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09/11/2017 - Congrats to Emily for winning a Best in Session Award at SRC Techcon 2017!!!

09/11/2017 - Congrats to Rasha for winning a TI Fellowship! Congrats Rasha!!!

08/04/2017 - Congrats to Emily for being selected to participate in the 2017 Rising Stars in EECS Workshop! Congrats Emily!!!

06/22/2017 - Congrats to Emily for winning a TI/SRC Fellowship to study 2D bismuth growth! Congrats Emily!!!

03/18/2017 - Congrats to Sam Steakley for winning a Fulbright Award! Sam was a REU in the group over Summer 2016 and will spend 2017-2018 at the Pontifical University of Chile researching smartgrid/controls. Congrats Sam!!!

10/07/2016 - Congrats to Dan for winning a best student paper award from 58th MRS Electronic Materials Conference for his paper "Optimal Integration of Rare-Earth Monopnictide Nanostructures in III-V for High Optical Quality Applications" -- congrats Dan!

07/29/2016 - Congrats to Nate for winning the Best Mentor from NSF NASCENT for his work with our summer high school teacher and researchers!

06/27/2016 - Congraulations to former LASEr Hari and Ramya on the birth of their beautiful girl, Aditi!!!

05/31/2016 - A very nice News and Views of our staircase avalanche detector work can be found here or in PDF form here.

05/18/2016 - LASE group selected as part of the DARPA DETECT team to perform basic research on single photon counting!

05/10/2016 - Alum Prof. Kumar Appaiah becomes a permanent faculty member (equivalent to tenure) at IIT-Bombay. Congratulations Kumar!!

04/27/2016 - Secretary of State John Kerry visits the Center, including the MBE lab.

Seth shows Sec. Kerry the MBE lab.

09/12/2015 - Seth and Scott S. invited to participate in the NSF International Year of Light outreach event.

06/24/2015 - Congratulations to Scott Maddox for winning a best student paper award from the 56th MRS Electronic Materials Conference! Scott's paper "Effects of Growth Rate, Substrate Temperature, and a Bi Surfactant on Doping Limits in InAs:Si Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy" was one of three papers selected out of approximately 170. Great job!

05/08/2015 - Congratulations to Dr. Davis (née Krivoy) on the birth of (the future Dr.) Orli Raquel Davis!

04/30/2015 - Congratulations to Dr. Maddox on the Ph.D.!!

04/23/2015 - Congratulations to Dr. Salas on the Ph.D.!! Good luck at MIT Lincoln Labs!

03/31/2015 - Congratulations to Ann Kathryn on receiving a NSF Graduate Fellowship!

12/12/2014 - FTIR and IR microscope is installed, so we can now characterize from visible to sub-THz!

08/29/2014 - Congratulations to Kumar on his appointment as Assistant Professor at IIT Bombay!

05/30/2014 - LASE group receives a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award from the Army Research Office (ARO). The award will enhance our ability to characterize the optical properties of nanocomposites and nanostructures. (Announcement)

04/01/2014 - Congratulations to Stephen on receiving a NSF Graduate Fellowship!

12/10/2013 - Hari receives the Best Paper Award from the 71st IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC) for his work on mid-IR diode lasers, which will be presented at the 2014 meeting. Congratulations Hari!

08/07/2013 - Erica receives her Ph.D.! Congratulations Dr. Krivoy -- enjoy Atlanta!

05/17/2013 - Hari receives his Ph.D.! Congratulations Hari -- enjoy Ithica!

02/22/2013 - Kumar receives his Ph.D.! Congratulations Kumar!

01/02/2013 - Hari receives the Ben Streetman Prize for "outstanding research in electronic and photonic materials and devices." Congratulations Hari!

From left-to-right: Dr. Ben Streetman and Hari Nair

09/16/2012 - Hari wins a best student paper award from the 54th MRS Electronic Materials Conference! Hari's paper "Thermal Annealing Induced Optical Quality Enhancement in GaSb-Based Dilute-Nitrides" was one of three papers selected out of approximately 160. The award will be presented at the EMC Meeting in Notre Dame in June 2013. Great job Hari!

09/01/2012 - Seth is promoted with tenure! He is now an Associate Professor and holder of the Temple Foundation Faculty Fellowship No. 5.

05/19/2012 - Adam receives his Ph.D.! Congratulations Adam!

05/16/2012 - LASE group part of the team receiving the Quantum Metaphotonics and Metamaterials multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Team members hail from Brown, Stanford, Cal, UPenn, Caltech, MIT, and UT. We look forward to this exciting collaboration!
http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=15283

06/07/2011 - LASE group receives a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The award will enhance our in situ MBE growth monitoring/control capabilities for the study of nanocomposites and nanostructures.
http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=14553

03/04/2011 - Graduate student Adam Crook receives the Ben Streetman Prize for "outstanding research in electronic and photonic materials and devices."

From left-to-right: Dr. Ben Streetman, Adam Crook and Professor Seth Bank

04/05/2010 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank receives a Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)! Please follow the link for more details: ONR YIP

01/28/2010 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank receives the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)!

01/13/2010 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House!

President Obama with the winners
Seth receiving the PECASE. From left-to-right: Dr. John Holdren (Science and Technology Advisor to the President), Seth, and Dr. Zachary Lemnios (Director of Defense Engineering and Research)


10/22/09 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank receives a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)!
http://www.wpafb.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123173414

9/1/09 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank receives the Young Scientist Award from the International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

7/09/09 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) nominated by the Army Research Office!

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/PRESIDENT-HONORS-OUTSTANDING-EARLY-CAREER-SCIENTISTS/ 

9/17/08 - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) donates an EPI Gen II MBE machine to LASE!

8/7/08 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank wins the NAMBE Young Investigator Award! Award was presented at the International MBE Meeting in Vancouver.

EPI Gen II MBE Machine from NIST NAMBE Award winners in Vancouver. From left-to-right: Jim Harris, Art Gossard, and Seth Bank

4/4/08 - LASE receives test equipment from ILX Lightwave through their generous University Donations Program!


3/18/08 - Assistant Professor Seth Bank received a Young Faculty Award from DARPA! (http://www.darpa.mil/body/news/2008/YFA_2008_Final.pdf)

3/6/08 - LASE to receive a generous donation of computers from Intel!