Paula recognized as Optica Women Scholar
Paula is one of 20 women selected to be an Optica Women Scholar from an international pool of applicants. Optica states that the program “provides visibility, community, and resources for women in optics and photonics via financial support, professional development, and establishing a global network as they enter the field”.
Paula awarded Optica Amplify Scholarship
Paula has been selected as an inaugural recipient of the Optica Foundation Amplify Scholarship. This international scholarship provides 10 Black undergraduate or Master’s students with $7,500 scholarships, an Optica membership, and a mentoring program.
Science of Art Contest Submission Receives Honorable Mention, Displayed in San Diego Museum of Natural History
In 2022 the UC San Diego Library’s Research Data Curation Program (RDCP) hosted the second annual Art of Science contest. This event was inspired by the visually remarkable data sets that data curators from RDCP have seen arise from researchers at UC San Diego. The Art of Science contest invites students, post-docs and faculty researchers, […]
Paula gives a plenary talk at Harvard’s National Collegiate Research Conference
Paula traveled to Harvard University to present our research at the National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC). As one of nine attendees selected to be a plenary speaker, she delivered a talk titled “Nanophotonic Metasurfaces for Living Material Characterization” and a gave poster presentation.
AFOSR YIP Award
Poulikakos Lab was selected for the Air Force grant, the AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award. A special congrats to Jiuk, Julia, Shahrose as well as Tamal for their awesome work leading up to this – the preliminary data provided in the proposal was absolutely critical in making this possible! This grant will support our work on nano-photonic […]
Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) Presentation
In November, undergraduate researcher, Anna My Nguyen, attended the Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) hosted by Pepperdine University. She gave a talk about current findings and research on Amyloid Beta for Alzheimer’s Detection through the Human Eye.
Sam and Jiuk Received their Master’s!
Congratulations to Sam and Jiuk for passing their qualification exam and acquiring a Master’s Degree in their respective fields! We are so proud!