Bio-Inspired Sensors and Optoelectronics Laboratory


Principal Investigator

Hooman

Hooman Mohseni - hmohseni "at" northwestern.edu



Post-Doctoral Fellows

Min-Su

Min-Su Park- min-su.park "at" northwestern.edu

Min-Su Park received M.S. and Ph. D. from Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST), Republic of Korea in 2006 and 2012, respectively. He is interested in optoelectronics and their applications. He likes jogging and listening music.

Chee

Chee Leong Tan- ccheelong "at" yahoo.com

Chee Leong Tan received BEng and M.S. degree from the University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia, in 2005 and 2007 respectively and Ph.D from Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology, Republic of Korea in 2013. His current research interests include plasmonic devices, photonic and optoelectronic devices and nanostructures for various sensing devices. He likes badminton, tennis and traveling.

Iman

Iman Hassani Nia - imanhassani2014 "at" u.northwestern.edu

He got his B.Sc and M.Sc degree from Shiraz University. His research area is optoelectronic and thermal effects in semiconductors. In his spare time, he likes to listen and play music, play tennis and chess, and go swimming.


Graduate Students

Simone

Simone Bianconi - simone.bianconi "at" u.northwestern.edu

Simone studied Nuclear Engineering at University of Bologna, Italy, and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is interested in novel device fabrication, optical electronics and nanophotonics. He loves sports, especially basketball, volleyball and cycling.

Min-Su

Cobi Rabinowitz

Bobby

Robert Brown - robertbrown2011 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Robert is originally from Utica, NY. He received his M.S. at the University of Central Florida in 2011 and his B.S. at Rochester Institute of Technology in 2010. He is interested in nanophotonics, optoelectronics, plasmonics, and novel device fabrication. His previous research involved silicon photonics, infrared detection, and fabrication process control. Robert is also interested in jazz music, tennis, bad jokes and homebrewing.

Farah

Farah Khalid

Farah has been working on Application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) tailored towards high-end, novel detector arrays.

Mohsen

Mohsen Rezaei - MohsenRezaei2019 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Mohsen was born in Hamedan, Iran. He received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Tehran, in 2009 and the M. Sc. degree  from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2012.  Since September 2013 he has been a Research Assistant with BISOL.  He loves Iranian traditional music and poetry, mountain climbing and camping.

Travis

Travis Hamilton - Travishamilton2020 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Travis studied Electrical Engineering at UIUC. He is interested in plasmonics, biosensing and optical electronics. He likes swimming and reading.

Travis

Skyler Wheaton - SkylerWheaton2019 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Skyler studied physics at the University of Washington. He earned his masters in physics at the University of Victoria. He is interested in Plasmonics, bio-sensing, embedded development and novel sensors. He likes programming, hobbyist electronics, and martial arts.



Undergraduate Students

Alfie

Alfred Astor (Alfie)- alfredastor2017 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Alfie is interested in the use of optoelectronics in neurotechnology. He enjoys seeing live music in Chicago and exploring the US.

Frank

Frank Wang- jinghangwang2018 "at" u.northwestern.edu

Frank is interested in biosensing, optoelectronics, and novel fabrication techniques. He also likes coding and reading.

Eric

Eric Dexheimer- ericdexheimer2018 "at" u.northwestern.edu



Former Member

Vala

Vala Fathipour

Currently working as a post-doc at UC Berkley.

Alireza

Alireza Bonakdar (Former PhD student)

Currently a Senior Optical Engineer at ASML.

SungJun

Sung Jun Jang (post doctoral fellow)

Currently at JDS Uniphase Corporation.

Abi

Abigail Turay (Former undergraduate student)

Joe

Joseph Younge (Former undergraduate student)

Brad

Bradley Elkus (Former graduate student)

Ryan

Ryan Gelfand (Former PhD student)

Ryan is currently an assistant professor at CREOL, University of Central Florida.

Gokalp

Omer Gokalp Memis (Former research assistant professor)

Gokalp is currently working at Intel.

Zoe

Zoe Irene Listernick (Former undergraduate student)

Jack

John Kohoutek (Former PhD student)

Jack is currently working at Northrop Grumman; formerly at NIST.

Dey

Dibyendu Dey (Former PhD student)

Dibyendu is currently working at Intel.

Kari

Kari Driemeyer (Former undergraduate student)

Kari is working at Boeing.

Alejandro

Alejandro Sklar (Former undergraduate student)

Alejandro is now studying at Carnegie Mellon University.
Christian

Christian Peters (Former Pre-Doctoral Fellow) 

Christian is currently at ETH Zurich working towards his doctoral degree.

Wei Wu (Former PhD Student) 

Dr. Wu is currently working as a Research Investigator at the DuPont Central Research and Development 

Yash D. Shah (Former graduate student)

Yash is currently working torards his doctoral degree at the Cambridge University.

Meredith

Meredith Chow (Former undergraduate student)

Meredith is working at the Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Gregory

Gregory Huffman (Former undergraduate student)

Greg is working at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

Alex2

Alexander Antaris (Former undergraduate student)
 

Andrew

Andrew Dai (Former undergraduate student)

Andrew is current working at Tesla Motors.

Ivy

Ivy Yoke Leng Wan (Former undergraduate student)

Ivy is currently working at Maxis Communications.

Dr. Wen

Hongqiao Wen (Former visiting scholar)

Alex

Alex Katsnelson (Former post doctoral fellow)

Alex is currently working at Princeton Lightwave.

Brad

Bradley Crowe (Former undergraduate student)

Brad is working at the CCI

Lucas

Lucas Bruderer (Former exchange student)

Lucas is currently at ETH Zurich.

Sevil

Sevil Shafee Fazel (Former student)

Sevil is working at Agilent Technologies.

Sanjay

Sanjay S Kumar (Former undergraduate student)

Pascal

Pascal Behr (Former exchange student)

Pascal is from ETH

Marco

Marco Tomamichel (Former exchange student)