Congratulations Melissa Li!
Melissa was awarded a “Best Student Oral Presentation” award in symposium EQ20 “Beyond Graphene 2D Materials – Synthesis, Properties and Device Applications” at the Materials Research Society 2021 Fall Meeting in Boston, MA.Read More
Congratulations, Prof. Atwater!
Professor Harry Atwater has been awarded the 2021 Von Hippel Award. The Von Hippel Award, the Materials Research Society’s highest honor, recognizes those qualities most prized by materials scientists and engineers—brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines.Read More
New paper on polarization conversion published in Science
Our recent work on electro-optic polarization conversion with black phosphorus based van der Waals heterostructures is out now in Science (2021). Associated Caltech press release can be found here.Read More
Congrats Prachi Thureja
Congratulations Prachi on winning the Facebook Fellowship Award 2021 under the category of AR/VR Optics and Photonics. https://research.fb.com/blog/2021/04/announcing-the-recipients-of-the-2021-facebook-fellowship-awards/Read More
Congrats Joeson Wong
Congratulations to Joeson Wong for winning an MRS Graduate Student Gold Award for the 2021 Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award competition! https://www.mrs.org/meetings-events/spring-meetings-exhibits/2021-mrs-spring-meeting/activities-events/awards/graduate-student-awardsRead More
Congrats to Komron Shayegan
Kudos to Komron Shayegan, recipient of the 2021 National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship! https://www.research.gov/grfp/AwardeeList.doRead More
ARPA-E Project for Direct Removal of Carbon Dioxide from Oceanwater (DOC) Awarded
New Caltech project to efficiently capture carbon dioxide from ocean water. Details are available at the ARPA-E Blog link here, see Direct Removal of Carbon Dioxide from Oceanwater.Read More
Liquid Sunlight Alliance
The Liquid Sunlight Alliance was founded in 2020, and is directed by Professor Harry Atwater. It is one of two projects in the Fuels from Sunlight Energy Innovation Hub funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences. The vision is to establish the science principles by which coupled microenvironments directly […]Read More
Rebecca Saive, A-team postdoc alum has been named to the 2020 Technology Review TR-35 cohort. Congratulations Rebecca!
Here is the story in Technology Review on pg. 21.Read More
Ognjen Ilic selected to receive the 2019 MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize
MRS Bulletin is pleased to announce that Ognjen Ilic has been selected to receive the 2019 MRS Bulletin Postdoctoral Publication Prize. This award recognizes postdoctoral researchers for their intellectual merit, the impact of their research and scholarship, and their interest in science writing and communication. Ognjen was selected from among numerous well-qualified applicants and nominations for “his outstanding academic […]Read More
New paper on optical levitation published in Nature Photonics
Read the full press release here.Read More
Harry Atwater receives 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award
Prof Harry Atwater has been named the 2019 IEEE William Cherry Award winner for outstanding achievement in the field of photovoltaics. The award will be presented at the 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) in June. You can read more about the award and Prof Atwater here.Read More
Cora Went wins best poster award at N2D Conference in Shanghai!
Congratulations to Cora Went who won the best poster award at the Nanophotonics of 2D Materials Conference (N2D) at Fudan University, January 14-17, 2019.Read More
Harry Atwater named SPIE Fellow
Prof Harry Atwater is one of 88 SPIE members selected to become Fellows of SPIE in 2019. This honor will be celebrated on February 4, 2019 at a luncheon at Photonics West in San Francisco. You can read more here.Read More
Kelly Mauser wins Gold Award at Fall MRS in Boston
Congratulations to Kelly Mauser for winning the Gold Award at the 2018 Fall MRS in Boston! Read more details here.Read More
Atwater Alumni named 2018 Moore Inventor Fellows
Atwater alumni Victor Brar and Prineha Narang were among five individuals to be named 2018 Moore Inventor Fellows. Read more at this link.Read More
Congratulations to Thomas Russell of Caltech and ETC Solar who has been named to Forbes 30 under 30 in Energy!
Thomas Russell has been named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 in Energy for his work as CEO and co-founder of ETC Solar. Read more about Thomas here, and see the full list of awardees at this link.Read More
A-Team lightsail research featured in Nature Materials cover article
Cora Went, Joeson Wong and Artur Davoyan designed the cover for the October 2018 volume of Nature Materials, which features the A-team publication, “Materials challenges for the Starshot lightsail.”Read More
Ghazaleh Kafaie Shirmanesh wins best paper award at 2018 SPIE Optics and Photonics meeting in San Diego
A-Team grad student Ghazaleh Kafaie Shirmanesh was recognized for her paper, “Reconfigurable beam steering metasurface at telecommunication wavelengths,” which proposes an active metasurface with a record-high phase shift that can be employed in beam steering metasurfaces in NIR regime.Read More