Dr. Baliga Wins 2015 Global Energy Prize

NC State Professor & PowerAmerica Principle Investigator Jay Baliga, lauded by Scientific American as one of the heroes of the semiconductor revolution, scored another scientific honor this year. The professor was awakened at 4:30 in the morning on April 23with news from Moscow that he is a 2015 winner of the Global Energy Prize, an annual award presented at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June. Dr. Baliga continues his world-changing research with PowerAmerica to accelerate the deployment of the next generation of power electronics across our economy using a traditional silicon foundry.