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Alexandra Boltasseva

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Awards & Distinctions

Alexandra Boltasseva received her PhD in electrical engineering at Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark. She is currently a Ron and Dotty Garvin Tonjes Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with courtesy appointment in Materials Engineering at Purdue University, USA.

Boltasseva specializes in nanophotonics, quantum photonics, nanofabrication, and optical materials. She served on MRS Board of Directors and on Optica’s Board of Editors and Publications Council. She is a past Editor-in-Chief for Optical Materials Express journal.

She has received several honors including the IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award, the Materials Research Society (MRS) Outstanding Young Investigator Award, and was a Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists Finalist. She is a Guggenheim Fellow and received the R. W. Wood Prize. She is a Fellow of Optica, IEEE, the National Academy of Inventors, MRS, and SPIE.


Document Created: 26 Jul 2023
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2023

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