor Oktyabrsky is one of the few materials scientists, "who has had such a level of success in combing fundamental science and applied technology."

Excellence in Research

Laurie Feldman Alan Lizotte Philip McCallion Serge Oktyabrsky

Alan Lizotte

Social Welfare
Serge Oktyabrsky
NanoScience Constellation

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