Dr. Kannatassen Appavoo (Krishen)

Principal Investigator | Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, UAB

> 2013 - 2016 Goldhaber Fellow at Brookhaven National Laboratory. 

Research: Determining nanoscale size effects and heterostructuring  on the performance of energy materials. Includes developing novel in situ electrical and optical techniques for time-resolved studies of carrier dynamics (ps - us). [ Advisor: Matthew Y. Sfeir link ]

> 2008 - 2012 PhD at Vanderbilt University.

Thesis: "Hybrid Phase-Changing Nanostructures: From Reconfigurable Plasmonic Devices to Ultrafast Dynamics."  [ Advisor: Richard F. Haglund Jr. link ]

> 2004 - 2008 Bachelors in Physics and Mathematics at Berea College (Magna cum Laude)


We are actively looking for motivated students to conduct a collaborative research at the intersection of nanoscience and advanced optics. For more information, contact Prof. Appavoo.


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Karly Casey

Research Assistant (Biomedical Engineering)

Developing microfluidics for optical spectroscopy of nanostructure assemblies.

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Uddhab Tiwari

Graduate Research Assistant (Physics)

> Ultrafast spectroscopy of silicon dielectric metamaterials

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bibek dhami

Graduate Research Assistant (Physics)

> Optical studies of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites

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Aniket Pant

Research Assistant (Physics)

> Applications of machine-learning in nanophotonics

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Luke Yarbrough

Research Assistant (Physics)

> Inkjet nanoprinting of light-emitting diodes (LEDs)


Alumni

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Morgan matthews

2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Assistant

Currently at Oakwood University in Applied Mathematics.

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Bhavesh Ramkorun

2018 Summer Undergraduate

Currently pursuing his PhD in Physics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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clayton Allison

2016-2017 UAB Undergraduate

Currently pursuing his PhD in Physics at the University of Alabama at Huntsville.