Marc Cahay Ph.D.
Dr. Cahay's research interests are vast, including: Carrier Transport in Semiconductors, Quantum Mechanical Effects in Superlattices and Quantum Wells, Superconducting Field Effect Transistors, Mesoscopic Systems, Solar Cells Research and Self-assembled arrays of quantum dots.Dr. Cahay joined the ECE Department at the University of Cincinnati in 1989 as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in September 1995 and Full Professor in September 2000.
He received the W.H. Middendorf Excellence in Research Award and support from the National Science Foundation under the Research Initiation Program in 1991. Cahay is the recipient of the Sigma Xi 1995 Young Investigator Research Award at the University of Cincinnati, the Outstanding Professor of the Quarter Award from the College of Engineering Tribunal in the Fall of 1997, and the Eta Kappa Nu ECECS Outstanding Professor of the Year Award for the academic year 2002-2003.
He received the ECECS Dept. W.E. Restemeyer Teaching Excellence Award in 2004 and the W.H. Middendorf Excellence in Research Award in 2005. Dr. Cahay was promoted to the ranks of IEEE Senior member (December 1997) and IEEE Fellow (January 2007) as well as being elected Fellow of the Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati in the Fall of 2001.
EducationReceived his B.S. in Physics from the University of Liege, Belgium in 1981. He received his M.S. in Physics and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in 1986 and 1987, respectively.
Career HighlightsReviewer for Journal of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters, Physica B, Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Potentials, Journal of Applied Superconductivity, Optics Communications, The Journal of the Electrochemcial Society, Superlattices and Microstructures, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, and Solid State Communications.
Reviewer for Ohio Cray and University of Illinois Supercomputing Centers
Book Reviewer for Artech House, Inc.
Reviewer and Solid State Microstructures Division Panelist for National Science Foundation.
Membership Chairman of Dielectric Science and Technology Division of the Electrochemical Society, 1992 - 1999
Member of Publication Committee of the Electrochemical Society, May 1993-May 1996
Secretary of the Cincinnati chapter of Electrochemical Society, June 1994 - Present
Chairman, Cincinnati chapter of Electrochemical Society October 1993 - August 1997
Member of Honors and Awards Committee of the Electrochemical Society, October 1996 - October 2000
Associate Editor, IEEE Potentials, April 1999 - Present
Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Spintronics, Nanomagnetism and Quantum Computing, Fall 2002 - Present.
Awards# IEEE Fellow, elected December 2006
# Recipient of 2004 W.E. Restemeyer Teaching Excellence Award, University of Cincinnati
# Etta Kappa Nu Outstanding Professor of the Year, ECECS Department, 2002-2003
# Fellow of the Graduate School, University of Cincinnati, Elected Fall 2001
# Honor Roll Professor, College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Fall 1998 and 1999
# Outstanding Professor of the Quarter Award, College of Engineering Tribunal, Fall 1997
# Senior Member IEEE, elected December 1997
# Recipient of 1995 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Research Award, University of Cincinnati
# Recipient of 1991 W.H. Middendorf Research Excellence Award, University of Cincinnati
# All-University Graduate Faculty Member, March '93 - Present
# IBM certificate of Achievement Award, 1989 IBM supercomputing competition
# Gold medal, Government of Education, Belgium (1977)
# Profiled in Who's Who in Science and Engineering (2nd edition)
# Profiled in Who's Who in the Midwest (24th-26th editions)
# Profiled in Who's Who in the World (17th edition)
# Profiled in the Dictionary of International Biography, Men of Achievement, 17th Edition
# Profiled in Biography Today, Vol.1, p.271 (2000)
# Profiled in Empire Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, (2004-2005) Honors Edition.
BooksContributor to the Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology, Second Edition (CRC Press) 2007.