Laboratory for Green Nanophotonics optoelectronics and nanosensing

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Optoelectronics and Nanosensing




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Primary Investigator

Mario Dagenais

Lab Personnel


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Mario Dagenais

Professor Dagenais is the Director of The Laboratory for Green Nanophotonics, Optoelectronics and Nanosensing.A brief cv of Professor Dagenais can be found at: faculty/dagenais.php3

Primary Investigator






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Sangjik Kwon                                           Visiting Scholar


Professor Kwon received his Ph. D. degree from Seoul National University. He was a research assistant at the Inter-university Semiconductor Research Center (ISRC) from 1988 to 1992. Since 1992, he is a professor at Kyungwon University. He is working on thin film solar cell; ZnO-based buffer layer, AZO/ZnO window layer, CIGS absorbing layer, Carbon Nanotube Application, and Thin Film Technology ; Transparent Conductive Oxide film(ITO, AZO) using in-line sputter, (Zn, Mg)O using ALCVD etc.








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Tian Li                                                           Graduate Student


Tian received the B.S degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, majored in Electronic Science and Technology. She is now working in the Laboratory for Green Nanophotonics, Optoelectronics, and Nanosensing as a Research assistant, pursuing her PhD degree in ECE, University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interest includes fabrication & designing for photovoltaic applications & optical communications.


Sunil Mittal                                                     Graduate Student


Sunil Mittal received his M.Tech. degree in Optoelectronics and Optical Communications from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in 2008. Prior to that he completed his B.Sc. (Hons School) and M.Sc. (Hons. School) degrees, both in Physics, from Panjab University Chandigarh. From 2008 to 2010, for a period of two years, he worked for Tejas Networks Limited, Bangalore as a R & D Engineer in the optical telecom products - digital design (FPGA) team. He joined the Electrical Enginnering Department at the University of Maryland in 2010 for a Ph.D. in Electrophysics. His current research interests include nanophotonics, and quantum electronics and his work is carried out at NIST under a collaborative program.


Jeyran Amirloo                                              Graduate Student


Jeyran received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from Tehran Polytechnique and M.Sc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2010. She is currently working toward her PhD at the University of Waterloo, under a colloborative program with the University of Maryland. Her research interests include Interband Cascade Lasers, Sub-Wavelength Lasers, Silicon Photonics, and Quantum Optoelectronics.




Tiecheng Zhu                                                Graduate Student


Tiecheng Zhu obtained his bachelor’s degree from City University of Hong Kong in 2011, majoring in electronic and communication engineering. He then entered the University of Maryland at College Park in fall 2011, and is now working in the Laboratory for Green Nanophotonics, Optoeletronics, and Nanosensing as a research assistant. His research interests include nanophotonics, semiconductor lasers and interband cascade lasers.






Yang Meng                                                     Graduate Student


Yang received his B.S degree in Electronic Science and Technology from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) in 2011. He is now a graduate student pursuing his PhD degree in ECE, University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include optoelectronic materials and devices especially those for photovoltaic application. Currently, he is involved with nanophotonics and atoms trapping on a chip.





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Yang Zhang

  Yang received his B.S degree in Micro-Electronics from Fudan University in 2012. He is now a graduate student pursuing his PhD degree in ECE, University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include nanoantennas, energy storage and CIGS solar cells.


Yangyi Yao

Yangyi Yao received his B.S degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University with the major of in Electronic Science and Technology in 2012. He is now a graduate student pursuing his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. His research interests include optoelectronic material, semiconductor device for PV application and CIGS solar cell.