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CfM Director serves as keynote speaker at Meta '14 in Singapore

CfM Director Dr. David Crouse served as a keynote speaker and chair of theTechnologies and Applications session this May at the 5th International Conference of Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics in Singapore.

  

Anticipating the Grand Opening of the CUNY ASRC NanoFab Facility

The Center for Metamaterials is planning a meeting with the Scientific Cleanroom Director of the new CUNY Advanced Science Research Center to discuss how the CfM can utilize the resources at this impressive new facility located just steps away from the CfM’s City College of New York site. This is a great asset for our members.
 
The Advanced Science Research Center Nanofabrication Facility is a 200,000 square foot, world-class research space open to students, faculty, government, and industrial partners.  
 

CfM Students Participate at CCNY Electrical Engineering Student Showcase

On April 25th, several CfM students presented at the CCNY Electrical Engineering Student Showcase. The showcase featured over 15 industry-relevant research and design projects by CCNY Electrical Engineering (EE) students, special talks by guest speakers from the Composite Prototyping Center (CPC) at the Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT) and Corning, Inc., and an industry luncheon to discuss collaborative R&D opportunities available to companies at CUNY.  
 

Phoebus Optoelectronics Receives an SBIR Award

Phoebus Optoelectronics receives an SBIR award for the "Innovative concept for detection and identification of biological toxins" project. Details on the award below.

CfM Student Semi-finalist in SPIE Start-up Challenge

Hossein Alisafaee, an aspiring photonics entrepreneur and a CfM student working with professor Michael Fiddy at UNCC has been named a semi-finalist in the 2014 SPIE Startup Challenge. His submitted project title is “Metamaterial Dispersion Device” and the final product is expected to be a compact metamaterial dispersion compensator for use in the telecom industry.

CfM Presents at Photonics West

Simona Popescu, a CfM graduate student, will discuss the results of her work on "Active Metasurfaces" at the Photonics West Conference in February. She will present an innovative method of examining the properties of metasurfaces. A pump-probe technique is used to create a metasurface composed of conductive shapes on a silicon surface. The applications of this research are beam forming, beam steering, remote sensing, and charging.

CfM's Executive Director Speaks at the International Conference on Laser, Optics, and Photonics

David Crouse, CfM's executive director, will be speaking at the upcoming International Conference and Exhibition on Lasers, Optics & Photonics during October 7-9, 2013 at Hilton San Antonio Airport, USA hosted by OMICS Group Inc.

CfM Awarded with REV and REU grants

Two grants that support undergraduate and veteran students were received by the NSF IUCRC Center for Metamaterials. Two highly qualified and deserving students will start their internship in the Center for Metamaterials in January. 

CfM receives significant attention in the NSF Compendium

CfM's "Development of Modeling and Design Algorithms" project received significant attention in the NSF Compendium (please see attached)

CfM Successes in the News

CfM newsletter features highlights and news about our recent successes.

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