Dimitris Korakakis

Associate Professor, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Associate Professor, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources

Approved Graduate Faculty for CEMR MS and PhD committees

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Contact Information
Office: ESB 745
Phone: (304) 293-9697
Fax: (304) 293-8602

Dr. Korakakis received his B.S. in Theoretical Physics from London University, Queen Mary and Westfield Colleges in 1986, his M.S. in Manufacturing Engineering in 1994 from Boston University and his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1998 from Boston University. In 1997 he joined the School of Physics and Astronomy and the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Nottingham as research staff. In 2000 he joined the department of Physics at West Virginia University as a Research Assistant Professor. He joined the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in 2002. His research is focused in the growth and characterization of III-nitride alloy films and heterostructures. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and has more than 170 citations for his work in the past 6 years.


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Boston University, 1998
M.S., Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, 1994
B.S., Theoretical Physics, London University (Queen Mary College), 1986

Research Focus Areas

Nano/Micro Devices and Systems

Research Interests

Semiconductor growth
Wide bandgap semiconductor devices
Photonic devices
Semiconductor alloys and heterostructures

Teaching Interests

Photonics and electronics
Stochastic processes

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