Supriyo Datta Ph.D.

Datta, Supriyo
Position Department / Business Unit
Thomas Duncan Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institution Disciplines
Purdue University Nanostructures Physics Nanomaterials
City State / Provence
West Lafayette Indiana
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Dr. Datta's research interests include: physics of nanostructures with emphasis on quantum transport including molecular conduction, nanoscale device physics, spin electronics and mesoscopic superconductivity.


Supriyo Datta received his B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India) in 1975 and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1979.


He received an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award and a IEEE Centennial Key to the Future Award in 1984, the Frederick Emmons Terman Award from the ASEE in 1994 and shared the SRC Technical Excellence Award, 2001 and the IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award, 2002 with Mark Lundstrom. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the American Physical Society (APS) and the Institute of Physics (IOP) and has authored several books: Surface Acoustic Wave Devices (Prentice Hall,1986), Quantum Phenomena (Addison-Wesley, 1989), Electronic Transport in Mesoscopic Systems (Cambridge, 1995) and Quantum Transport: Atom to Transistor (Cambridge, 2005).


Contributor to the Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology, Second Edition (CRC Press) 2007.

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