People

Principal Investigator

Joyce Poon

Graduate Students

PhD

Fred (Fu-Der) Chen (MASc ECE, UT; BASc ECE, UT)

Alperen Govdeli (MS EE ,METU; BS EE, METU)

Tianyi Liu (BS Appl Phys, USTC)

Xin Mu (MEng EE Tsinghua; BEng EE Tsinghua)

Ankita Sharma (MS EE ETHZ; BS EE Caltech)

Jack (Tianyuan) Xue (MASc ECE, UT; BASc EngSci-Phys, UT)

Masters

Liam Dicke (BS EngPhys, U Alberta)

Peisheng Ding (BS Optics, Rochester)

Undergraduate Students

Chris Alexiev (EngSci-Phys)

Visiting Scientists

Jared Mikkelsen

Wesley Sacher (MPI of Microstructure Physics)


Selected Awards Won by Group Members

Research

OFC Top-scored paper: Zheng Yong et al. (OFC 2017)

Corning Outstanding Student Paper semi-finalists: Wesley Sacher and Jared Mikkelsen (OFC 2012)

Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Award: Arash Joushaghani (FiO 2011)

Graduate

NSERC CGS-D: Torrey Thiessen (2017), Hasitha Jayatilleka (2013), Wesley Sacher (2011), Arash Joushaghani (2010)

NSERC PGS-D: Jared Mikkelsen (2014)

NSERC CGS-M: Torrey Thiessen (2015), Jason Mak (2014), Ben Taylor (2013), Hasitha Jayatilleka (2012), Alex MacKay (2011), Wesley Sacher (2010), Arash Joushaghani (2009)

International Student Ontario Graduate Scholarship: Zheng Yong (2018)

Ontario Graduate Scholarship/QE-GSST: Steve McKiel (2019), Fred Chen (2017, 2021), Thomas Lordello (2017), Jason Mak (2013, 2015, 2017), Torrey Thiessen (2014), Arash Joushaghani (2013), Alex MacKay (2013, 2012), Jared Mikkelsen (2011)

NSERC CREATE (Graduate): Ben Taylor (2012), Niklas Caspers (2010), Brett Kruger (2010)

Undergraduate

Centennial Thesis Award: Wesley Sacher (2009)

UnERD Best Poster Award: Brett Kruger (2009)

Postdoctoral

Ontario MRI Postdoctoral Fellowship: Bo Hou (2008)