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Pruessner and Amarnath selected for Best Student Paper Award

Graduate students Marcel Pruessner and Kuldeep Amarnath earned the Best Student Paper Award at the 17th Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (IPRM) Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, last week.

The paper, titled "Indium Phosphide Based MEMS End-Coupled Optical Waveguide Switches," was co-authored by Pruessner, Amarnath, research associates Madhumita Datta and Kanakaraju Subramaniam, and Associate Professor Reza Ghodssi (ECE/ISR). Amarnath is advised by ECE Professor Ping-Tong Ho and Pruessner is advised by Dr. Ghodssi.

The award is a significant honor for the recipients; IPRM is one of the leading international conferences on Indium Phosphide (InP) materials and devices.

May 8, 2005

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