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February 27, 2023

Dr. Richard King

Richard R. King received his Ph.D. and M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1990 and 1987, and his B.S. degree in physics in 1985, also from Stanford.  He was Principal Scientist and Boeing Technical Fellow at aerospace company Spectrolab, Inc. before becoming a professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering […]

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October 14, 2021

Dr. Rosaria Anna Puglisi

Rosaria A. Puglisi received the Degree (cum laude) in Physics and the Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Catania. During her PhD she worked for one year with Prof. Harry A. Atwater at the University of Caltech, Pasadena (Los Angeles). After her doctorate Rosaria obtained three scholarships, two from STMicroelectronics and one from […]

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October 4, 2019

Soh Uenoyama

Soh is a visiting scholar from the Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. His research focus is on the design and fabrication of nanophotonics. Outside of the lab, Soh enjoys playing and watching soccer, and photography (he prefers film to digital).

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November 30, 2017

Professor Benjamin Vest

Benjamin (Benji) Vest joined the Atwater group in November 2017 as a Postdoctoral Scholar. Before coming to Caltech, Benji graduated from the Institut d’Optique in Palaiseau (France) with a M.Sc. in Optical Engineering. He later received his PhD from Ecole Polytechnique in 2015. His dissertation involved the theoretical and experimental study of non-linear processes (namely […]

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June 21, 2017

Professor Pin Chieh Wu

Pin Chieh Wu joined the Atwater group in June 2017 as a Postdoctoral Scholar. During his stay at Caltech, he was working on the active plasmonics and metasurfaces for the feasible application of light manipulation. He received his PhD in Applied Physics from National Taiwan University under the supervision of Prof. Din Ping Tsai. Prior […]

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December 1, 2016

Thomas Russell

Thomas is working on his master thesis about bifacial solar cells in order to complete his studies of Applied Physics at the Technical University of Delft, Netherlands. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Delft. In his diploma thesis he focused on enhancing the catalytic efficiency of a BiVO4  semiconducting surface. He followed his master courses […]

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November 14, 2016

Dr. Duhyun Lee

Dr. Lee is working at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology(SAIT) whrere he is developing metaphotonic devices. In SAIT, he also had studied nanoimprint lithography for semiconductor application. He received Ph.D in magnetic materials from SungKyunKwan University in Korea.

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April 18, 2016

Dr. Philip Hon

Dr. Hon is a Visiting Researcher at Caltech and Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, NG Next Nanophotonics and Plasmonics Laboratory group lead. His research interests include beam forming metasurfaces and metamaterials, nonreciprocal devices, and tailored thermal emitters.

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August 19, 2015

Professor Artur Davoyan

Artur is Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Previously, he was a Resnick Sustainability Institute and Kavli Nanoscience Institute postdoctoral fellow for the Atwater group from 2015-2018. Artur received his BS from Saratov State University, Russia (2007) and PhD from Australian National University (2011).

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July 22, 2015

Professor Yu-Jung (Yuri) Lu

Dr. Yu-Jung Lu was a postdoctoral scholar with the Atwater group from 2015-2017.  In 2013, Dr. Lu received her Ph.D. in Physics from National Tsing-Hua University (Taiwan) in the group of Prof. Shangjr Gwo. During her Ph.D. and postdoctoral research in Taiwan, she investigated the optical and electrical properties of III-nitride semiconductor nanostructures. In her […]

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February 18, 2015

Professor Kylie Catchpole

Kylie Catchpole is Associate Professor at the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems in the Research School of Engineering at the Australian National University.  A/Prof. Catchpole’s research focuses on using nanotechnology and new materials to make solar cells cheaper and more efficient.  She completed her PhD at ANU, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University […]

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Jonathan Grandidier

Dr. Grandidier is a research technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In 2019, he joined the Space Solar Power Project at Caltech as a Visiting Associate. He was also a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Atwater group from 2010-2013.

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July 26, 2014

Dr. Ryan Briggs

Dr. Briggs is currently working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as a microdevices engineer and holds a Visitor appointment at Caltech with the Atwater Group. He received his PhD in Applied Physics from Caltech in the spring of 2011 where he worked on photonic semiconductor device design, fabrication, and testing with the Atwater Group

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June 11, 2014

Professor Albert Polman

Dr. Albert Polman is a group research leader at the FOM Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he heads the Program “Light management in new photovoltaic materials”.  He is professor of Photonic materials for photovoltaics at the University of Amsterdam. Polman obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Utrecht in 1989, was post-doctoral researcher at AT&T Bell […]

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May 8, 2014

Dr. Katherine (Kate) Fountaine

Kate joined the Atwater Group in July 2010 to pursue her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering as an NSF Fellow after receiving her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara in June 2010. The main focus of her research is on mesoscale (um-cm) design of photoelectrochemical devices for the efficient production of […]

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