February 12, 2007

Noted GE Researcher Joining UAlbany Nanocollege Faculty

By: by The Business Review


 A scientist from GE Global Research in Niskayuna who led a team that made a groundbreaking discovery in nanotechnology is joining the faculty of the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering at the University at Albany.

Ji Ung Lee will be an associate professor of nanoengineering at the nanocollege.

He is best known for leading a team that developed a carbon nanotube diode in 2005 that is considered a groundbreaking achievement, outperforming those previously developed. Diodes are used in many electronic devices, and the field is expected to lead to a range of new products.

Nanotechnology refers to materials on the molecular scale.