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Minjoo Lawrence Lee

Minjoo Lawrence Lee
Minjoo Lawrence Lee

Minjoo Lawrence Lee

Associate Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
(217) 300-4430
2258 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab

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Education

  • Ph.D., MIT, 2003
  • Sc.B., Brown University, 1998

Academic Positions

  • Associate Professor, Yale University, Electrical Engineering, 1/2013- 8/2016
  • Assistant Professor, Yale University, Electrical Engineering, 1/2008-12/2012

Research Areas

  • Microelectronics and Photonics
  • Nano-materials
  • Quantum nanostructures for electronics and photonics
  • Semiconductor electronic devices
  • Semiconductor lasers and photonic devices
  • Semiconductor materials

Research Topics

Selected Articles in Journals

Teaching Honors

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, ECE 444 IC Device Theory & Fabrication (Spring 2020)
  • Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List (Spring 2019)
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, ECE 329 Fields & Waves I (Spring 2017)
  • Ackerman Award for Teaching and Mentoring (Yale) (2015)

Research Honors

  • Best student presentation award to advisee Ryan Hool for his talk, "Electron irradiation study of metamorphic 1.7 eV GaAsP solar cells," IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2020)
  • Best student presentation award to advisee Pankul Dhingra for his talk, "InP Quantum Dots for Dislocation-tolerant, Visible Light Emitters on Si," North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2019)
  • Best poster prize to advisee Yukun Sun for "2.0-2.2 eV AlGaInP solar cells grown by MBE," IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2019)
  • Best student presentation award to advisee Michelle Vaisman for her talk, "Record-efficiency GaAsP Solar Cells Grown by MBE on GaP/Si," North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2016)
  • IBM Faculty Award (2016)
  • Best student presentation award to advisee Joseph Faucher for his talk, "Initiation strategies for simultaneous control of antiphase domains and stacking faults in GaAs solar cells on Ge," North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2015)
  • Best student presentation award to advisee Kevin Nay Yaung for his talk, "Towards high efficiency GaAsP solar cells on (001) GaP/Si," IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2014)
  • Best student presentation award to advisee Stephanie Tomasulo for her talk, "2.2 eV InGaP solar cells on GaP substrates," IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2013)
  • Best poster prize to advisee Jordan Lang for "GaAsP solar cells grown on GaP/Si by molecular beam epitaxy," IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2013)
  • Young Investigator Award, North American conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2012)
  • Best oral presentation award to advisee Joseph Faucher for his talk, "GaAsP solar cells on SiGe/Si virtual substrates with high open-circuit voltage," Materials Research Society Fall meeting (2012)
  • Best student presentation to advisee Christopher Yerino for his talk, "Tensile strained III-V quantum dots on a (110) surface," Electronic Materials Conference (2012)
  • Lange Lecturer in Materials (UCSB) (2012)
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award (2011)
  • Best student poster award to advisee Stephanie Tomasulo, "2.0 eV metamorphic InGaP solar cells grown by molecular beam epitaxy," North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy (2010)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2010)
  • George E. Smith Best Paper Award, IEEE Electron Device Society (2005)
  • Gold Award Winner, MRS Spring Meeting (2003)

Courses Taught

  • ECE 210 - Analog Signal Processing
  • ECE 211 - Analog Circuits & Systems
  • ECE 304 - Photonic Devices
  • ECE 329 - Fields and Waves I
  • ECE 340 - Semiconductor Electronics
  • ECE 444 - IC Device Theory & Fabrication