Boltasseva, Alexandra

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Tunable Colors from Metal Nanomirrors
  1. Micro & Nanotechnologies
  2. Computer Technology
Song, Maowen
Refractory Plasmonic Sensors for Harsh Environments
  1. Electrical Engineering
  2. Chemical Engineering
Shalaev, Vladimir M
Surface Plasmon Magnetization Switching
  1. Micro & Nanotechnologies
  2. Computer Technology
Marinero-Caceres, Esteban E
Plasmonic Metal Nitride and TCO Nanostructures
  1. Materials and Manufacturing
  2. Green Technology
Kildishev, Alexander V.
Trapping and Sensing Biomolecules and Nanoparticles
  1. Micro & Nanotechnologies
Nnanna, Agbai (George)
Concentrating and Sensing Analytes with Integrated Plasmonic Lens Array
  1. Micro & Nanotechnologies
Boltasseva, Alexandra
Trapping Particles at Enhanced Speed and Efficiency
  1. Biotechnology
Boltasseva, Alexandra
Ultra-Thin Color Phase Hologram with Metasurfaces
  1. Computer Technology
Kildishev, Alexander V.
Hybrid Electroplasmonic Device for Manipulation and Detection of Nanoscale Objects
  1. Micro & Nanotechnologies
Nnanna, Agbai (George)


Dr. Alexandra Boltasseva is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Boltasseva received her B.S. and M.S. from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and her Ph.D. from the Technical University of Denmark, where she is also an Adjunct Associate Professor. Dr. Boltasseva and her research have been recognized with many awards. To name a few, in 2014, she was named to Wiles Magazine 2014 Hot List, recognizing the most dynamic women in engineering, in April 2013, she received the 2013 Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Materials Research Society and in June 2013, she received the 2013 Young Investigator Award from the IEEE Photonics Society, and in 2011, she received the TR35 award published by MIT Technology Review magazine, recognizing her as one of the top innovators in the world under the age of 35. She was named a Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 2014 to 2019. Her research areas include nanophotonics, nanofabrication, plasmonics, metamaterials, and sensing.

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