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Honors & Awards
Honors and Awards (2021) M. Brongersma, The Stephen Harris Professor of the School of Engineering, Stanford University, 2020 J. Vuckovic, Dresselhaus Lecture, MIT, November 2021 S. Fan, Simons Investigator in Physics, 2021 S. Fan, The Joseph and Hon Mai Goodman Professor in the School of Engineering, 2021 A. Alù, S. Fan, Highly Cited Researcher, 2021 A. Alù, AAAFM-Heeger Award, 2021 A. Alù, Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists (2021) A. Alù, Dan Maydan Prize in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2021) A. Alù, MRS Fellowship (2021) Honors and Awards (2020) Andrea Alù, Top 10 Breakthrough of the Year in Physics Andrea Alù, Director of Simons Collaboration on Extreme Wave Phenomena Based on Symmetries Andrea Alù, 2020 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists (Finalist) Andrea Alù, National Academy of Inventors Fellowship Andrea Alù, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Mark Brongersma, Director-at-large of the Optical Society Board of Directors Mark Brongersma, Appointed as the Stephen Harris Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University Hongkun Park, A. R. Gordon Distinguished Lecturer, University of Toronto Andrea Alù, Mikhail Lukin, Philip Kim, Hongkun Park, Shanhui Fan, Albert Polman, Highly Cited Researchers, the Web of Science Group Mikhail Lukin, George Gamow Award Philip Kim, Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Nader Engheta, Recipient of the 2020 Max Born Award from the Optical Society (OSA) Nader Engheta, Recipient of the 2020 Isaac Newton Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics (UK) Dimitrios Tzarouchis, 2021-2023 Chair-Elect for the OSA Photonic Metamaterials Technical Group Dimitrios Tzarouchis, 2020 Princeton Pathway to Academy program (all-virtual due to COVID19) Dimitrios Tzarouchis, 2020 URSI Young Scientist Award, URSI-General Assembly Symposium (GASS), Rome, Italy, 2021 (postponed due to COVID19) Dimitrios Tzarouchis, Selected to attend the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (postponed for 2021 due to COVID19) Dimitrios Tzarouchis, Best Doctoral Thesis Award: Best doctoral thesis for the year 2019, School of Electrical Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland. Dimitrios Tzarouchis, 2019 URSI EMTS Young Scientist Award, San Diego, CA, USA. Dimitrios Tzarouchis, 2019 AGU Radio Science, Top20 most read articles for the year 2017-2018. Jelena Vuckovic, James P. Gordon Memorial Speaker, the Optical Society R.Trivedi, Research visit award, The Europe Center and the Stanford Club of Germany's Graduate Research and Internship Program R.Trivedi, Runner up for Ken Hass Outstanding paper award at APS March Meeting 2020 Roel Baets received the John Tyndall award in 2020 Wim Bogaerts was elected Fellow of the IEEE in 2020 Honors and Awards (2019) Director-at-large of the Optical Society Board of Directors (M. Brongersma) Co-Chair of Programmable Photonics, IEEE Photonics Summer Topicals 2019 (D. Miller) International Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering (N. Engheta) Ellis Island Medal of Honor (N. Engheta) Distinguished Scholar of the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics (J. Vuckovic) IET A. F. Harvey Engineering Research Prize (J. Vuckovic) A. R. Gordon Distinguished Lecturer, University of Toronto (H. Park) National Academy of Inventors Fellow (A. Alù) AAAS Fellow (A. Alù) IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award (A. Alù) DoD Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (A. Alù) Cover of Small 2019 2019 Highly Cited Researcher, the Web of Science Group (several PIs) 2020 Early Career Editorial Advisory Board of APL Photonics (N. Mohammadi Estakhri) Tenure-track faculty position at University of North Carolina at Charlotte (M. Mencagli) President’s Graduate Fellowship, National University of Singapore (G. Hu) CUNY Postdoctoral Travel Award (S. Mann) Outstanding Chinese Ph.D. Students Studying Abroad (M. Wang) Many invited, keynote, plenary talks at international conferences ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ National Academy of Sciences (M. Lukin) Tomassoni-Chisesi Prize (P. Kim) DoD Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (S. Fan) Associate editor for ACS Photonics (J. Vuckovic) Tenure-track position at University of California, Davis (M. Radulaski) Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University (K. Yang) 2018 Centennial Teaching Assistant Award for outstanding teaching service in Electrical Engineering department at Stanford University (R. Trivedi) Director at Large of the Optical Society Board of Directors (M. Brongersma) Best Thesis Prize from Springer (M. Mencagli) 2018 Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology from IEEE Nanotechnology Council (N. Engheta) OSA Executive Committee and Chair of the Awards Committee (M. Brongersma) Nano- and Quantum Science and Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship (M. Radulaski) Rising Stars in EECS (M. Radulaski (2017), N. Mohammadi Estakhri (2017, 2018)) PRL Editor’s Suggestion with Y. Radi, D. Sounas, A. Alù, Meta-Gratings: Beyond the Limits of Graded Metasurfaces for Wavefront Control,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 067404 (2017) J. Perczel, J. Borregaard, D. E. Chang, H. Pichler, S. F. Yelin, P. Zoller, M.D. Lukin, Topological Quantum Optics in Two-Dimensional Atomic Arrays,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 023603 (2017) A. Krasnok, D. G. Baranov, A. Generalov, S. Li, and A. Alù, Coherently Enhanced Wireless Power Transfer,” Physical Review Letters 120, 143901 (2018). Feature Article for A. Raza et al, “ALD assisted nanoplasmonic slot waveguide for on-chip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”, Applied Physics Letters 3, 116105 (2018) J. Opt. Editor’s Pick with M. Tymchenko, J. S. Gomez-Diaz, J. Lee, M. A. Belkin, A. Alù, Highly-Efficient THz Generation Using Nonlinear Plasmonic Metasurfaces,” J. Opt. 19, 104001 (2017) Cover of Nature Photonics with D. Sounas, A. Alù, Non- Reciprocal Photonics Based on Time Modulation,” Nature Photon. 11, 774 (2017) Cover of Nature Electronics with D. L. Sounas, J. Soric, A. Alù, Broadband Passive Isolators with Large Efficiency Based on Coupled Nonlinear Resonances,” Nature Electronics (2018). Cover of Advanced Materials with M. Wang, A. Krasnok, T. Zhang, L. Scarabelli, H. Liu, Z. Wu, L. M. Liz- Marzán, M. Terrones, A. Alù, Y. Zheng, Tunable Fano Resonance and Plasmon-Exciton Coupling in Single Au Nanotriangles on Monolayer WS2 at Room Temperature,” Advanced Materials 30, 1705779 (2018). News and Views article for P. Y. Chen, M. Sakhdari, M. Hajizadegan, Q. Cui, M. Cheng,El-Ganainy, and A. Alù, Generalized Parity-Time Symmetry Condition For Enhanced Sensor Telemetry,” Nature Electronics 1, 297 (2018). 2018, 2017 ISI Highly Cited Researchers: A. Alù, N. Engheta, Fan, P. Kim, M. Lukin, A. Polman 2017 ICO Prize in Optics (A. Alù) Fellow of SPIE (A. Alù) Blavatnik National Award Finalist (2016, 2017, 2018, A. Alù) IEEE AP-S AdCom (A. Alù) IUMRS Young Researcher Award (A. Alù) International USNC-URSI Travel Grant (N. Mohammadi Estakhri) American Physical Society DMP Postdoc Travel Grant Award (N. Mohammadi Estakhri) Honorary Doctorate from Ukraine’s National Technical University (N. Engheta) Honorary Doctorate from University of Stuttgart, Germany (N. Engheta) Honorary Doctor of Technology from Aalto University, Finland (N. Engheta) 2017 Beacon of Photonics Industry Award from Photonics Media (N. Engheta) 2017 William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award from IEEE Photonics Society (N. Engheta) Fellow of URSI (N. Engheta) 2017 EPS Research into the Science of Light Prize (A. Polman) Hans Fischer Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Technical University of Munich, Germany (J. Vuckovic)
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