April 26, 2015 at 3:17 pm

China Ministry of Education Names Govorov to Chang Jiang Chair Professorship

Dr. Alexander Govorov

Dr. Alexander Govorov

Dr. Alexander Govorov, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, was appointed to the Chang Jiang Chair Professorship of the Scholar Program of the Ministry of Education of China for 2014-17.

Govorov received the 2014 Jacques-Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair Award created by the INRS Energy Materials Telecommunications Research Center in Montreal, Canada. He was visiting professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where he conducted research on light emitting diode (LED) devices.

Govorov was part of team from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität in Munich, and Ohio University who have created a nanostructure that can be reversibly switched with the aid of DNA molecules.

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