qif_2017_4 PhD students, Amritesh and Maruthi, presenting their proposal titled “Ultra-Low-Power Devices based on Van der Waals Heterostructures” at the 2017 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Finals held at Qualcomm’s World Headquarters in San Diego, CA

2017 Group picture. Celebration of Dr. Li Tao’s achievements and 1000 Talent Professor position.


img_0483-23-03-17-08-54PhD students (Zilong, Maruthi and Wei ) presenting research idea on “Nanophotonic chip for treatment of cancer” at UT Idea to product (I2P-2017) event.

 “Gordon Moore foundation video on Prof. Deji Akinwande”

Bubble Pen Lithography

“Flexible and Printed Electronics – an emerging area of research”

Maruthi and Atresh Sanne (Prof. Banerjee Group) at the 2017 APS March Meeting held in New Orleans, LA

argonne1PhD students, Maruthi and Amritesh, at the 2D Materials Workshop held at              Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL (May 2016)

aps_2016Maruthi and Amritesh Rai at the 2016 APS March Meeting held in Baltimore, MD


 Saungeun and Maruthi presenting poster at NASCENT IAB Event 2015.

haiyu Wei Li and Maruthi presenting poster at SWAN 2015.

Elaine MacDonald (REU) presentation on “TMD based VDW Heterostructure Fabrication and Characterization” Nascent 2015

NPR Radio interview : Deji Akinwande, UT Austin – Silicene Transistors and Moore’s Law

Demonstration of the first AM demodulator using phosphorene

haiyu Avinash with Dr. Streetman after receiving the Streetman Prize


Sandra Aldave presenting poster on “Phosphorene, the 2D material of the Future”at NASCENT event Dec -2014


Jongho Lee and Maruthi Yogeesh presenting poster on Graphene based electronics at GAIN-2014 photo

Jongho Lee presenting work on graphene based flexible electronics at Nascent-2014 conference


Akinwande group – Fall 2013

photo1 Maruthi Yogeesh poster presentation on “Graphene based THz nanodevices” at CATS-2013  workshop

Group Barbeceue to kick off the year

Group Barbeceue to kick off the year

Group members in front of the Black Magic CVD oven

Group members in front of the Black Magic CVD oven