Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva named IEEE Fellow
Alexandra Boltasseva, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named an IEEE Fellow. She is being recognized for research on new materials for plasmonic and metamaterial nanophotonic devices.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
Boltasseva is a 2018 Blavatnik National Awards Finalist, a Fellow of the SPIE – International Society for Optical Engineers and The Optical Society of America (OSA), Editor-in-Chief of the OSA’s Optical Materials Express. Her team specializes in nanophotonics, plasmonics, optical metamaterials, nanofabrication and optical materials. The central theme of Boltasseva’s research is to find new ways for realization of nanophotonic devices - from material growth to advanced designs and demonstrations. Her team aims at developing new platforms to unlock properties of nanophotonic structures in previously unavailable designs and wavelength regimes and to enable new generations of low-loss, tunable, reconfigurable, semiconductor-compatible devices for applications in on-chip circuitry, information processing, data recording/storage, sensing, medical imaging and therapy, energy conversion and quantum information technology.
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