Ben Wu Recipient of the IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship

Graduate student Ben Wu has just received the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2015 Graduate Student Fellowship, which consists of a one-time honarium award of $1000. He will be receiving this award at the 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) in October, 2015.

Mitchell Nahmias Recipient of Best Student Poster Award

Graduate Student Mitchell A. Nahmias was the recipient of the 'Best Student Poster Award (1st Place)' during the IEEE Photonics Summer Topicals (2015) in the Nassau, Bahamas.

Mitchell Nahmias receives award

Paul Prucnal receives President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Professor Paul Prucnal was one of four recipients for the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching!Paul receives President's award

Paul Prucnal receives Lifetime Teaching Achievement Award

Our PI, Paul Prucnal, has received the Lifetime Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Paul receiving award

Over the years, Prof. Prucnal has been responsible for teaching both ELE 203: Electronic Circuits and ELE 454: Photonics and Lightwave Communications.

Lightwave Lab Awarded “Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund”

As part of the Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, we are developing a technology that could make high-speed Internet access as widely available as cellphone service by enabling data transmission in a vastly underused region of the spectrum, the millimeter-wave regime.

Bhavin Shastri named a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Our postdoc, Dr. Bhavin Shastri has been awarded Canada's most prestigious postdoctoral award, the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. Named after Sir Frederick Banting (Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of insulin), this fellowship is valued at $70,000 per year over two years. Dr.

John Chang Recieves Graduate Newport Research Award

John Chang has received the 2014 Graduate Newport Research Award for his accomplishments as a graduate student in the field of photonics. A link to the article can be found here. Dr. Chang will be joining MIT Lincoln Labs after his graduation this spring.

John Chang and Yue Tian Have Graduated

Dr. John Chang has completed his FPO and will be graduating this spring. His thesis was entitled, "Microwave Photonic Filters for Interference Cancellation and Adaptive Beamforming." He will be working for MIT Lincoln Labs in Boston, MA next year.

Yue Tian has also completed his FPO and will graduate this spring. His thesis was entitled, "Ultrafast Photonic Neuromorphic Processing and Nonlinearity Mitigation in Long-haul Transmissions by Nonlinear Optical Signal Processing." Yue will be working at NEC Labs next year in Princeton, NJ.


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