Prof. Rahmat-Samii and Student Got 2nd-Best Paper Award at the 2012 USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting
On January 5, 2012 at the 2012 USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting in Boulder, Colorado, Timothy Brockett, Harish Rajagopalan and Yahya Rahmat-Samii received the 2nd Best Paper Award called Ernest K. Smith USNC-URSI Student Prize Award for their paper, "A New Paradigm in Solar Energy Harvesting: Characterization of High Absorption Nanopilar Array Photovoltaics ." This paper was presented at the plenary session of the conference.
This year’s USNC-URSI Conference also acknowledged Prof Rahmat-Samii for his chairmanship of USNC-URSI for the triennium 2009-2011. The U.S. National Committee of URSI (International Union of Radio Science) is appointed by the National Research Council of the National Academies and represents the U.S. Radio scientists in URSI.