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Andrea Alù Full Professor, Temple Foundation Endowed Professor #3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin Phone: +1 (512) 471.5922;  Fax: +1 (512) 471.6598 E-mail: alu at mail . utexas . edu Web: http://users.ece.utexas.edu/~aalu (this website) Education Ph.D.: University of Roma Tre (Italy), Engineering of Biomedical Electronics, Electromagnetics and Telecommunications, 2007 M.S.: University of Roma Tre (Italy), Environmental Economics and Engineering, 2004 Laurea: University of Roma Tre (Italy), Electronics Engineering, 2001. Professional Career 2016-now: Full Professor, Temple Foundation Endowed Professor #3, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA 2016: Associate Professor, Cockrell Family Dean’s Chair in Engineering Excellence Fellow, UT Austin 2014-now: Chief Technology Officer, Silicon Audio RF Circulator, Austin, TX, USA 2015: KNAW Visiting Professor at AMOLF, The Netherlands 2013-2015: AssociateProfessor, David & Doris Lybarger Endowed Faculty Fellow in Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, USA 2009-2012: Assistant Professor, UT Austin 2007-2008: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania 2006-2007: Adjunct Professor of Electromagnetic Field Theory, University of Roma Tre 2003-2007: PhD Student, University of Roma Tre 2002-2006: Visiting Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania Selected Honors and Awards 2017 SPIE Fellowship 2017 Materials Yioung Investigator Award (inaugural) 2016 ICO Prize in Optics 2016 Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science 2016 Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientistsin Physical Sciences and Engineering (Finalist) 2016 Simons Investigator in Physics 2016 ACS Photonics Young Investigator Award Lectureship (inaugural) 2016 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering 2016 Italian Flame Award 2015 NSF Alan T. Waterman Award 2015: APS Fellowship 2015: NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow (session chair / introductory speaker) 2015 KNAW Visiting Professorship (Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences) 2015 NAE Grangier Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award 2015 U.S. NAE Frontiers of Engineeting (speaker) IEEE AP-S Distinguished Lecturer (2014-2017) 2014 U.S. NAE Frontiers of Engineeting (attendee) 2014 IEEE MTT Outstanding Young Engineer Award 2014: IEEE Fellowship 2014: APS Outstanding Referee 2014: Best Student Paper Award in Engineering Acoustics (with Romain Fleury) at the 168th ASA conference 2014: Young Presenter Award in Noise (with Romain Fleury) at the 168th ASA conference 2014: Best Student Paper Award (with Romain Fleury) at Metamaterials 2014 2014: UT Austin Outstanding Dissertation Award (with Yang Zhao) 2013 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics 2013: David & Doris Lybarger Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Engineering 2013 Franco Strazzabosco Award for Young Engineers 2013 Medal of Representation of the President of the Republic of Italy 2013 OSA Adolph Lomb medal 2013: TEDx Austin plenary talk 2013: First and Second Prize Student Paper Awards at Metamaterials 2013 (with students F. Monticone, D. Strickland) 2013: OSA Fellowship CST University Publication Awards (2012, 2009) 2012 SPIE Early Career Achievement Award Student Paper Award at Acoustics 2012 (1st prize, with student M. D. Guild) Student Paper Award at the 2012 IEEE Internat. Symp. Antennas and Propagat. (2nd prize, with student J. Soric) 2011: DTRA Young Investigator Award 2011: URSI Issac Koga Gold Medal 2011: AFOSR Young Investigator Award Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE Internat. Symp. Antennas and Propagat. (1st prize, with student Y. Zhao) 2010: NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award Student Paper Award at Auxetics 2010 (1st prize, with student M. D. Guild) 2010: URSI Commission B Young Scientist Award 2010: OSA Traveling Lecturer (2010-now) 2008: 'Metamaterials' Reviewer Award 2008 2008: Leopold B. Felsen Award for Excellence in Electrodynamics 2007: URSI Commission B Young Scientist Award 2007: ISAP Young Scientist Travel Grant 2006: Incubic/Milton Chang Travel Award from Optical Society of America (OSA) 2005: URSI General Assembly Young Scientist Award 2005: IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Travel Grant 2005: Finalist at the IEEE AP-S Student Contest Award 2005: European School of Antennas Study Grant 2004: SUMMA Graduate Fellowship in Advanced Electromagnetics 2004: Finalist at the IEEE AP-S Student Contest Award 2004: Raj Mittra Travel Grant (RMTG) Junior Researcher Award 2004: URSI Commission B Young Scientist Award 2003: Second prize at the IEEE AP-S Student Contest Award 2002: Scipione Bobbio Award (best Laurea (MS) dissertation in electrodynamics in the whole Italy) 2001: Isabella Sassi Bonadonna Award 2001: Galluzzi for Engineering Award (best graduate in engineering all over Italy) Service and Professional Leadership Technical Program Committee Chair for 2016 IEEE International AP-S Symposium Technical Program Committee Chair for Metamaterials 2014, Copenhaghen, Denmark Technical Program Committee Chair for Metamaterials 2013, Bordeaux, France Technical Program Committee and Steering Committee member in over 30 international conferences. IEEE Central Texas Joint AP-S / MTT-S Chapter Chair (since 2011) IEEE AP-S Distinguished Lecturer (since 2014) APS Outstanding Referee (since 2013) OSA Traveling Lecturer (since 2010) Editorial Board member of New Journal of Physics (since 2016) Editorial Board member of Physical Review B (since 2014) Editorial Board member of Advanced Optical Materials (since 2013) Associate editor of Optics Express (since 2011) Associate editor of IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (since 2009) Associate editor of Nanophotonics (since 2012) Editorial Board member of Scientific Reports (2013-2016) Associate editor of Metamaterials (2011-2013) Associate editor of Advanced Electromagnetics (2011-2014) Guest editor of special issues in: Journal of the Optical Society of America B (2015); Sensors (2010), Optics Communications (2011), IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (2012), Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications (2012) Session organizer in over 30 international conferences Plenary (>10), keynote, invited talks (>70) at conferences and tutorials Lectures and seminars in several universities, conferences, short courses and PhD schools (>80) Member of the IEEE AP-S Committee on New Technology Directions Member of the IEEE AP-S Awards Committee Member of the URSI-USNC Booker Committee Fellow of IEEE (AP-S, MTT-S) Fellow of OSA Fellow of APS Fellow of SPIE Full member of URSI Senior member of SPIE, MRS Patents US Patent No. 7,218,190: ‘Waveguides and scattering devices incorporating ε-negative and/or µ-negative slabs’ US Patent No. 9,008,471: ‘Optical circuits and circuit elements, and methods of forming same’ US Patent No. 9,405,136: ‘Magnetic-Free Non-reciprocal Devices Exhibiting Non-Reciprocity Through Angular Momentum Biasing’ US Patent No. 9,536,512: ‘Nonreciprocal acoustic devices based on angular-momentum biasing’ US Patent No. 9,733,545: ‘Nonlinear Metasurfaces Based on Plasmonic Resonators Coupled to Intersubband Transitions’ US Patent No. 9,880,403: ‘Magnetic-Free Non-reciprocal Devices Exhibiting Non-Reciprocity Through Angular Momentum Biasing’ US Patent No. 9,912,067: ‘Eliminating Reciprocity Constraints in Radiating and Scattering Systems with Spatio-Temporal Modulation’ US Patent No. 9,912,069: ‘Dual-Polarized, Broadband Metasurface Cloaks for Antenna Applications,’ US Patent Application: ‘Cloaked sensor’ US Patent Application: ‘Tapered Optical Waveguide Coupled to Plasmonic Grating Structure’ US Patent Application: ‘Circuit-Loaded Conformal Metasurface Cloak’ US Patent Application: ‘Dielectric-core antennas surrounded by patterned metallic metasurfaces to realize radio-transparent antennas US Patent Application: ‘Parity-time symmetric metamaterial and metasurface devices’ US Patent Application: ‘Methods for sample characterization US Patent Application: ‘Magnetless Non-Reciprocal Devices Using Modulated Filters’ US Patent Application: ‘Microelectromechanical Resonant Circulator (MIRC)’ Research Consultant Southwest Research Institute (2011-Present) Eureka Aerospace (2008-Present)
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