Prof. Can Bayram
Assistant Prof at Univ of Illinois
SPIE Involvement:
Scholarship Committee | Senior status | Conference Program Committee | Conference Chair | Author | Editor
Area of Expertise:
Photonics , III-V Materials , Next Generation Electronics , GaN-based Devices , Solid State Lighting , Heterointegrated Devices
Profile Summary

Prof. Can Bayram is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. He is an expert in III-V materials and photonic and electronic devices. He has performed more than 3,000+ epitaxial growths with metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems and fabricated detectors, light emitting diodes, solar cells, resonant tunneling diodes, and transistors in class 100 and 1000 cleanrooms totaling 20,000+ hrs equipment usage. His current research interests lie in the intersection of novel III-V materials, hetero-structures, and photonic and electronic quantum devices. Particularly, his research group explores novel materials, devices, and their 3D hetero-integration on unconventional platforms such as graphene and silicon and investigates heat transport across/through semiconductors; efficiency droop mechanisms and remedies in AlInGaN emitters; and ultra-fast THz photonics/electronics. Prof. Bayram's work has been recognized widely. He is the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Early Career Award, a 2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research for Assistant Professor, a 2018 Turkish American Scientists & Scholars Association (TASSA) Young Scholar Award, a 2017 NSF CAREER Award, the 2017 CS Mantech Best Student Paper Award, a 2016 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, the 2014 IEEE Electron Devices Society Early Career Award, and the Best Paper Award at the 11th International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics.

Prof. Bayram is an affiliate faculty of Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. He has (co-) authored 41 journal papers (h-index ≥ 22), 33 conference proceeding papers, 2 book chapters, and has ≥ 45 patents issued/pending. For his achievements in ultraviolet-to-terahertz engineering of III-V semiconductor materials and devices, OSA, SPIE, and IEEE recognized him with senior member status.
Publications (22)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | January 26, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10540, Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics XV
KEYWORDS: Electronics, Logic, Oscillators, Polarization, Silicon, Doping, Gallium nitride, Aluminum, Transistors, Field effect transistors

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | February 16, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10104, Gallium Nitride Materials and Devices XII
KEYWORDS: Semiconductors, Thin films, Light emitting diodes, LED lighting, Silicon, Gallium nitride, Light sources and illumination, Silicon carbide, Chemical lasers, Laser liftoff

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | January 27, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10111, Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics XIV
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Light emitting diodes, Crystals, Indium, Silicon, Gallium nitride, Photonics, Light sources and illumination, Indium gallium nitride, Green light emitting diodes

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | March 13, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9364, Oxide-based Materials and Devices VI
KEYWORDS: Semiconductors, Visible radiation, Light emitting diodes, Graphene, Solid state lighting, Gallium nitride, Silicon carbide, Chemical lasers, Laser liftoff, Blue light emitting diodes

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Conference Committee Involvement (8)
Low-Dimensional Materials and Devices 2018
22 August 2018 | San Diego, California, United States
Low-Dimensional Materials and Devices 2017
9 August 2017 | San Diego, California, United States
Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Emerging 2D Materials for Electronic and Photonic Devices IX
28 August 2016 | San Diego, California, United States
Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics XIII
14 February 2016 | San Francisco, California, United States
Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Emerging 2D Materials for Electronic and Photonic Devices VIII
9 August 2015 | San Diego, California, United States
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