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Aniket Defends his MS Thesis!

Congratulations to Aniket for the successful defence of his MS thesis titled “A Stokes parameter study of collagen and poly (ϵ-caprolactone) with polarized light microscopy“. Excellent work Aniket!!!

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Journal of Materials Chemistry C Paper Publication

A research perspective titled “Colorimetric Metasurfaces Shed Light on Fibrous Biological Tissue” was published in the 2021 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue of the Journal of Materials Chemistry C!

This paper was authored by lab members Zaid Haddadin, Trinity Pike, Jebin J. Moses, and Professor Poulikakos.

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Prof. Poulikakos wins Scialog Award!

Prof. Poulikakos is among 20 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies as part of the inaugural year of Scialog: Advancing BioImaging, a three-year initiative supported by Research Corporation for Science Advancement, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation.  

Press Release: https://rescorp.org/news/2021/08/over-1m-awarded-in-1st-year-of-scialog-advancing-bioimaging

The funded project, in collaboration with Douglas Shepherd at Arizona State University, studies “Wide-Field, Single-pixel Fluorescence Imaging with On-chip Nanophotonics”: https://chanzuckerberg.com/science/programs-resources/imaging/frontiers/wide-field-single-pixel-fluorescence-imaging-with-on-chip-nanophotonics/

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ACS Nano Paper Publication

Nanoscale Bouligand Multilayers: Giant Circular Dichroism of Helical Assemblies of Plasmonic 1D Nano-Objects, authored by Hebing Hu, Sribharani Sekar, Wenbing Wu, Yann Battie, Vincent Lemaire, Oriol Arteaga, Lisa V. Poulikakos, David J. Norris, Harald Giessen, Gero Decher, Matthias Pauly was just published in ACS Nano! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsnano.1c04804

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IEEE RAPID Talk

Prof. Poulikakos presented an invited talk at IEEE RAPID in the session on “Active Plasmonics and Nanophotonics”. Thank you to Amit Agrawal and Palash Bharadwaj for the kind invitation!

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META 2021 Conference

Prof. Poulikakos gave an invited talk at the META 2021 conference titled “Diagnostic Colorimetric Metasurfaces Visualize Disease in Fibrous Biological Tissue” in the session “Light-matter Interactions in New Materials and Meta-Architectures.” Thank you to Nicolò Maccaferri, Vincenzo Caligiuri, Mario Miscuglio and Said Zouhdi for the invitation!

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Virtual Nanophotonics Seminar

Prof. Poulikakos gave a talk at the “Complex Beams and Chiral Nanophotonics” seminar organized by Profs. Stefan Maier, Emiliano Cortés and Leonardo Menezes at the Hybrid Nanosystems Chair at LMU Munich (https://www.hybridplasmonics.org). Thank you to Fedja Wendisch for the invitation!

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RCSA Scialog Fellowship

Prof. Poulikakos was selected as an Fellow for the 3-year RCSA Scialog program on Advancing Bioimaging which had its inaugural meeting on May 20-21 2021. Scialog stands for “science + dialog”. This three year program brings together 55 multidisciplinary early-career faculty from across the US to catalyze collaborative and innovative research projects in the area of bioimaging. The program is funded by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Frederick Gardner Cottrell Foundation.