Awards & Honors
Northrop Grumman National Innovation Award ($100,000)
Editorial board member of Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Reports journal
Executive committee member in The OSA's Optical Fabrication & Testing Technical Group
NSF Summer Institute Fellowship
DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Solar Energy Future Direction Innovation Proposal Award
Natural Science and Engineering Council (NSERC) of Canada post-doctoral Award
Government of Ontario Graduate Scholarship
Conference on Laser Ablation Award
Ontario Science and Technology Award
Ontario Centre of Excellence (OCE) Award
Edward S. Rogers Sr. Scholarship (2004-2006)
Alberta Graduate Scholarship (2002-2004)
D. Chanda, A. Safaei
"Extraordinary dynamically tunable absorption in monolayer graphene"
Provisional US Patent: 62/407,596
D. Franklin, R. Frank, S.T. Wu, and D. Chanda
"Dynamically tunable, single pixel full-color plasmonic display"
Nature Communications (Accepted – under revision)
A. Vazquez-Guardado, A. Smith, W. Wilson, J. Ortega, J.M. Perez, and D. Chanda
"Hybrid cavity-coupled plasmonic biosensors for low concentration, label-free and selective biomolecular detection"
Optics Express 24(22), pp.25785-25796
J. Boroumand, S. Das, A. Vazquez-Guardado, D. Franklin, and D. Chanda
"Unified electromagnetic-electronic device design of light trapping silicon solar cells"
Scientific Reports, 6, 31013
D. Chanda et. al.
"Roadmap on optical metamaterials"
Journal of Optics, 18, pp.093005
D. Franklin, Y. Chen, A. Vazquez-Guardado, S. Modak, J. Boroumand, D. Xu, S.T. Wu, D. Chanda
"Polarization-independent actively tunable colour generation on imprinted plasmonic surfaces"
Nature Communications 6, 7337
Abraham Vazquez-Guardado, Mason Money, Nathaniel Mckinney, Debashis Chanda
"Multi-spectral infrared spectroscopy for robust plastic identification"
Applied Optics 54(24), pp.7396-7405
"Functional Optical Metamaterials"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium Short Course
Abraham Vázquez-Guardado, Alireza Safaei, Daniel Franklin, Sushrut Modak, Debashis Chanda
"Hybrid Coupling Mechanism in a System Supporting Higher Order Diffraction, Plasmonic and Cavity Resonances"
Physical Review Letters, 113, pp.263902
"Frequency Selective Detection of Infrared Radiation in Uncooled Optical Nano-Antenna Array"
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, Orlando