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Prof. Klamkin receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Prof. Klamkin has received the DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA). The objective of the DARPA YFA program is to identify and engage rising research stars at U.S. academic institutions and introduce them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA’s program development process. The YFA program provides funding, mentoring and industry and DoD contacts…

Klamkin, Coldren, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center win NASA Grant to Develop Lidar Remote Sensing Technology for Space

Jonathan Klamkin and Larry Coldren, both in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and affiliated with the Optoelectronics Technologies Center (OTC), have received one of twelve highly competitive NASA research awards to produce low-SWaP integrated micro-photonic circuits for satellite-based Lidar applications. The three-year award is part of the space agency’s $14 million Advanced…

iPL Visiting PhD Student Yisbel Marin receives Best Student Presentation Award at SPIE Photonics West

Yisbel Marin, who is visiting from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna where she works with Prof. Fabrizio Di Pasquale on fiber and integrated sensors, received the Best Student Presentation award at the symposium on “Frontiers in Biological Detection” at SPIE Photonics West BIOS. Yibel presented her paper “Silicon photonic biochemical sensor on chip based on balanced…

ECE Electronics & Photonics researchers receive Department of Energy (DOE) grant for $4.4 million

UCSB ECE Professors Clint Schow, Adel Saleh, Jim Buckwalter, Jonathan Klamkin, and Larry Coldren win a grant to develop integrated photonics technology that will make it possible to incorporate photonics right onto the switch chip, eliminating the need for comparatively inefficient copper wiring. The team projects at least a 90-percent reduction in network power usage…

Prof. Klamkin to deliver invited talk at Special Symposium on “Advances in Integrated Microwave Photonics” at CLEO 2018

Prof. Klamkin has been invited to participate in a special symposium on “Advances in Integrated Microwave Photonics” at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) to be held from May 13-18, 2018. The symposium “emphasizes on these recent advances in integrated microwave photonics and their application to emerging massive takeover applications. It seeks for transformative…

Thomas Meissner Awarded IEE Holbrook Foundation Fellowship

Incoming iPL Ph.D. student Thomas Meissner has been awarded the prestigious IEE Holbrook Foundation Fellowship. “These fellowships for entering graduate students are intended as top-off awards designed to assist our faculty in drawing outstanding prospects with a research focus in energy efficiency to UC Santa Barbara.” For more details see the Fellowship information page. Congratulations…

Yuan Liu Selected as Finalist for International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Paper Award Competition

iPL Ph.D. student Yuan Liu was selected as a finalist for the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) held from June 4-7, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Yuan’s paper was titled “Ring Resonator Based Integrated Optical Beam Forming Network With True Time Delay for mmW Communications.” “The purpose of the Student Paper Competition (SPC) is to recognize outstanding…