News: I will be joining as an Assistant Professor of Engineering Physics at Queen’s University, Canada, in 2018.
We have multiple positions for graduate students, postdocs, and visiting scholars (with background in applied physics, physics, and electrical engineering) in nanophotonics, photonic integrated circuits, and neuromorphic computing. Please see this flyer for more information and this OPN article featuring our work.
Bio: Bhavin J. Shastri received the Honours B.Eng. (with distinction), M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering (photonics) from McGill University, Canada, in 2005, 2007, and 2012, respectively. He is an Associate Research Scholar and Banting Fellow at Princeton University, USA. His research interests include integrated photonics, opto-electronics, and bio-inspired engineering, with emphasis on applications such as information processing, mathematical programming, and study of complex dynamical systems.
Dr. Shastri is a co-author of the book, Neuromorphic Photonics (Taylor & Francis, CRC Press). He is a recipient of the 2014 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Government of Canada, the 2012 D. W. Ambridge Prize for the top graduating Ph.D. student, an IEEE Photonics Society 2011 Graduate Student Fellowship, a 2011 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, a 2011 SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics, a 2008 NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship, and a 2007 Lorne Trottier Engineering Graduate Fellowship. He was the recipient of the Best Student Paper Awards at the 2010 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), the 2004 IEEE Computer Society Lance Stafford Larson Outstanding Student Award, and the 2003 IEEE Canada Life Member Award.