Ken Shepard

shepardResearch Area III: Electrical Methods and Nanotechnology Leader

Columbia University

Ken Shepard is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Co­-PI of the NeuroTechnology Center (NTC) at Columbia University. He has extensive experience in CMOS design and nanofabrication for neural recording and stimulation and will coordinate the nanotechnology thrust.


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  1. Dean CR, Young AF, Meric I, et al. Boron nitride substrates for high­quality graphene electronics. Nature Nanotechnology. 2010 Oct; 5(10):722-726. [PubMed]
  2. Meric I, Han MY, Young AF, et al. Current saturation in zero­bandgap, topgated graphene field­effect transistors. Nature Nanotechnology. 2008 Nov; 3(11):654-659. [PubMed]
  3. Dean CR, Wang L, Maher P, et al. Hofstadter’s butterfly and the fractal quantum Hall effect in moire superlattices. Nature. 2013 May 30; 497(7451): 598-602. [PubMed]
  4. Wang L, Meric I, Huang PY, Gao Q, Gao Y, Tran H, Taniguchi T, Watanabe K, Campos LM, Muller DA, Guo J, Kim P, Hone J, Shepard KL, Dean CR. One­dimensional electrical contact to a two­dimensional material. Science. 2013 Nov 1;342(6158):614­7. doi: 10.1126/science.1244358. [PubMed]