September 1, 2014
Major renovations to GaAs MBE complete. Newly designed sample manipulator and Arsenic cell added. System loaded with specially treated gallium source material.
August 1, 2014
Manfra group teams with Microsoft Station Q to explore materials for topological quantum computing.
May 15, 2014
Prof. Manfra discusses topological quantum computing in Quanta Magazine. [Quanta Magazine]
May 10, 2014
Dr. Sumit Mondal graduates and takes new position with Intel. Congratulations to Sumit.
May 10, 2014
Shu-han Hsu graduates, gets married and moves to Atlanta. Good luck to Shu-han.
April 10, 2014
Prof. Manfra named University Faculty Scholar. This award recognizes outstanding academic distinction among the Purdue professorate.
April 10, 2013
Prof. Manfra receives Purdue “Seeds of Success” award:
200 Million Mobility 2DEGs: Pushing Materials to the Extreme
Michael James Manfra; Gabor A. Csathy; David R. Johnson; Kevin P. Trumble
from W.M. Keck, Foundation
February 6, 2013
Michael Manfra and his team receive an award in the form of an $1 million grant from the Keck Foundation for important research in quantum computing. [Purdue Today]
May 20, 2012
John Watson won the Purdue University physics department H. Y. Fan award for outstanding graduate research in condensed matter physics.
August 24, 2011
John Watson received the Outstanding Student Paper Award for his poster presentation at a recent conference.