Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs | Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Engineering West Hall, Room 334, Richmond, VA, UNITED STATES
Professor Triplett's research focuses on nanomanufacturing technologies that enable improved electronic and photonic device performance.
University of Missouri August 2013
Professor of the Year Nomination (campus nomination from University of Missouri)2011-06-01
Air Force Office of Scientific Research August 2010
American Society for Engineering Education May 2009
University of Missouri April 2009
Future Faculty Fellowship2001-08-01
Graduate Fellowship Recipient1998-01-01
Graduate Fellowship Recipient1997-01-01
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S., Electrical Engineering
B.S., Electrical Engineering
VCU School of Engineering Convocation Richmond, VA
Summer Success Institute Hanover, Maryland, USA
ERN 2018 - Plenary Talk Washington, DC
Use of computational tools to control and manipulate atomic layer arrangements in multilayer photonic device structures. Using solid-source molecular beam epitaxy, deposition techniques are employed that enhance or suppress anion/action exchange and enable the control of surface structures.
Employed surface modifications in-vacuum for the development of heavily strained heterostructures.
National Science Foundation $1,121,574
Air Force Office of Scientific Research $559,063
American Advanced Technology $14,970
Neutron generator development
National Science Foundation $81,800
Strained Quantum cascade laser development
National Science Foundation $519,522
Retention program for electrical and computer engineering students
University of Missouri System $47,141
Use of photobiomodulation to promote axonal regeneration.
University of Missouri System $30,911
Investigation of strained quantum cascade lasers for mid-infrared photon generation.
National Science Foundation $357,770
Collaboration with School of Education
Los Alamos National Lab $37,646
Development of neutron source
National Science Foundation (Via Georgia Tech) $20,000
Career initiation grant
Universal Technology Corporation $22,400
Research collaboration with WPAFB
Includes derivation of density of states function, application of Fermi distribution functions, metal-semiconductor contact theory; modeling of metal-semiconductor structures, circuit modeling of transistor devices; capacitance-voltage relationships; high power and high speed devices; and device fabrication lectures.
Includes theory of mid-wavelength infrared lasers, mid-wavelength infrared laser design, heterostructure design, band edge and final states optimization, laser performance optimization, electronic and optical properties optimization, diode and vertical cavity surface emitting lasers in the mid-infrared.
Includes optical properties of II-VI, III-V, and IV semiconductors; quantum band engineering; optical process in dielectric media; light emitting diodes, semiconductor lasers; energy conversion devices; and photodetector technologies.
Covers crystal structures; quantum aspects of energy radiation, and matter; quantum mechanics and energy bands in solids using Schrödinger Wave equations; electronic properties of semiconductors; carrier transport phenomena; pn junction diodes; and bipolar junction and field effect transistors.
Professional development course intended for graduate students focuses on the skills needed for successful professional development. Topics include responsible conduct of research, professional and ethical behavior, academic integrity, career paths, effective search strategies, developing professional documents, interview preparation, building a professional network, communicating marketable skills to potential employers, and career planning.
Includes topics related to advanced semiconductor devices. Covers device concepts (metal-semiconductor junctions, metal-oxide-semiconductor devices), overview of quantum mechanics and carrier transport (statistics and transport phenomena), and introduces high speed/high power electronic devices including complex field effect transistor designs.
May 2015, Volume 44, Issue 5, pp 1311-1320.view more
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Applied Physics Letters, Volume 99, Issue 7, 072104 (2011).view more
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