Group Meetings

Group Meetings

2021 Winter/Spring Atwater Group meetings are held on Thursdays from 3-4:30 PM unless otherwise noted.


July 8th, 2021: Prof. Marina Leite “Novel materials for photonics and renewable energy” & Joseon Wong. Moderated by Pankaj Jha.

July 15th, 2021: Alex Welch & Pankaj Jha. Moderated by Megan Phelan.

July 22nd, 2021: Cora Went & Komron Shayegan. Moderated by Melissa Li.

July 29th, 2021: Prof. Min Soek Jang “Active-metaphotonics based on two-dimensional materials” & Mike Kelzenberg. Moderated by Joeson Wong.

August 5th, 2021: Prof. Atwater “Preparing for the academic job market,” Haley Bauser & 10-minute WAVE/SURF presentations by Bhushan Patel and Sahil Pontula. Moderated by Aidan Fenwick.

August 12th, 2021: 10-minute SURF presentations by Ashildur Fridrikdottir, Elijah Paul, Jillian Reed, & Yuying Lin. Moderated by Komron Shayegan.

August 26th, 2021 (starts at 3:30pm): Prof. Vivian Ferry, Samuel Seah & John Hylak. Moderated by Arun Nagpal.

September 9th, 2021: Ruzan Sokhoyan, Samuel Loke, and SURF presentation by Olivers Pranis. Moderated by Pankaj Jha.

September 16th, 2021: Emily Warmann & Souvik Biswas. Moderated by Jared Sisler.

September 21st, 2021 (4pm): Aidan Fenwick & Hamid Akbari. Moderated by Jared Sisler.

September 30th, 2021: Andrew Nyholm. Moderated by Jared Sisler.

October 7th, 2021: Megan Phelan & Prachi Thureja. Moderated by Jared Sisler.

October 14th, 2021: Eowyn Lucas & Ramon Gao. Moderated by Cora Went.

October 21st, 2021 (4pm): Magel Su & Melissa Li. Moderated by Arun Nagpal.

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 (4pm): Claudio Hail & Arun Nagpal. Moderated by Komron Shayegan.

November 4th, 2021 (2:30pm): Kyle Virgil & Pilar Espinet. Moderated by

November 11th, 2021 (4pm): Annette Boehme & Morgan Foley. Moderated by

November 18th, 2021 (4pm): Praker Wray & Lucy Li. Moderated by

December 9th, 2021 (4pm): Areum Kim & Lily Shiau. Moderated by

December 16th, 2021 (4pm): Jared Sisler & Sara Anjum. Moderated by