October 2023

Conrad Corbella Bagot passed his comprehensive exam, the last exam before thesis defense. Congratulations!

Taleb Ba Tis also passed his comprehensive exam. Congratulations!

August 2023

Prof. Park gave an invited talk at the American Association for Advances in Functional Materials Conference at UCLA.

July 2023

Eric Rappeport successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Rappeport!

June 2023

Prof. Park delivered an invited talk at the Gordon Research Conference on Upconverting Nanoparticles in Waterville Valley, NH.

May 2023

Bright Lu passed the PhD preliminary exam. Congratulations!
Bo Xu presented his work on high quality chalcogenide resonator at the 2023 CLEO conference in San Jose, CA.
Prof. Park delivered a keynote talk at the Compound Semiconductor Week 2023 in Jeju, South Korea.

January 2023

Michael Grayson's paper on MIR sensing was published in Optics Express. Congratulations!

December 2022

Bo Xu passed Comprehensive Exam III, which is the last exam before thesis defense. Congratulations! 

November 2022

Taleb Ba Tis presented his work on magneto-optical nanomaterials for optical magnetometer at the 67th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM 2022) in Minneapolis, MN. 

August 2022

Eric Rappeport passed the PhD comprehensive exam. Congratulations!   
Eric also presented his work at the American Chemical Society Conference in Chicago. 

July 2022

Conrad presented a paper titled "Enhancing Photon Avalanche with Plasmonics" at the META 2022 Conference in Torremolinos, Spain. 
Prof. Park also presented an invited talk "Biosensing with Upconversion Luminescence" at the same conference. 

May 2022

In the first in-person commencement since the pandemic, Michael Grayson received the PhD degree and Xiaotong Yu received the MS degree. Congratulations!
Our latest paper on pH sensing was published in Advanced Optical Materials. Congratulations!
Cobi Sabo passed the PhD preliminary exam. Congratulations!

March 2022

Michael Grayson successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. Congtulations!!

January 2022

Conrad Corbella Bagot presented his paper titled "FRET-based pH-Sensing with upconverting nanoparticles" at the SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco, CA.

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