Feng Zhao, Ph.D.
Phone: (360) 546-9187
Located in Engineering and Computer Science (VECS) 201P
Office Hours: By appointment
Positions available in Dr. Zhao’s group:
(1) Research Assistant: RA positions for graduate students are available. An earned B.S. or master degree in EE, ME, or Physics is required.
(2) Research projects are also available for talented and motivated undergraduate students.
Research interests: Microelectronics, nanoelectronics, nanomaterials, microelectromechanical (MEMS) and nanoelectromechanical (NEMS) systems, sensors, microfabrication, modeling. Research sponsored by NSF, DoD/Navy, industry, and WSU.
- Wide bandgap silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) high voltage/power and high frequency devices: Schottky barrier diode (SBD), pn diode, BJT, JFET, MOSFET, IGBT, HEMT.
- Optically-controlled power devices for pulsed power applications.
- MEMS/NEMS resonators, actuators, sensors.
- 2-dimensional materials (graphene, MoS2) crystal growth and device development.
- All-natural and organic microelectronics and nanoelectronics.
- Micro/Nanoelectronics and Energy Laboratory (MNEL) for testing and characterization of electronic devices and MEMS/NEMS.
- Class-100 clean room for device fabrication.
Cleanroom Bay 1 (diffusion furnace, oxidation furnace, chemical hoods, PECVD, RIE, RTP, SRD)
Cleanroom Bay 2 (mask aligner, spinner, hotplates, O2 plasma, chemical hood, Nikon microscope, ALD)
Cleanroom Bay 3 (ebeam evaporator, RF/DC sputter, ellipsometer, optical surface profiler, stylus surface profiler, AFM, Nikon microscope)
- B.S., Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
- M.E., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
|ECE 451||Capstone Design I|
|ECE 452||Capstone Design II|
|ECE 486||Solid State Device Design and Modeling|
|ECE 496||Silicon Integrated Circuit Fabrication Technology|
|ECE 466||Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization|
|ECE 302||Properties of Electronic Materials|
|ECE 349||Principles of Solid State Devices|
|ECE586||Solid State Device Design and Modeling (graduate-level)|