Jose Menendez

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Arizona State University
Department of Physics
PO Box 871504
Tempe, AZ 85287-1504
USA
480-965-4817
Email: Jose.Menendez@asu.edu

Biography

Menendez's current research work centers around new semiconductor materials and structures which offer the opportunity to test fundamental condensed matter physics concepts and at the same time make it possible to pursue new applications, particularly in fields such as optoelectronics and photovoltaics.


Honors and Awards

1990 Presidential Young Investigator Award 1998 Iberdrola Fellow (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain) 2002 Dean's Quality of Teaching Award, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ASU 2003 Focus Center Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2008 American Physical Society Outstanding Referee 2009 Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Physics, ASU

Expertise

experimental solid state physics; optical devices; semiconductors

Education

    Ph.D., University of Stuttgart, 1985


mission

Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together people from multiple disciplines, leaders, and stakeholders to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.

 

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