Special OSA Student Chapter & OSE Seminar with Dr. Azad Siahmakoun on Plasmonic Light Coupling for Silicon Photonic Devices
Posted: February 15, 2019
Date: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM to Noon
Location: CHTM, Room 101
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Dr. Azad Siahmakoun
Professor, Physics & Optical Engineering
Endowed Chair for Innovation in STEM Education
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Dr. Azad Siahmakoun is an award-winning optical engineer and the current Endowed Faculty Chair of Innovation in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Education. He specializes in optics, micro-electro-mechanical Systems (MEMS), and nanotechnology. His educational and research/development activities have been supported by $6.4 million from federal/state agencies and industries. Dr. Siahmakoun holds four patents and has supervised more than 100 undergraduate research projects and dozens of master’s student theses. He directs the Micro-Nano Device and Systems (MiNDS) lab, the Nonlinear Optics lab, and the Center for Applied Optics Studies, and also is Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Graduate Studies. Dr. Siahmakoun has received the Board of Trustees Outstanding Scholar Award and is an International Society for Optical Engineering Fellow, a senior member of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and a Senior Fellow in the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR).