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WNCG Alum Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri Receives IEEE Photonics Society Fellowship

Aug. 25, 2016
WNCG alumna Nasim Mohammadi Estakhri recently received a Graduate Student Fellowship from the IEEE Photonics Society. The program provides fellowships to outstanding graduate students pursuing education within the society’s field of interest. The fellowship is usually awarded to a student who, at the time of nomination, are in their final year of graduate study.
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Prof. Andrea Alù Appointed Simons Investigator in Physics

June 28, 2016
Prof. Andrea Alù was recently appointed as a Simons Investigator in Physics. This program aims to provide a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, and enables them to undertake long-term investigations of fundamental questions in their fields. Each year, the Simons Foundation invites nominations from universities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom for the Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Computer Science and the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) programs.
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Student Jason Soric Receives IEEE APS Honorable Mention

Sept. 17, 2015
WNCG student Jason Soric received Honorable Mention in the Student Paper Competition at the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting. The symposium, which was held in Vancouver, Canada this summer, provides an international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, propagation, electromagnetic engineering and radio science.
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Postdoc Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz Wins Junior Raj Mittra Award

May 1, 2015
WNCG Postdoctoral Associate Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz received the Junior Raj Mittra Travel Grant (RMTG) award to attend the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting, which will take place in Vancouver, Canada this July.
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Prof. Andrea Alù featured on UT Game Changers

Jan. 8, 2015
Join Prof. Andrea Alù as he shares insight into his work with metamaterials, light and an "invisibility cloak." 
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Prof. Andrea Alù Awarded $359K NSF Grant

Sept. 25, 2014
Reciprocity is a general symmetry property that applies to the vast majority of materials. If an antenna transmits towards a specific direction, it must also receive signals from that same direction. To protect sources and improve communication systems, it is desirable to build components not bound by reciprocity requirements that can transmit and receive signals in the same channel without interference.
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Prof. Andrea Alù selected for U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Aug. 14, 2014
Prof. Andrea Alù was selected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium by the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. Participation in the symposium is based on a rigorous application and selection process determined by the organizing committee. Each year, 100 engineers under the age of 45 meet for an intensive multi-day symposium to discuss cutting-edge developments in the areas of next generation robotics, materials for batteries, impacts of shale gas and oil on the economy, environment, energy sustainability and technologies for the heart.
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Prof. Andrea Alù Recognized as Outstanding Referee

May 20, 2014
Prof. Andrea Alù was recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society (APS). This award recognizes scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in APS journals. The highly selective Outstanding Referee program annually recognizes the top 150 of the roughly 60,000 currently active referees.