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Professor Manijeh Razeghi of Northwestern University receives Jan Czochralski Gold Medal Award 

26 September 2016

Manijeh Razeghi

SPIE Fellow Manijeh Razeghi of Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering is the recipient of the 2016 Jan Czochralski Gold Medal. The European Materials Research Society presented Razeghi with the award 21 September at their fall meeting in Warsaw.

In her involvement with SPIE, Razeghi has served on the publications committee, conference program committee, as a conference chair, symposium chair, editor, and author of many publications.

Professor Razeghi is also the founding director of Northwestern's Center for Quantum Devices, a facility integrated with tools for device design and fabrication, materials research, and system development. Her areas of expertise include solid-state physics, quantum mechanics, materials science, and mechanical, electrical, and chemical engineering.

She is well known for her developments in advanced semiconductor devices, lasers, optoelectronics, photodetectors, transistors, waveguides, and switches, and has even created night vision cameras and a mid-infrared laser system. Her list of accomplishments continues as she is the author of 18 books, 31 book chapters, author or co-author of more than 1,000 papers, and holds 55 patents.

Razeghi is also a Fellow of the IEEE.