News and Announcements

Shaowen Chen received the Robert Simon Memorial Prize, awarded annually by Columbia Applied Physics Department to the graduate student who has completed the most outstanding dissertation. Thesis advisor: Prof. Cory Dean.

Research led by Jim Schuck’s group on twistronics uncovered controls of nonlinear optical phenomena.

Matt Yankowitz received the 2021 Lee-Oscheroff-Richardson prize for his work on twisted bilayers, including Pro-QM supported research.

Columbia Engineering has published a press release on plasmons in graphene/RuCl3 heterostructures featuring recent Nano Letters paper “New platform generates hybrid light-matter excitations in highly charged graphene”.

Silicon Photonics Pioneer Michal Lipson Elected 2021 Vice President of The Optical Society (OSA)

D.N. Basov named the Moore Foundation Investigator in Quantum Materials 2020-25

Andrew Millis and Dmitri Basov elected to the National Academy of Sciences April 28, 2020