Nader  Engheta

Nader  Engheta

H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor
Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE)
Bioengineering (BE)
Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

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Honors and Awards:  SPIE Fellow - 2010, AAAS Fellow - 2009, Heilmeier Award for Excellence in Faculty Research - 2008, American Physical Society Fellow - 2008, S. Reid Warren, Jr. Award for Distinguished Teaching - 2002 and 1993, IEEE Third Millennium Medal - 2000, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship - 1999, Optical Society of America Fellow - 1999, Fellow of IEEE - 1996, W. M. Keck Foundation Engineering Teaching Excellence Award - 1995, Christian F. and Mary R. Lindback Foundation Award - 1994, NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award - 1989

Research Expertise: Optics | Electromagnetics | Imaging

Nader's research interests span the fields of nanooptics and nanophotonics, metamaterials and plasmonics, and optical nanostructure modeling, including nanoantennas, nanocircuits, and nanosystems. Nader is also investigating bio-inspired sensing and imaging, as well as physics and reverse-engineering of polarization vision in nature. He and his group have been developing the concept of optical lumped nanocircuits based on material nanostructures, with the goal of opening the possibility of nanoelectronics with light.

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