Nian Sun

Nian Sun

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  • Member, TC-17 Microwave Materials and Processing Technologies, Technical Committees**
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Northeastern University

Biography

Nian Sun is a College of Engineering Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of the W.M. Keck Laboratory for Integrated Ferroics, Northeastern University, and founder and Chief Technology Advisor of Winchester Technologies, LLC. He received his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University. Prior to joining Northeastern University, he was a Scientist at IBM and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. Dr. Sun received the Humboldt Research Award, the Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, the Outstanding Translational Research Award, NSF CAREER Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, etc. His research interests include novel magnetic, ferroelectric, and multiferroic materials, devices and microsystems, novel gas sensors and systems, etc. He has over 300 publications and over 40 patents and patent applications. One of his papers was selected as one of the “ten most outstanding full papers in the past decade (2001~2010) in Advanced Functional Materials”. Dr. Sun has given over 200 plenary/keynote/invited presentations and seminars. He is an editor of Sensors, and IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, and an elected fellow of the IEEE.

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