Oct. 27, 2016 – Employing a novel sensor made of graphene – a one-atom-thin layer of carbon – UC Irvine researchers have gained new insight into the process of programmed cell death in mitochondria, possibly opening the door to new ways of forcing cancer cells to self-destruct…..Read more.


June 15, 2015 — Electrical and computer engineering professor Peter Burke is the recipient of a highly competitive instrumentation award from the Department of Defense…Read more.


Burke’s team developed a detector that offers a window into the inner workings of the brain and a brand-new tool for future research….Read more.


ranking_acm_logoBurke’s team is using nanofluidics to peer into the life and death cycle of cancer cells…Read more


ranking_acm_logoBurke’s team proved that graphene could function over a broad frequency range—at DC, 10GHz, 100GHz, and 100GHz–1.5THz in a single sweep…Read more


logo-cenBurke’s team used soft lithography to etch a silicon chip that served as a mold to make a nanofluidics device out of the polymer polydimethylsiloxane…Read more.


logo-cenThe Department of Defense (DoD) announced plans today to make 32 awards to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research…Read more.


logo-cenGraduate student Nima Rouhi in Peter Burke’s group have been studying these unusual transistors, which contain channels made with carbon nanotube ink…Read more.


logo-cenChris Rutherglen and Peter Burke of the University of California, Irvine developed their own nanotube radio by exploiting the nonlinear current–voltage characteristics of a singlewalled carbon nanotube that was fixed to electrodes at both ends…Read more.