Stephen Chou

Joseph C. Elgin Professor of Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Office: E-Quad, B412

Phone: 609-258-4416

Research interests: Nanotechnology and nanoscale electronics; optoelectronic; magnetic devices, such as nanoimprint, self-assembly, reactive ion etching, single electron transistors, subwavelength optical elements, patterning of nanoscale organic light emitters and transistors, growth of semiconductors and polymers on nanopatterned substrates, quantized magnetic disks, and giant magnetoresistance


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  • Chou wins pioneer award in nanotechnology

  • Chou Elected to National Academy of Inventors

  • Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips

  • Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics

  • Princeton engineers develop low-cost recipe for patterning microchips


  • Professor writes on white board while talking with grad student.

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute