Nanostructured Fibers and Nonlinear Optics Lab
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Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran (Principal Investigator)

BTech. 1991: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
MS 1993: University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD 1998: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Experience:

1998 - 2001:
Bell Laboratories
2001 - 2009:
OFS Laboratories
2010 - 2013:
Associate Professor (with Tenure), Boston University
2013 - present:
Professor, Boston University
Email: sidr [at] bu [dot] edu; Tel: +1-617-353-9881; Webpage; CV

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Aku Antikainen

PhD 2019: University of Rochester
Area of current research:
Light-matter interactions

 

 

PhD Students

Havva Kabagoz

BS 2017: Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Area of current research:
Ultrafast Multimode Nonlinear Optics & Biomedical Imaging
Contact: kabagoz [at] bu [dot] edu

Xiao Liu

BS 2016: Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy
Area of current research:
Nonlinear optics with twisted light 
Contact: xlewis [at] bu [dot] edu

Zelin Ma

BS 2015: Sun Yat-sen University
Area of current research:
OAM fibers for communications
Contact: zelinma [at] bu [dot] edu


Aaron Peterson-Greenberg

BS 2017: Case Western Reserve University
Area of current research:
Sensing,  metrology,  Brillouin scattering
Contact: apg [at] bu [dot] edu

Daniel Shahar

BS 2020: University of Florida
Area of current research:
Quantum optics with structured light
Contact: dshahar [at] bu [dot] edu


Muhammad Waleed Khalid

BS 2017: Lahore University of Management Sciences
Area of current research:
Topological properties of light
Contact: mwaleedk [at] bu [dot] edu

 

 

Visiting Scientists and Academics; Masters, Undergraduate and Visiting Students

Iván Coto Hernández

Postdoc, Harvard Medical School
Visiting Scientist
Contact
: icotoher [at] bu [dot] edu

Aidan McCall 

Undergraduate Student, BU ECE
Project:
Optical Instrumentation

Contact
: apm22 [at] bu [dot] edu

 

 

Group Alumni and Past Visitors


  • Gautam Prabhakar (PhD 2019); Post-group Affiliation: Aeva Inc.
  • Lars Søgaard Rishøj (Postdoc 2013-19); Post-group Affiliation: Faculty, Technical University of Denmark
  • Boyin Tai (PhD 2019); Post-group Affiliation: Thorlabs Inc.
  • Du-Ri Song (Postdoc 2016-18); Post-group Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
  • Erik Christensen (Exchange student 2018-19); Post-group Affiliation: Technical University of Denmark
  • Guang Yang (MS 2018); Post-group Affiliation: Boston University
  • Geo Philip Muppathiyil (Postdoc 2017-18)
  • Prof. Govind Agrawal, University of Rochester, NY, USA (Fall 2017 Sabbatical visitor)
  • Xinglin Zeng (CSC Exchange student 2016-17); Post-group Affiliation: Hong Kong University
  • Mustafa Ordu (PhD 2017); Post-group Affiliation: Faculty, Bilkent University, Turkey
  • Niharika Singh (Postdoc 2017); Post-group Affiliation: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
  • Jeff Demas (PhD 2017); Post-group Affiliation: Rockefeller Institute, NY, USA
  • Patrick Gregg (PhD 2017); Post-group Affiliation: Finisar Inc., California, USA
  • Lu Yan (PhD 2017); Post-group Affiliation: Applied Semiconductors, California, USA
  • Tao He (CSC Exchange student 2014-16); Post-group Affiliation: NORINCO, China
  • Asher McGuffin (MS 2016); Post-group Affiliation: Pepper Hamilton LLP, MA, USA
  • Oleg Shatrovoy (MS, 2015); Post-group Affiliation: MIT Lincoln Lab, MA, USA
  • Kasper Ingerslev (Exchange student, 2015); Post-group Affiliation: OFS Fitel, ApS
  • Kris Goldizen (MS, 2014); Post-group Affiliation: MIT Lincoln Lab, MA, USA
  • Nenad Bozinovic (PhD, 2013); Post-group Affiliation: Nistica Inc. (Furukawa Corp.), New Jersey, USA
  • Paul Steinvurzel (Postdoc 2010-13); Post-group Affiliation: Northrup-Grumman Corp., California, USA
  • Michael Grogan (Postdoc 2011-13); Post-group Affiliation: Capital One, VA, USA
  • Yuhao Chen (MS, 2013); Post-group Affiliation: Sintec Optronics, Singapore
  • Christopher Hwang (MS, 2013); Post-group Affiliation: MIT Lincoln Lab, MA, USA
  • Roman Barankov (MS, 2012); Post-group Affiliation: IPG Photonics, MA, USA
  • Marko Laurila (Exchange student , 2012); Post-group Affiliation: NKT Photonics, Denmark
  • Sourav Dutta (MS, 2011); Post-group Affiliation: Harvest Futures Consultant, India
  • Damian Schimpf (Postdoc 2010-11); Post-group Affiliation: Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany
  • Masao Goto (Visiting Scientist, 2010-11); Post-group Affiliation: Japan Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. Karsten Rottwitt; Technical University of Denmark (summer 2010 visitor)
  • Khwanchai Tantiwanichapan (MS, 2010); Post-group Affiliation: National Electronics & Computer Tech., Thailand

 


Prof. Siddharth Ramachandran
ECE Department & Photonics Center, Boston University
8 St. Mary’s Street, Room 521, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Phone: +1 (617) 353-9881, Email: sidr [at] bu [dot] edu