The Physics Department is excited to announce that Ozgur Sahin, along with Nanfang Yu of Applied Physics, were selected as 2016 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigators.
The ONR program is designed to attract young scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for outstanding research and teaching careers. They believe that the selected ONR Young Investigators are among the best and brightest academic researchers this country has to offer.
Ozgur and Nanfang are were two of 47 investigators selected from an outstanding group of 267 applicants. They emerged successfully from a very competitive pool because of their academic achievements, ability to contribute to strengthening the Nation's research and development, and the exceptional support provided by Columbia University.
The complete list of recipients and more details on the ONR program can be found here.