Alumni

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  • Xinghui Yin (Research Associate, 2022), Research Scientist, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, MIT
  • Michael Bregar (Undergraduate Intern, 2022), Undergraduate, California Institute of Technology
  • Talha Rehman (Graduate student, 2022), PhD student, Harvard University
  • Benedikt Schwarz (Visiting Researcher, 2021), Associate Professor, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Nikola Opačak (Visiting Researcher, 2021), Postdoctoral Fellow, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Frank Somhorst (Fellow, 2021), Ph.D. student in the Adaptive Quantum Optics group, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
  • Yiyang (Flynn) Zhi (Undergraduate Intern, 2021), Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Priyanuj Bordoloi (Undergraduate Intern, 2021), Ph.D. student in Material Science and Engineering, Stanford University, California
  • Sarah Rourke (Undergraduate Intern, 2021), Dark Matter Research Assistant, SNOLAB, Ontario, Canada
  • Michele Tamagnone (Research Associate, 2021), Researcher Tenure Track - Principal Investigator, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
  • Stefan Breuer (Visiting Scientist, 2020), Team leader at TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Yao-Wei Huang (Research Associate, 2020), Assistant Professor, National Chia Tong University, Taiwan
  • Wei-Ting Chen (Research Associate, 2020), Senior Staff Engineer, ams-OSRAM
  • Zhujun Shi (PhD 2020), Apple Inc., Cupertino, California
  • Alexander Y. Zhu (PhD 2020), Hardware Engineer, Google
  • Raphaël Pestourie (PhD 2020), Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Mathematics
  • Gael Favraud (Visiting scholar, 2020), Offensive Cybersecurity Consultant, Thales, France
  • Justin Marchioni (Undergraduate Intern, 2020), University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Simon Kheifets (Postdoctoral fellow, 2020), Waveguide Metrology Researcher, Google, Mountain View, California
  • Andrea Di Donato (Research scholar), Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Mohammad Haghtalab (Research Fellow, 2019), Hardware Engineer, Ciena
  • Wu Zhang (Postdoctoral fellow, 2019), Associate Professor, Guangzhou University
  • Zameer Bharwani (Undergraduate Intern, 2018), Software Engineer, Amazon Web Services, San Francisco, California
  • Dale Gottlieb (Undergraduate Intern, 2019), Ph.D. student, Ecole Polytechnique, France
  • Sophia Millay (REU, 2019), Assistant Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts
  • Shantanu Jha (REU, 2019), Ph.D. student, MIT EECS
  • Yousef Ibrahim (Undergraduate Intern, 2018)
  • Kundan Chaudhary (PhD 2018)
  • Kerolos Yousef (Undergraduate Intern, 2018), Ph.D. student in Applied Physics, Harvard University
  • Ruoping Li (Undergraduate Intern, 2017), Senior Research Engineer, Google
  • Robert Devlin (PhD 2017), Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Metalenz
  • Alan She (PhD 2017), CEO, Dynacyte Biosciences, Singapore, and Director, Singapore Heavy Engineering, Singapore
  • Shuyan Zhang (PhD 2017), Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering and Bioimaging, Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Gabriele D'Aversa (Undergraduate Intern), Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company, Italy
  • Lara Koehler (Undergraduate Intern, 2018), Ph.D. student, Université Paris-Saclay, France
  • Lauren Meadowcroft (Undergraduate Intern, 2018), Formulation Engineer, Alchemy, Canada
  • Jared Sisler (Undergraduate Intern, 2018), Ph.D. student, Atwater Group, Caltech, California
  • Reza Khorasaninejad (Postdoctoral fellow), CEO, LEADOPTIK, San Jose
  • Benedikt Gröver, Software Engineer, Verkadaa, San Francisco
  • Sajant Anand (REU, 2017), PhD student in Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Daniel Angel (REU, 2017), Research Assistant, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas
  • Enrique Mejia (REU, 2017), Photonics Graduate Research Fellow, Advanced Science Research Center, GC/CUNY, New York
  • Linn Bieske (visiting student, 2017), MPA Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Vyshakh Sanjeev (Undergraduate Intern, 2017), Depth Sensor Development, Apple, Cupertino, California
  • Lulu Liu (PhD 2017), Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington, Massachusetts
  • Tapashree Roy (Postdoctoral fellow, 2016), Senior Researcher, Applied Materials, Mumbai, India
  • Ishan Mishra (Undergraduate Intern, 2016), Engineering Technical Lead, OpenMined, Canada
  • Gabriel Moreau (intern, 2016), École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
  • Charles Roques-Carmes (intern, 2016), Postdoctoral Associate, Soljacic Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
  • Toby Mansuripur (PhD 2016), Physicist, Pendar Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Antonio Ambrosio (Visiting Research Scholar, 2019), Principal Investigator Tenured,  Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Milan, Italy
  • Jaewon Oh (Undergraduate intern), Ph.D. student in Applied Physics, Capasso Group (welcome back!)
  • Ilan Gabay (Postdoctoral fellow, 2014), Head of Physics Department, Aerospace Electro-Optical industry
  • David Rousso (Undergraduate intern, 2015), Gates Scholar Ph.D. student, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Guy-Mael de Naurois (Postdoctoral fellow, 2015), Head of France National Programme, Airbus Defense and Space, France
  • Steve Byrnes (Postdoctoral fellow, 2015), Artificial General Intelligence Research Fellow, Astera Institute
  • Elodie Strupiechonski (Postdoctoral fellow, 2015), Researcher - CONACYT fellow, CINVESTAV-IPN Unidad Querétaro, Mexico
  • Francesco Aieta (Postdoctoral Research Scientist, 2014), Senior Display Exploration Engineer and Engineering Manager of Display Exploration, Apple, Cupertino, California
  • Henning Galinski (Postdoctoral fellow, 2016), Senior Research Scientist, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • Stefan Kalchmair (Postdoctoral fellow, 2016), Interior Sensing Lead, NVIDIA, Germany
  • Yu Yao (Postdoctoral fellow, 2014), Associate Professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Mikhail Kats (Ph.D. 2014), Associate Professor, Jack St. Clair Kilby Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Patrice Genevet (Postdoctoral fellow, 2014), CNRS Senior Researcher, France
  • Romain Blanchard (Ph.D. 2014), Chief Operating Officer, Pendar Technologies
  • Ali Kabiri (postdoc 2013), Co-Founder, Innovation and Photonics, Quantum-Si, Connecticut
  • Patrick Rauter (postdoc), Test and Simulation Engineer, Seibersdorf Labor GmbH, Austria
  • Pietro Malara (postdoc), Research Scientist, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Italy
  • Alejandro Rodriguez (Postdoc), Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Princeton University
  • David Woolf (PhD, 2013), Group Leader - Physical Sciences, Inc
  • Fatih Degirmenci (graduate, M.Sc. 2012)
  • Nanfang Yu (postdoc), Associate Professor in Applied Physics, Columbia University
  • Burc Gokden (postdoc), Founder, Fromthesky Research Labs
  • Jiao Lin (postdoc), ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher, University of Melbourne
  • Jonathan Fan (postdoc), Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • Christian Pflugl (postdoc), Co-founder, Pendar Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Laurent Diehl (postdoc), Co-founder, Pendar Technologies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Lyuba Kuznetsova (postdoc),  Assistant Professor of Physics, San Diego State University
  • Changling Yan (visiting fellow)
  • Qi Jie Wang (postdoc), Director, Centre for OptoElectronics and Biophotonics (OPTIMUS) and Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Markus Geiser (research fellow, 2009), Co-founder, IRSweep, Switzerland
  • Mariano Zimmler (graduate, Ph.D. 2009), Partner, Head of ALM Strategy, Goldman Sachs
  • Elizabeth Smythe (graduate, Ph.D. 2009), Senior Research Scientist, Schlumberger-Doll Research
  • Christine Wang (graduate, Ph.D. 2009), Director of Optics and Photonics, Riverside Research, Virginia
  • Benjamin G. Lee (graduate, Ph.D. 2008), Staff Expert, Hanhwa Q CELLS, South Korea
  • Jiming Bao (postdoc), Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston
  • Mikhail Belkin (postdoctoral fellow, 2008), Professor, Technical University of Munich
  • Ertugrul Cubukcu (graduate, Ph.D. 2008), Associate Professor of Nanoengineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California San Diego
  • Jeremy Munday (graduate, Ph.D. 2008), Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis
  • Mark Romanowsky (Ph.D. 2011), Data Scientist, DataRobot, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ross Audet (Undergraduate), Senior Optical Scientist, Apple, Cupertino, California
  • Limor Spector (Undergraduate), General Manager, General Electric
  • Kai Lin (Masters student), Principal, Coller Capital, London, United Kingdom
  • Marko Loncar (Postdoctoral Fellow), Tiantsai Lin Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, Harvard College Professor, Harvard University
  • Mariano Troccoli (Postdoctoral Fellow), Founder and President, Evolution Photonics Inc, Pasadena, California
  • Mariangela Lisanti (Undergraduate), Associate Professor of Physics, Princeton University
  • Davide Iannuzzi (Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005), Chief Impact Officer and Professor in Experimental Physics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Peter Behroozi (Undergraduate), Associate Professor of Astronomy, The University of Arizona
  • Aaswath Raman (Undergraduate), Assistant Professor of Material Science and Engineering, University of California Los Angeles
  • Anima Singh (Undergraduate)
  • Kristen Sunter (S.M., 2006), Senior Data Scientist, Google, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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