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Zubin Jacob

Zubin Jacob

Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Zubin Jacob completed his Ph.D. from Purdue University (2010) and his M.S.E.E. from Princeton University (2007).

Dr. Jacob was previously at the University of Alberta, Canada, where he was an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and has also been a visiting faculty member at the International Center for Theoretical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India. He serves on the editorial board of Scientific Reports (a journal by the nature publishing group) and Journal of Optics (UK Institute of Physics). He is the technical chair of the metamaterials sessions at Meta 2015 New York and serves on the scientific committee of multiple international conferences. Dr. Jacob was invited to present his group’s recent achievements at over 20 leading nanophotonics conferences worldwide during 2013 and 2014.

Dr. Jacob’s research areas include nanophotonics, thermophotovoltaics, nanoscale radiative heat transfer, metamaterials, plasmonics, quantum optics, super-resolution imaging, and Casimir physics.