Bhavin J. Shastri received the Honours B.Eng. (with distinction), M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, in 2005, 2007, and 2012, respectively.
He is currently an Associate Research Scholar (previously a Banting Fellow) at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. His research interests include beyond-
Dr. Shastri has garnered the following research awards: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Government of Canada through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2012 D. W. Ambridge Prize for the top graduating Ph.D. student, nomination for the 2012 Canadian Governor General’s Gold Medal, IEEE Photonics Society 2011 Graduate Student Fellowship, 2011 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011 SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics, a Lorne Trottier Engineering Graduate Fellow, and a 2008 Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship from NSERC. He was the recipient of the Best Student Paper Awards at the 2010 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), the co-