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May 11-15, 2015 - Lille, France Invitedtalk at E-MRS Spring Meeting May 31- June 5, 2015 - Tel Aviv, Israel Invitedtalk at SPP7 June 9-11, 2015 - Ottawa, Canada Invitedtalk at Photonics North 2015 June 22-24, 2015 - Amsterdam, Netherlands Invited talk at Designer Matter
Metasurfaces and Metamaterials We have introduced the concept of nonperiodic metamaterials and metasurfaces with controlled variations along an axis of choice, providing new degrees of freedom for light manipulation at the nanoscale.
Cloaking and Invisibility One of the most exciting applications of metamaterials: our group has pioneered the use of plasmonic and mantle cloaks for drastic scattering suppression of radio-waves, infrared, matter, sound and light waves.
Introducing Cloaking  (TACC video)
Metamaterial Devices and Components Our group has proposed several exciting concepts to apply metamaterials and plasmonics for novel devices to manipulate, process and tailor radio-waves, THz, infrared, optical and sound signals.
Optical Nanoantennas and Nanocircuits We have put forward several innovative concepts to tailor emission, radiation, scattering, absorption and optical signal processing at the nanoscale, inspired to the established concepts of radio- frequency antennas and circuits.
Andrea Alù at TEDxAustin    Click here to download text
Welcome to Andrea Alù’s research group webpage Andrea Alù is an Associate Professor, and the David & Doris Lybarger Endowed Faculty Fellow in Engineering, in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, TX, USA. In 2015, he is also KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Science) Visiting Professor at the AMOLF Insttitute in Amsterdam. He is affiliated with the Wireless Networking and Communications Group, an interdisciplinary center for research and education based in UT Austin with an emphasis on industrial relevance, and with the Applied Research Laboratories at UT Austin. His research interests span over a broad range of technical areas, including applied electromagnetics, nano-optics and nanophotonics, microwave, THz, infrared, optical and acoustic metamaterials and metasurfaces, plasmonics, nonlinearities and nonreciprocity, cloaking and scattering, acoustics, optical nanocircuits and nanoantennas.
April 16, 2015: The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded Andrea Alù, the 2015 Alan T. Waterman Award, the highest U.S. honor for young scientists in any field of research. The award comes with $1 million and will be presented at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on May 5.. Alù is the first recipient from a Texas university. April 16, 2015: Our review paper ‘Metamaterials and plasmonics: From nanoparticles to nanoantenna arrays, metasurfaces, and metamaterials’ was the most downloaded paper from Chinese Physics B in 2014. April 10, 2015: Andrea Alù has been invited to speak at the 2015 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium  organized by the National Academy of Engineering, taking place Sept. 9-11 in Irvine, CA. He will present a on ‘Creating New Devices with Metamaterials’. March 13, 2015: Francesco Monticone and Jason Soric have received Honorable Mentions at the 2015 IEEE AP-S student paper competition. March 13, 2015: Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz received the URSI Young Scientist Award from the First Atlantic URSI Conference. February 5, 2015: Our paper on Ultrafast modulation with polaritonic metasurfaces was selected for the 2014 Best of Advanced Optical Materials.
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