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Stephen Goodnick, Prof. Dr.

Technical University of Munich

Place of employment

Chair of Nanoelectronics (Prof. Becherer komm.)

Arcisstr. 21(0509)/III
80333 München

Memberships and Honors

Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
1986Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
1985Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Technische Universität München, Germany
Member of IEEE, the American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Society of Engineering Education


2013Outstanding Faculty Award, IEEE Phoenix Section
2012ASEE ECE Division Meritorious Service Award ‘For meritorious service to engineering education through leadership in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association, through leadership in Eta Kappa Nu, and service to engineering educators through ASEE and other associations
2008Robert M. Janowiak Outstanding Leadership and Service Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association
2004Fellow, IEEE (2004), ‘For contributions to carrier transport fundamentals and semiconductor devices’
2002IEEE Phoenix Section Society Award for Outstanding Service
2001IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, Certificate of Recognition for Contributions as Vice-Chair of the 2001 MTT-S International Microwave Symposium
1998Colorado State University College of Engineering Achievement in Academia Award
1996College of Engineering Research Award, Oregon State University
1986 1995Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Federal Republic of Germany
1991 Melchor Visiting Chair, College of Engineering, the University of Notre Dame
Eta Kappu Nu National Electrical Engineering Honor Society

Research Interests

  • Nanoscience for Renewable Energy Sources
  • solid-state device physics
  • semi-conductor transport in nanostructures, nanoelectronic devices and circuits
  • quantum and nanostructure devices and device technology
  • high frequency devices
  • Computational Electronics
  • RF and Microwave Devices
  • Optoelectronic and Energy Conversion Devices



  • Luppina, P.; Bowden, S.; Lugli, P.; Goodnick, S.M.: Modeling of a gallium phosphide/silicon heterojunction solar cells. Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2016 IEEE 43rd, IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 201605-10 June 2016, Portland OR USA 2016-06 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )


  • Luppina, P.; Lugli, P.; Goodnick, S. M.: Modeling of silicon heterojunction solar cells. Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), 2015 IEEE 42nd , IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2015New Orleans LA USA, 14-19 June 2015 2015-06 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • Popescu, B.; Popescu, D.; Luppina, P.; Julian, T.; Koblmüller, G.; Lugli, P.; Goodnick, S.: Modeling and simulation of In 1-x GaAs x nanowire solar cells. Proc. IEEE 15th Int. Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO) Conf., IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2015Rome, Italy, 27-30 July 2015 2015-07 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )


  • Goodnick, S.M.; Limpert, S.; Honsberg, C.; Lugli, P.: Simulation of carrier relaxation in hot carrier solar cells. 2012 IEEE 38th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), IEEE (2012), IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2012Austin TX USA, June 03 - 08, 2012 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )