Leburton Named Fellow of Institute of Physics

Beckman Institute faculty member Jean-Pierre Leburton has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.

Beckman Institute faculty member Jean-Pierre Leburton has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.

Leburton, head of the Computational Electronics group at Beckman, was named a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his career work in areas such as quantum wires, quantum dots, spintronics and issues related to semiconductor physics, among other topics. Leburton is the Stillman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois and an Associate of the Center for Advanced Study at the U of I. The IOP is an organization “devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics.”