Atwater Research Group

Illuminating the intersection of nanophotonics and energy

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  • A-Team’s very own ETC Solar Wins 2018 National DOE Cleantech University Prize Competition!

    On June 28, Caltech’s ETC Solar team won first prize among 23 national competitors at the 2018 National Cleantech University Prize in Houston Texas. Read the full report here.

  • Siying Peng, Michelle Sherrott and Georgia Papadakis participate in 2018 commencement

    The California Institute of Technology officially conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy upon Atwater alumnae Siying Peng (Physics), Michelle Sherrott (Materials Science) and Georgia Papadakis (Applied Physics) at Caltech’s 124th commencement ceremony, held on Beckman Mall, June 15, 2018.

  • Cora Went named Thomas Tombrello Scholar

    Atwater graduate student Cora Went was named a Thomas Tombrello Scholar and will be honored alongside other awardees at the Physics Year-End Celebration and Awards Banquet on May 31. Prof Tombrello was a Robert H. Goddard Professor of Physics and the Physics, Math and Astronomy Division Chair before he passed in 2014. The Thomas Tombrello Scholar […]

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