Avinash Nayak, an undergraduate researcher with the Integrated Nanodevices and Nanosystems Lab (Inano) was selected to be among the four outstanding undergraduate researchers to receive a recognition from Chancellor Katehi for excellence in undergraduate research. This distinction is given to only four UCD researchers who have worked on projects that crosses formal disciplinary lines. Seniors who are considered to be in the top one percentile of undergraduate researchers are nominated for this award. His work at Inano focuses on the growth and device applications of Zinc Oxide Nanowires synthesized via ultrasound excitation at room ambient.


(from left)  Professor S.Islam, Avinash Nayak, Avynash's mother, Chancellor Katehi