Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Fengnian Xia *05 receives early career award from National Science Foundation

March 17, 2016

Fengnian Xia *05 has received a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from The National Science Foundation.  Xia is the Barton L. Weller Assistant Professor in Engineering and Science at Yale’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. As an electrical engineer, he will use the monetary award to study the properties of graphene, a single atom layer of carbon, and its possible uses for infrared devices and applications, including thermal imaging, night vision and free-space optical communications.  More details can be found here