Eric Chen
Eric Chen
M.Eng.
Eric received his B.A.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Toronto in 2011. He then worked as Product Engineer at Globalfoundries on both 14nm and 20nm technologies before joining Professor Helmy's group. He is currently pursuing his M. Eng degree focusing on fabrication technologies
Gleb Gleb Egorov
M.A.Sc.
Gleb obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Control at the University of New Brunswick in 2014. He is currently pursuing his M.A.Sc degree with a focus of improving the performance of current monolithic sources of entangled photon pairs based on AlGaAs Bragg reflection waveguides.
Dongpeng Kang
Ph. D.
Dongpeng Kang received his B.A.Sc in physics and M.A.Sc in optics at Harbin Institute of Technology(China) in 2006 and 2008 respectively. His past research was on nonclassical states and photon-atom interactions in quantum optics. He recently joined Prof. Helmy's group to persue his PhD degree. He now works on the the control of quantum properties of light in semiconductor waveguides.
Charles Lin
Ph. D.
Charles obtained his B.A.Sc. degree in 2010 and M.A.Sc degree in 2012, both in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D degree in Photonics in Professor Helmy's group. His research interest includes plasmonic resonance and field effects, plasmonic waveguiding structures, and nanoplasmonic devices and applications.
Steve Rutledge
Ph. D.
Steve obtained his B. A. Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta in 2007. He completed his M. A. Sc. in 2009 from the University of Toronto working on the adaptation of quantum dots using rapid thermal annealing and study of nano- and bio-materials using Raman spectroscopy. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. with Prof. Helmy and his interests include polymer and colloidal nanopartical optoelectronic materials suitable for light emitting devices, flexible electronics, e-textiles, and smart material sensors.
Yiwen Su
M.A.Sc.
Yiwen completed his B.A.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2012 and is currently pursuing M.A.Sc. degree in photonics with Prof Amr Helmy's group. He used to work with AMD for 20 months as an analog layout engineer, specialized in full-custom layouts for various analog GPU blocks, tool scripting and optimization, and testing of the newest fabrication nodes. His research interests include designing and fabricating plasmonic devices, and creating simulation tools for plasmonic network models.
Herman Wong
Ph. D.
Herman completed his B.A.Sc degree in Engineering Science specializing in nanoengineering at the University of Toronto in 2008. He completed his M.A.Sc degree in the Photonics group of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2011. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D., exploring the area of silicon plasmonics. His research interests include fundamental investigation of plasmonic behavior, passive and active plasmonic devices, models for plasmonic devices and networks, and the applications in computing and biosensing.
Nima Zareian
Ph. D.
Nima received the MSc and BS degrees in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology and Isfahan University of Technology, in 2005 and 2007 respectively. He is currently working towards the PhD degree in electrical engineering in University of Toronto, in Prof. Helmy's group. His research interests include periodic structures, numerical and analytical treatment of electromagnetic wave propagation in media, and nonlinear optics.