Salah Bedair

Distinguished Professor
 919-515-5204
  bedair@ncsu.edu
 Engineering Building II (EB2) 2080
 Campus Box 7911

Biography

Dr. Bedair currently investigates semi-conductor materials and devices including novel growth techniques such as atomic layer epitaxy, laser-assisted diposition, molecular beam epitexy and chemical vapor diposition. He also studies optical, electrical and structural properties of semiconductors, epitaxial insulators and quantum well structures. Optical and microwave devices such as detectors, wave guides, solar cells, light emitting diodes, semiconductor light bulbs and modulation doped field effect transistors are currently considered in Dr. Bedair's lab.

Education

  • Ph.D. 1969
    Engineering Science
    University of California, Berkley
  • Master's 1965
    Nuclear Engineering
    University of California, Berkley
  • Bachelor's 1960
    Electrical Engineering
    Alexandria University, Egypt

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 - Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence (NC State)
  • 1998 - Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship (NC State)
  • 1992 - IEEE Fellow, Contribution to Atomic Layer Epitaxy
  • 1992 - R J Reynolds for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension (NC State)
  • 1988 - ALCOA Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award (NC State)
  • 1986 - Department of Energy Award (Development of Cascade Solar Cells)

Recent News

Dr. Salah Bedair Awarded Holladay Medal

Posted on April 16, 2015 | Filed Under: News

Five professors received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, including Salah M. Bedair, professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Recent Media Mentions

New Connection Between Stacked Solar Cells Can Handle Energy Of 70,000 Suns

September 16, 2013

NC State researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should improve the overall efficiency of solar energy devices and reduce the cost of solar energy production. Salah Bedair, electrical engineering, featured.

New Method Improves Solar Energy Efficiency, Cuts Costs

September 10, 2013

NC State researchers have developed a simple fix to increase the efficiency of stacked solar cells dramatically. Salah Bedair, electrical engineering, featured.

How to Harness the Power of 70,000 Suns

September 9, 2013

NC State researchers have come up with a new technique that which should improve the overall efficiency of solar energy devices and reduce the cost of solar energy production. Salah Bedair, electrical engineering, featured.

 

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