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Paul Prucnal Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Congratulations to Prof. Paul Prucnal who has been named a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). More details can be found here.

Our Book Received Great Review in Optics and Photonics News!

You can find the latest review to our book "Neuromorphic Photonics" in Optics and Photonics News here!

Neurophotonics: Photonics Demonstrate Brainlike Behavior Useful in Machine Learning

Thomas's recent work has received a press release. A link to the article can be found here.

Latest Book Publication: Neuromorphic Photonics

Professor Paul Prucnal and postdoc Bhavin Shastri recently published a book: Neuromorphic Photonics. This book aims to bridge between the domains of photonic device physics and neural networks, providing a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of "neuromorphic photonics." It includes a

Alex Tait Recipient of SEAS Award for Excellence

Alex Tait has received the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) Award for Excellence. This award is given to SEAS advanced graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.

Alex Tait Wins Best Paper Award at 2017 Summer Topicals Meeting Series

Graduate student Alex Tait was the recipient of the IEEE Photonics Best Student Paper Award (1st Place) at this years IEEE Photonics Summer Topicals in Brain-Inspired Computing. Congratulations to Alex!

Laser neuron with graphene

Bhavin Shastri, a Banting postdoctoral fellow in our group, has recently conducted research in using graphene as a saturable absorber element in neuron-inspired laser processors.

Innovations from the wild world of optics and photonics

Our lab's work has been featured in an NSF Discovery article. A link to the article can be found here.

Ben Wu Recipient of the IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship

Graduate student Ben Wu has just received the IEEE Photonics Society (IPS) 2015 Graduate Student Fellowship, which consists of a one-time honarium award of $1000. He will be receiving this award at the 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) in October, 2015.