Complex Light Energy Harvesting
Research on new process of broadband light energy trapping, storage and harvesting, innovative photovoltaics and thermovoltaics modules, photocatalysis, solar desalination, solar steam generation and carbon zero/carbon negative technologies.
Advanced Material Engineering
Research on new types of network materials that control broadband light at the nanoscale with applications in perfect black-body absorbers, structural coloration, light wavefront engineering via multilevel metasurfaces, and femtosecond laser printing.
Exotic light states and artificial intelligent Photonics
Research on exotic light states including Anapoles, Bound States in the Continuum (BIC), and new light-matter interactions with the aim of creating a new generation of optical neurophotonics integrated chips.
Research on complex bio-imaging devices created by plasmonic and dielectric nanostructures for applications in surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) for tumor screening and high resolution cellular spectroscopy.
Research on integrated and classical and CMOS compatible optical technologies that can provide global resources of information security via perfect secrecy, i.e., unbreakable cryptography.
Research on parallel software development including Time-Dependent Finite-Difference (FDTD) and ab-initio quantum chemistry (TD-DFT) for the study of strong light matter interaction in complex materials.