Professor Chennupati Jagadish is a Distinguished Professor and Head of Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology Group in the Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University. He is also serving as Vice-President and Secretary Physical Sciences of the Australian Academy of Science, Director of Australian National Fabrication Facility ACT node and Convener of Australian Nanotechnology Network. He has published more than 550 journal papers and holds 5 US patents.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, IEEE, APS, MRS, OSA, AVS, ECS, SPIE, AAAS, IoP, AIP. He received Peter Baume Award from the ANU in 2006, the Quantum Device Award from ISCS in 2010, IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Service Award in 2010, IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Service Award in 2011 and Electronics and Photonics Division Award of the Electrochemical Society in 2012, 2013 Walter Boas Medal, 2015 IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology and 2015 IEEE Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award.