Welcome to Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva's Group Website
Address: School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 West State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2057
Phone: +1 765 494 0301
December 6, 2013: Alexandra was featured in the article Alexandra Boltasseva: A Rising Star, published by The Institute - the member newspaper of the IEEE.
October 24, 2013: Alexandra Boltasseva has been elected to become a new member of the Board of Directors of the Materials Research Society for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2014. The top-rank MRS Officials, Orlando Auciello (President) and Todd M. Osman (Executive Director), congratulated Alexandra on her election to the MRS Board of Directors and so did the administration of Web resource Women in Nanoscience.
June 2013: Alexandra Boltasseva accepts IEEE Photonics Society 2013 Young Investigator Award at CLEO 2013 plenary session (picture on the left; with IEEE Photonics Society President Hideo Kuwahara).
Gururaj Naik, a recent graduate from our group, wins IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2013 Graduate Student Fellowship! The award will be presented to Gururaj on September 9th at IEEE Photonics Conference.
Gururaj Naik (picture on the left), receives Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award from the College of Engineering, Purdue University. The prestigious award recognizes his excellence in research. Gururaj's research focuses on developing new plasmonic materials and devices that pave the way for plasmonic and metamaterial technologies. Learn more ....
Professor Alexandra Boltasseva receives 2013 MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award. The award will be presented at the 2013 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Read more ...
April 2, 2013: 2013 MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award Winner Alexandra Boltasseva was interviewed by MRS TV: watch the interview (which was also reproduced here); watch Prof. A. Boltasseva's talk at 2013 MRS Spring Meeting.
In the picture on the left: MRS Award Ceremony, April 3rd 2013, Alexandra Boltasseva and Orlando Auciello, MRS president (Argonne National Laboratory)
Professor Alexandra Boltasseva wins 2013 Young Investigator Award from IEEE Photonics Society "For seminal contributions to the development of metal-dielectric waveguides for integrated optics and novel approaches for realization of nanoplasmonic devices." December 5, 2012, Purdue Spotlight. Read more ...
Purdue Impact Online - Summer 2012 - New 'metamaterial' practical for optical advances.
June 21, 2012 - Professor Alexandra Boltasseva has been selected to take part in NAE's U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Seventy-eight of the nation's brightest young engineers have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium. Engineers ages 30 to 45 who are performing exceptional engineering research and technical work in a variety of disciplines will come together for the 2 1/2 day event. The participants were nominated by fellow engineers or organizations and chosen from approximately 300 applicants.