Professor Daniel Feezell Named the OSE General Chair

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Posted: February 2, 2022

We are excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Daniel Feezell, as the new OSE General Chair, effective February 1. Professor Feezell succeeds Dr. Ganesh Balakrishnan, who has been named the Director of EPSCoR New Mexico.

Below is a biography on Dr. Feezell summarizing his career as an excellent academic, researcher and administrator.

Dr. Daniel Feezell is an Associate Professor and Regents’ Lecturer in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Center for High Technology Materials at the University of New Mexico. He received the Ph.D. degree in 2005 from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and was previously a Project Scientist in the Solid-State Lighting and Energy Center at UCSB and worked for Soraa. He is an expert in epitaxial growth and fabrication of group-III nitrides, high-efficiency, and high-speed LEDs; nanoscale selective-area epitaxy, vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, and wide-bandgap power electronics. He has authored or co-authored over 150 journal and conference publications and holds more than 20 U.S. patents. Dr. Feezell received an NSF CAREER award in 2015 and a DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2013. Dr.Feezell’s projects have been funded by DOE, DOD, DARPA, ARPA-E, NSF, DTRA, and the commercial sector. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.