Dr. Kannatassen Appavoo (Krishen)
Principal Investigator | Assistant Professor
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 Mathematetics 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.