Dr. Hengky Chandrahalim, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

AFIT Nanofabrication & Characterization Facility Director

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Dr. Hengky Chandrahalim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology, as well as the Faculty Director of the AFIT Nanofabrication & Characterization Facility. He received a B.Sc. degree from the Ohio State University, and M.Eng., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University, all in Electrical and Computer Engineering. After graduating from Cornell University in 2009, he joined the Micro and Nanosystems Laboratory at ETH Zurich as a postdoctoral fellow. Prior to joining AFIT, Dr. Chandrahalim had a joint appointment as a Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science departments at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Chandrahalim is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Optica, member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), American Physical Society (APS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), and Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). He is an active reviewer of publications in optics & photonics, RF & microwave systems, acoustics, ultrasonics, frequency control, micro/nanosystems, and sensors & actuators. He has served as the technical program committee member for the Eurosensors 2010-2011, 2014, 2016-2019, IEEE Transducers 2019-2021, IEEE Sensors 2012, 2014-2018, 2020-2021, EIPBN 2021, MNE 2021 conferences, and chair for the Foundation of Nonlinear Optics 2019 (FoNLO’19) conference.

Education

Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

M.Eng., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca NY

B.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

Awards

  • 2021 Elected Senior Member, Optica
  • 2020–2022 National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Fellowship as a Research Advisor
  • 2020–2021 Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2020–2021 AFIT Graduate School of Engineering and Management Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Professors Award
  • 2020 Semifinalist in the Air Force Spark Tank competition (as an advisor)
  • 2019 IEEE NEMS Best Student Paper Finalist (as an advisor)
  • 2017 Sentinel of Science Award: Top Reviewers in Physics and Astronomy
  • 2016–2017 Sentinel of Science Award: Top Reviewers in Engineering
  • 2011 Elected Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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 Conference Publications

  • Ronald G. Polcawich, Jeff Pulskamp, Dan Judy, Roger Kaul, Madan Dubey, Hengky Chandrahalim, and Sunil A. Bhave, "PZT thin films for RF MEMS applications," International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics (ISAF) and 2008 Meeting of the Electronics Division of the American Ceramic Society, 2008, pp. 1-2. (Invited)
    DOI: 10.1109/ISAF.2008.4693748

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