Goal & Vision

Future Semiconductor Commercialization and Innovation with international collaboration

  • Innovate semiconductor and flexible electronics technology for future applications, such as next generation logic, analog, memory applications.
  • Integrate Basic Research, Applications Development and Commercialization Processes
  • Operate in the established and expanding business sectors in Texas
  • Leverage the significant investments in the well established semiconductor and electronics technologies
  • Enhance the competitiveness of the Texas based High Technology Business and Institutes of Higher Education
  • Accelerate the transition of technology to new business entities within the State of Texas
  • Designed to be a industry driven process

 

 

History

PHASE 2     2014 ~ Present
Conduct important research projects;

  • In-Fusion: Multifunctional Flexible Electronics
  • Advanced Characterization on multi-level metal monolayer architecture materials
  • Development of CMOS extension technology using III-V channel
  • Development of epitaxial structure design and epitaxial growth system for high-voltage power semiconductors

 

PHASE 1     2009 ~ 2013
Mainly focus on TETF-KETI research projects.
(See the details)

 

 

Members

Jiyoung Kim

 

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Semiconductor Materi, Process and Devices
  • Process Integration of Logic, Memory, Analog (Power) Devices including “More Than Moore” and “More Moore”
  • Atomic Layer Deposition (in-situ electrical and materials characterization, 1-2-3D nanostructure applications, selective deposition and atomic layer etching)
  • Nanomaterials and Precise Process for NT, IT, ET and BT Applications
Bruce Gnade

 

Emeritus Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Distinguished Chair in Microelectronics

  • Electronic materials with an emphasis on dielectrics (low-K, high-K, and gate dielectrics other than SiO2)
  • Display technology
  • Materials characterization
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Passivation and Release for Microelectromechanical System (MEMS) Devices
  • Low Temperature Processing for Flexible Electronics
  • High-k Gate Dielectrics and Metal Gates
  • Micro Gas Analysis
Moon Kim

 

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Louis A. Beecherl, Jr., Distinguished Chair

  • Heterogeneous materials integration by wafer bonding
  • Fabrication and characterization of various functional nanostructures for applications in nano-electronics, power electronics, energy, electrochemical and bio-devices
  • Atomic scale characterization of low dimensional materials
  • In-situ TEM study of electrochemical and biological systems
  • Nanopore-based sequencing of biomolecules
  • Nano 3D Printing technology
  • Fabrication of 3D nanostructures for nano-robots
  • Virtual Reality Contents for education and research
Kyeongjae Cho

 

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Nanomaterials for renewable energy application
  • High-k gate stack technology
Robert Wallace

 

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair

Surface, Interface, materials and integration issues for advanced devices including:

  • Gate dielectrics
  • Gate electrodes
  • Contacts
  • Nanoelectronics
Manuel Quevedo-Lopez

 

Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Materials and Devices for Flexible Electronics
  • The development, modeling and physical, electrical and chemical characterization of new materials and devices for flexible electronics