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

pic_siddharthB.Tech. 1991: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
M.S. 1993: University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D. 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

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Lars Søgaard Rishøj

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M.S. 2009, Ph.D. 2012: Technical Univ. Denmark (DTU)
Area of current research:
Ultrafast fiber lasers & biomedical imaging
Contact: rishoj [at] bu [dot] edu

Dr. Du-Ri Song

Newest member

Ph.D. 2015: Korea Advanced Inst. of Science and Technology
(KAIST)
Area of current research:
Acousto-optics interactions of optical vortices
Contact: durisong [at] bu [dot] edu

Dr. Geo Muppathiyil

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Ph.D. 2015: University of Hyderabad, India
Area of current research:
Optical vortices and OAM in fibers
Contact: geomp [at] bu [dot] edu

Dr. Niharika Singh

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Ph.D. 2013: Homi Bhabha National Institute Mumbai, India
Area of current research:
Quantum and nonlinear optics
Contact: singh15 [at] bu [dot] edu

 

PhD Students

Boyin Tai

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B.S. 2008, M.S. 2011: Nankai University
Area of current research:
Ultrafast intermodal nonlinear optics
Contact: bytai [at] bu [dot] edu

Gautam Prabhakar

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B.Tech. 2013: Delhi Technological University
Area of current research:
Intermodal Brillioun scatttering in fibers
Contact: gautamp [at] bu [dot] edu
Website

Mustafa Ordu (co-advised)

Mustafa Ordu

B.S. 2011: Istanbul Technical University
M.S. 2013: Tohoku University
Area of current research:
Semiconductor optical fibers
Contact: ordu [at] bu [dot] edu

Xinglin Zeng

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B.S. 2013: Chongqing University of Posts & Telecom.
CSC visiting student: Beijing Univ. Posts and Telecom.
Area of current research:
OAM mode control
Contact: zengxl [at] bu [dot] edu

Xiao Liu

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B.S. 2016: Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy
Area of current research:
Intermodal nonlinear optics & fiber lasers
Contact: xlewis [at] bu [dot] edu

Zelin Ma

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

Guang Yang

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B.S. 2016: Nanjing University
Area of current research:
Beam shaping and fiber mode control
Contact: gngyang [at] bu [dot] edu

 

 

 

Visiting Scientists and Academics; Masters, Undergraduate and Visiting Students

Prof. Govind Agrawal

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Professor, Institute of Optics, Univ. Rochester, USA
Sabbatical visiting professor at BU
Contact
: govind.agrawal [at] rochester [dot] edu

Tyler Wang

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Rising Senior, Junípero Serra High School,
BU RISE program intern
California, USA

 

 

Group Alumni and Past Visitors


  • 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 visiting 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
  • Kris Goldizen (MS, 2014); Post-group Affiliation: MIT Lincoln Lab, MA, USA
  • Nenad Bozonovic (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
  • Roman Barankov (MS, 2012); Post-group Affiliation: IPG Photonics, MA, USA
  • 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