Principal Investigator

Prof. Roberto Paiella
Ph.D., 1998 California Institute of Technology
M.S., 1994 Columbia University
B.S., 1993 Columbia University
617 353 8883
PHO 529
rpaiella@bu.edu




Current Group members


Yuyu Li
(PhD Candidate)
B.S. Shandong University (China) M.S. UMass Boston (U.S.A)
M.S. Boston University (U.S.A)
617 358 3385
PHO 510
yl@bu.edu

Jianing Liu
(PhD Student)
B.S. Harbin Intsitute of Technology (China)
617 358 3385
PHO 510
ljn@bu.edu


Abdullah Gok
(PhD Candidate)
B.S. Bilkent University (Turkey)
M.S. Bilkent University (Turkey)
617 358 3385
PHO 510
abdgok@bu.edu



Past PhD Group members


Xiaowei Wang (Ph.D. 2020)
Thesis title:
Light-Emission Engineering Based on Active Strain Tuning in Nanomembranes and Photonic Metasurfaces
Post-group occupation: OmniVision

Leonard Kogos (Ph.D. 2019)
Thesis title:
Directional Light Emitters and Image Sensors Based on Plasmonic Metasurfaces
Post-group occupation: Neural Dynamics Technologies LLC


Habibe Durmaz (Ph.D. 2016)
Thesis title:
Terahertz and Mid-Infrared Photodetectors Based on Intersubband Transitions in Novel Material Systems
Post-group occupation: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University - Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Asst. Prof.) - Turkey

Khwanchai Tantiwanichapan (Ph.D. 2016)
Thesis title:
Graphene on Nanoscale Gratings for THz Electron-Beam Radiation and Plasmonics
Post-group occupation: National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) - Thailand


Jian Yin (Ph.D. 2016)
Thesis title:
Novel Optoelectronic Devices for Mid-Infrared Applications: From Intersubband Thermophotovoltaic Detectors to Germanium Nanomembrane Light Emitters
Post-group occupation: RayVio

Cicek Boztug (Ph.D. 2014)
Thesis title:
Tensiley strained Germanium Nano-Membranes for Infra-Red light emitting devices
Post-group occupation: TED University - Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Asst. Prof.) - Turkey


Jeff Dimaria (Ph.D. 2013)
Thesis title:
Plasmonic Control of Light Emission for Enhanced Efficiency and Beam Shaping
Post-group occupation: Cree

Faisal Sudradjat (Ph.D. 2012)
Thesis title:
Terahertz Optoelectronic Devices Based on Intersubband Transitions in III-Nitride Semiconductors
Post-group occupation: RayVio


John Henson (Ph.D. 2011)
Thesis title:
Plasmonic Enhancement Engineering of Semiconductor Light Emitters
Post-group occupation: Philips Lumileds

Kristina Driscoll (Ph.D. 2009)
Thesis title:
Novel Nitride and Silicon-Based Quantum Structures for Intersubband Light Emitting Devices
Post-group occupation: Cambridge University(Prof. R. Friend's group)


Yan Li (Ph.D. 2008)
Thesis title:
Ultrafast All-Optical Switching Based on Intersubband Transitions in GaN/AlN Quantum-Well Waveguides
Post-group occupation: Finisar Corporation


Past Masters Group Members







Past Undergraduate Group Members


Sergei Posnov
(Senior Design 2019)

Yunfeng Zhou
(Summer Research 2018)

Lauren Strong
(NSF REU 2015,2016 & 2017)


Jidapa Sodwatana - (BU UROP 2014)

John Chaiyasarikul - (BU UROP 2012-13)


Shayla Melo - (BU UROP 2011-12)

David Hutchinson - (NSF REU 2009)


Steven Searcy - (NSF REU 2008)

Ayah Massoud - (NSF REU 2007)