Dear all,

Please join me in congratulating Profs. Qiliang Li and Dimitris Ioannou, from the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, and former PhD students Yang Yang and Xiaoxiao Zhu who were issued the following patent:

Title: Nanowire field effect junction diode
Inventors: Li, Qiliang; Ioannou, Dimitris E.; Yang, Yang; Zhu, Xiaoxiao
Patent no: 7,989,800
Issue date: August 2, 2011

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Dr. Daniel A. Menasce
Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Computer Science
Volgenau School of Engineering, 
Long and Kimmy Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 2510, MS 5C8
George Mason University
4400 University Dr.,
Fairfax, VA 22030, USA