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07/2020

Junyeob Song’s research work in ACS Nano, Partial Leidenfrost Evaporation-Assisted Ultrasensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy in a Janus Water Droplet on Hierarchical Plasmonic Micro-/Nanostructures,”  has been highlighted in several national and international news outlets, such as fortune.com, msn.com, news.yahoo.com, businessinsider.in, sciencedaily.com, and scmp.com

06/2020
Junyeob Song published the research paper in ACS Nano, Partial Leidenfrost Evaporation-Assisted Ultrasensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy in a Janus Water Droplet on Hierarchical Plasmonic Micro-/Nanostructures.” Congratulations, Junyeob!

06/2020
Monisha Gnanachandra Daniel published the research paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Sub-10 nm Nanolaminated Al2O3/HfO2 Coatings for Long-Term Stability of Cu Plasmonic Nanodisks in Physiological Environments.” Congratulations, Monisha!

06/202o
Junyeob Song defended his Ph.D. and will be a postdoctoral research fellow in the Physical Measurement Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Congratulations!

05/2020
Wonil Nam published the research paper in Microsystems & Nanoengineering, Scalable nanolaminated SERS multiwell cell culture assay.” Congratulations, Nam!

03/2020
Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali received the Honorary Nomination from the ECE Department for the 2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award. Outstanding job, Ali!

12/2019
Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali received the highly competitive PRASAD Fellowship Award from the ECE Department for his academic excellence and superior research performance. Congratulations, Ali!

10/2019
Wonil Nam published the research paper in Nano Letters, Refractive-Index-Insensitive Nanolaminated SERS Substrates for Label-Free Raman Profiling and Classification of Living Cancer Cells.” Congratulations, Nam!

07/2019
Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali published the first review paper from our group in Nanophotonics, “Multiresonant plasmonics with spatial mode overlap: overview and outlook.” Congratulations, Ali!

06/2019
Elieser Mejia won the competitive NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NIST-SURF) Award. Many congratulations, Eli!

04/2019
Wei Zhou gave an invited talk in CML Symposium at Harvard University. Title: “Multiresonant Plasmonic Nanophotonics for Nano-Bio Interface”.

04/2019
Wei Zhou won the competitive Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award. With support from the prestigious DURIP grant, the Zhou group will establish and develop a multimodal optical-electrical nano-bio interface system (MOENBIS) for biomedical studies in in-vitro and in-vivo biological models.

01/2019
Junyeob Song and Wonil Nam published the research paper in Adv. Mat. Tech., “Scalable High‐Performance Nanolaminated SERS Substrates Based on Multistack Vertically Oriented Plasmonic Nanogaps.” Congratulations, Junyeob, and Nam!

10/2018
Wei Zhou gave an invited LAMMP/BME Seminar lecture at Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine. Title: “From Nanoelectronics to Nanophotonics: Toward Integrated Bio-Nanosystems”.

09/2018
Dr. Ning Gao joined us as a visiting scholar from Harvard University. Ning received her Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry. Welcome aboard, Ning!

09/2018
Wei Zhou gave an invited talk in the 2018 Ryan Fellows Reunion Symposium at Northwestern University. Title: “Multiresonant Nanoplasmonics by Out-of-plane Engineering”.

09/2018
Wei Zhou received a grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). With the NIST support, the Zhou group will design and explore novel luminescent nanoplasmonic transducers.

08/2018
Meitong Nie joined us from Tianjin University. Meitong received her B.M.E. degree and M.E degree both in Optoelectronic Technology Science from there. Welcome aboard, Meitong!

08/2018
Yuming Zhao joined us from Tsinghua University. Yuming received his B.S. degree in Physics from there. Welcome aboard, Yuming!

05/2018
Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali passed the Qualification Exam for his Ph.D. study. Many congratulations!

05/2018
Romain Debroux defended his M.S. and will pursue his Ph.D. study in the Physics Department at University of Cambridge. Congratulations!

05/2018
Ana Lopez Marcano defended her M.S. and will join Intel. Congratulations!

05/2018
Junyeob Song published the first research paper from our group in Nano Lett., “Multiresonant Composite Optical Nanoantennas by Out-of-plane Plasmonic Engineering.” Many congratulations, Junyeob!

04/2018
Wei gave an invited talk at the Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). Title: “Nanowire Nano-Bioelectronics Devices and Systems”

04/2018
Wei gave an invited talk in the 2018 Korean Physical Society (KPS) Spring meeting. Title: “Multiresonant Nanoplasmonics”

04/2018
Romain won the award of Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships available: over 5000 international applicants applied, and 57 outstanding students were selected to receive this award after the interview. Romain is the first Gates Cambridge Scholar from Virginia Tech. Many congratulations, Romain!

03/2018
Wei gave an invited talk in the ECE department at the University of Delaware. Title: “Multiresonant Optical Nanocavities by Multilayered Plasmonic Engineering”

03/2018
Wei became a Visiting Fellow in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He is working with Dr. Henri Lezec and Dr. Amit Agrawal on active nanophotonics devices and systems for advanced optical metrology at the nanoscale.

10/2017
Wei won Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) award. With the prestigious AFOSR YIP support, the Zhou group will design and explore novel Nano-Optoelectrodes Enabled Multimodal Optical-Electrical Interface inside Cells.

08/2017
Wonil Nam joined us from Pusan National University. Nam received his B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering. Welcome aboard, Nam!

06/2017
Ana Lopez Marcano joined us and is co-advised by Prof. Xiaoting Jia. Ana received her B.S. degree in 2016. Welcome aboard, Ana!

05/2017
Monisha defended his M.S. and will join Intel. Congratulations!

05/2017
Romain won the 2017 Paul E. Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award in College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. Congratulations!

05/2017
Wei presented an oral talk at the 2017 OSA CLEO conference, San Jose, California.

02/2017
Wei presented an invited talk at the 2017 SPIE Photonics West conference, San Francisco, California.

12/2016
Congratulations on the new review paper published on Reports on Progress in Physics: “Advances in Nanowire Bioelectronics”.

11/2016
Romain Debroux joined us from Virginia Tech. Romain received his B.S. degree in 2016. Welcome aboard, Romain!

10/2016
Wei gave a talk to the Roanoke County gifted middle school students during their visit to VT sponsored by the CEED office.

08/2016
Seied Ali Safiabadi Tali joined us from the University of Tehran. Ali received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from there. Welcome aboard, Ali!

06/2016
Congratulations on the new paper published on Nature Nanotechnology: “Three-dimensional Mapping and Regulation of Action Potential Propagation in Nanoelectronics Innervated Tissues”. June 27th, 2016

03/2016
Prof. Yuebin Li joined us as a visiting scholar from Hubei University. Yuebin received his Ph.D. degree in MSE from the Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech. University. Welcome, Yuebin!

02/2016
Monisha Gnanachandra Daniel joined us from Ashok Leyland Ltd. Monisha received her B.S. degree from Anna University in 2012. Welcome aboard, Monisha!

11/2015
Wei gave an invited talk for MSE Seminars at the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Virginia Tech.

10/2015
Wei gave an invited talk for Condensed Matter Seminars at the Department of Physics, Virginia Tech.

8/2015
Junyeob Song joined us from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Junyeob received his M.S. degree in Optical Engineering from there. Welcome aboard, Junyeob!

8/2015
Dr. Wei Zhou joined the Bradley Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech.

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