WEST LAFAYETTE – Supriyo Datta, the Thomas Duncan Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, has been named one of 66 new members and 10 foreign associates named to the National Academy of Engineering.
He has been at Purdue since 1981 and since 1985 he has focused on current flow in nanoscale electronic devices and is known for his contributions to spin electronics and molecular electronics.
Three Purdue alumni also were named to the academy. They are Max William Carbon, a professor emeritus of nuclear engineering at the University of Wisconsin; Richard Wilker Korsmeyer, a senior research fellow and head of business development and licensing for pharmaceutical sciences at Pfizer Inc.; and Antonios Georgios Mikos, director of the J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering and director of the Center of Excellence in Tissue Engineering at Rice University.