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OMEL Welcomes Ms. Dr. Ann-Katrin U. Michel

February, 2017. OMEL welcomes Ms. Ann-Katrin Michel as a new postdoctoral researcher. Ann-Katrin obtained her PhD degree from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, in December 2016. She wrote her PhD thesis, entitled "Tuning of nanoantenna resonances in the mid-infrared spectral range by using phase-change materials" under the supervision of Prof. Thomas Taubner and Prof. Matthias Wuttig.

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OMEL Welcomes Aniket Sandip Mule

January, 2017. OMEL welcomes Aniket Sandip Mule as a new Ph.D. student. Aniket recently graduated with his Master's degree in Process Engineering from ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis, entitled "Synthesis of CdSe Nanoplatelets using New Selenium Precursors" at OMEL under the supervision of Prof. David J. Norris in Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT) at ETH Zurich.

Lab tour with high school students

December, 2016. The Ladies in Mechanical and Electrical Studies association of AMIV (www.amiv.ethz.ch/limes) organized an information day for female high school students from all over Switzerland. People from OMEL showed our labs and presented demonstration experiments to the students.

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Congratulations to Dr. Stephan J. Kress for winning the Silver Medal of ETH Zurich

November, 2016. Congratulations to Stephan Kress for receiving the ETH Medal for his outstanding doctoral thesis. This award is reserved for the top 8% of dissertations at ETH Zurich.

 

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OMEL Welcomes Marianne Aellen

November, 2016. OMEL welcomes Marianne Aellen as a new Ph.D. student. Marianne recently obtained her Master’s degree in Micro and Nanosystems from ETH Zurich. For her Master’s thesis, entitled “Contrast Enhancement in the SWIR Wavelength Regime“, she worked with the group of Prof. Moungi Bawendi in the Chemistry Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (USA).

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OMEL Welcomes Nolan Lassaline

November, 2016. OMEL welcomes Nolan Lassaline as a new Ph.D. student. Nolan recently graduated with his Master's degree in Micro and Nanosystems from ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis, entitled "Accurate Placement of Quantum Dots on Patterned Plasmonic Surfaces with Three-Dimensional and Single-Dot Control" here at OMEL under the supervision of Prof. David J. Norris.

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OMEL Welcomes Ario Cocina

Oktober, 2016. OMEL welcomes Ario Cocina as a new Ph.D. student. Ario recently graduated with his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from ETH Zurich. He completed his Master’s thesis, entitled “ Polarization-Resolved Spectroscopy using Multiresonant Plasmonic Structures ”, at OMEL under the supervision Prof. David J. Norris at the Mechanical Engineer department of ETH Zürich, Switzerland.

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OMEL Welcomes Robert Keitel

August, 2016. OMEL welcomes Robert Keitel as a new Ph.D. student. Robert recently graduated with his Master’s degree in Materials Science from ETH Zurich. He completed his Master’s thesis, entitled “Thermal stability and thermoelectric properties of PbS nanocrystals”, with the group of Prof. William Tisdale in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (USA).

Lisa Poulikakos is selected as Chair of the 2018 Gordon Research Seminar in Plasmonics and Nanophotonics

July 2016. Congratulations to Lisa Poulikakos, who was selected to chair the Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) in Plasmonics and Nanophotonics in 2018 (www.grc.org)! The GRS "is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists (…) to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas." Her responsibilities will include “developing a rigorous, forward-looking scientific program", inviting mentors from academia and industry, attracting a diverse audience of participants and raising funds.

Lisa Poulikakos Wins MaP Graduate Symposium Seminar Poster Prize

June 2016. Congratulations to Lisa Poulikakos, whose poster entitled “The Optical Chirality Flux as a Useful Far-Field Probe of Chiral Near Fields” was selected as one of three poster prize winners at the MaP Graduate Symposium 2016 (www.map.ethz.ch). The three winners held a flash poster presentation (photo) for all symposium participants.

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First Summer School at OMEL

Summer School 16
June, 2016. We just successfully completed our first Summer School at OMEL.
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OMEL Welcomes Raphael Brechbuehler

May, 2016. OMEL welcomes Raphael Brechbuehler as a new Ph.D. student. Raphael recently obtained his Master’s degree in Micro and Nanosystems from ETH Zurich. For his Master’s thesis “Towards Integrated Photo-Rechargeable Silicon Nanowires Based Micro-Supercapacitors”, he worked with the group of Prof. Roya Maboudian in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley (USA).

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OMEL Welcomes Dr. Freddy T. Rabouw

January, 2016. OMEL welcomes Dr. Freddy T. Rabouw as a new postdoctoral researcher. Freddy obtained his PhD degree from Utrecht University, the Netherlands, in September 2015. He wrote his PhD thesis, entitled "Before there was light: excited state dynamics in luminescent (nano)materials" under the supervision of Prof. Daniël Vanmaekelbergh and Prof. Andries Meijerink.

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OMEL Welcomes Aurelio Rossinelli

October, 2015. OMEL welcomes Aurelio Rossinelli as a new Ph.D. student. Aurelio recently graduated with his Master's degree in Process Engineering from the ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis, "Synthesis and Application of CdSe/CdS Nanorods in Luminescent Solar Concentrators," with the group of Prof. Moungi Bawendi in the Chemistry Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (USA).

OMEL Welcomes Dr. Priyank Vijaya Kumar

August, 2015. OMEL welcomes Dr. Priyank Vijaya Kumar as a new postdoctoral researcher.  Priyank graduated with a PhD in Materials Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in June 2015. He conducted his PhD thesis, entitled "Enhanced Electrical, Optical and Chemical Properties of Graphene Oxide through a Novel Phase Transformation," under the supervision of Prof. Jeffrey C. Grossman.

OMEL Welcomes Dr. Boris le Feber

June, 2015. OMEL welcomes Dr. Boris le Feber as a new postdoctoral researcher. Boris recently obtained his Ph.D. at the FOM Institute AMOLF. There he completed his Ph.D. thesis, "Nanoscale Optical Electric and Magnetic Vector Fields: Mapping and Injection," in the NanoOptics group under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Kobus Kuipers.

 

OMEL Welcomes Jan Winkler

February, 2015. OMEL welcomes Jan Winkler as a new Ph.D. student. Jan recently graduated with his Master's degree in Process Engineering from the ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis "Formulation and Characterization of a Polymeric siRNA Delivery System" with the group of Prof. Mark Davis in the Chemical Engineering Department at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (USA).

OMEL Welcomes Felipe Antolinez

February, 2015. OMEL welcomes Felipe Antolinez as a new PhD student. Felipe recently graduated with his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis "Numerical Characterization of Plasmonic Wedge Waveguides and Resonators" here at OMEL.

 

OMEL Welcomes Dr. Ferry Prins
August, 2014. 
OMEL welcomes Dr. Ferry Prins, who joins the group as a postdoc after a postdoctoral stay at MIT in the group of Prof. Will Tisdale. There he worked on energy transfer and exciton dynamics in nanomaterials. Ferry obtained his Ph.D. from TU Delft in 2011 with Prof. Van der Zant working on nanoelectronics.

OMEL Welcomes Philippe Knüsel
May, 2014.
OMEL welcomes Philippe Knüsel as a new Ph.D. student. Philippe recently graduated from the Master's program in Materials Science at ETH Zurich. His Master's thesis, entitled "Towards Metal Oxide-Polymer Particle-based Aerogels," was completed in the Multifunctional Materials Group at ETH Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Markus Niederberger.

OMEL Welcomes Dr. Jian Cui
April, 2014
. OMEL welcomes Dr. Jian Cui, who joins the group as a postdoc after completing his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry under Prof. Moungi Bawendi at MIT. His Ph.D. thesis was entitled "Deconstructing the Room-Temperature Emission Spectra of Nanocrystals Using Photon-Correlation Fourier Spectroscopy."

OMEL Welcomes Dr. Andreas Riedinger
Feburary, 2014.
OMEL welcomes Dr. Andreas Riedinger who joins the group as postdoc after a postdoctoral stay at the Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa (Italy) in the group of Prof. Manna where has also conducted his doctoral research under the supervision of Dr. Teresa Pellegrino. His Ph.D. thesis was entitled “pH and Thermo-Responsive Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites for Drug Delivery and Sensor Applications.”

OMEL Welcomes Maximilian Fischer
Feburary, 2014.
OMEL welcomes Maximilian Fischer as a new Ph.D. student. Max recently graduated with his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the ETH Zurich. He completed his Master's thesis, entitled "Carbon Nanosheets as Active Electrocatalyst in Solid Acid Fuel Cell Electrodes," with the group of Prof. Giapis in the Chemical Engineering Department of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (USA).

OMEL Welcomes Eva De Leo

January, 2014. OMEL welcomes Eva De Leo who joins the group as a PhD student after completing her Master's degree in Micro and Nanotechnologies for Integrated Systems from Politecnico di Torino, INP Grenoble and EPFL with a thesis carried out at the Quantum Nanostructures and Nanofabrication Group at MIT.

OMEL Welcomes Back Lisa Poulikakos
October
, 2013. OMEL welcomes back Lisa Poulikakos as she starts her Ph.D. project. Lisa, who was a Masters student at OMEL, recently completed her MS thesis, entitled "Exciton Dynamics in CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dot Assemblies," in the group of Prof. Will Tisdale at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA).

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Jong Hyuk Park Defends

July, 2013. Jong Hyuk successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled, "Metal Structures for Photonics and Plasmonics," on July 11, 2013 and became Dr. Jong Hyuk Park. Because the defense was at the University of Minnesota, the group held a special apero on July 23 at ETH to congratulate Jong Hyuk.

Ayaskanta Sahu Defends
December, 2012
. Ayash successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled, "Phase Transitions and Doping in Semiconductor Nanocrystals," on November 16, 2012 and became Dr. Ayaskanta Sahu. Because the defense was at the University of Minnesota, the group held a special apero on December 5th at ETH to congratulate Ayash and celebrate with him. Ayash will start a postdoctoral position in March at the Molecular Foundry at Berkeley.

Norris Group Officially at ETH Zürich
August, 2010
. The Norris Group officially relocated to ETH Zürich with the establishment of the Optical Materials Engineering Laboratory. While the complete transition for the group is expected to take 1-2 years, the official address is now ETH Zürich.

 
 
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