The International Day of Light is an international observance established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to provide an annual opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of light science and technology in sustainable development and to promote the broader place of light in art and culture.
To celebrate the International Day of Light, The Optical Society – OSA Bangladesh Section and the IEEE Photonics Society Bangladesh Chapter are jointly organizing their inaugural webinar.
Title: Hot nanophotonics: Light with a phase transition
Time: May 16, 2021 09:00 PM , Dhaka
Password: 13052021
Meeting ID: 549 860 1029
Speaker information:
Gururaj (Guru) Naik is an assistant professor at Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rice University. He received an M.E. from the Indian Institute of Science, India, and a PhD from Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue University. During his PhD with Shalaev and Boltasseva groups, he developed new plasmonic materials for nanophotonic applications. After pursuing postdoctoral research at Stanford University, Guru joined Rice University in 2016. His research group focuses on topics at the interface of quantum, nanophotonics, and materials for applications in energy, imaging, and health. Guru is a recipient of the IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship, an Outstanding Graduate Research Award from Purdue University, and a Gold Medal from the Indian Institute of Science.