The Nationwide Academy of Inventors (NAI) introduced in the present day that UC Berkeley engineer and physicist Ramamoorthy Ramesh has been elected to the 2022 class of NAI Fellows, the best skilled distinction awarded to tutorial inventors.
Ramesh, professor of supplies science and engineering and of physics at Berkeley, and at present vp for analysis at Rice College, is thought for his pioneering work within the growth of advanced oxides, quantum supplies and multiferroic supplies. These supplies have gained elevated curiosity in recent times resulting from their potential to interchange conventional semiconductor transistors in next-generation pc chips.
The NAI Fellows Program highlights tutorial inventors who’ve demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating excellent innovations which have made a tangible affect on the standard of life, financial growth and the welfare of society. The 2022 Fellow class hails from 110 analysis universities and governmental and non-profit analysis institutes worldwide.
“This yr’s class of NAI Fellows represents a really excellent caliber of innovators. Every of those people have made important affect by way of their work and are extremely regarded of their respective fields,” mentioned Paul R. Sanberg, president of the NAI. “The breadth and scope of their innovations is actually staggering. I’m excited to see their creativity proceed to outline a brand new period of science and expertise within the international innovation ecosystem.”
Ramesh has additionally obtained quite a few different honors for his analysis, together with election to the Nationwide Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He’s additionally a overseas member of the Royal Society and a International Fellow of the Indian Nationwide Science Academy.