Group members

Graduate Students:

0011318William Johnston – Master student – Nipissing University – February  2016
Project: Optical Bistable Elements using Hybrid Nanostructures”




Zahra Ebtehaj – Ph.D. student – University of Isfahan – Advisor – June 2016
Project: Numerical Simulation of Ultrashort Laser Irradiation Effects in Plasmonic Nanoparticle Mediated Neural Stimulation


scan0003Naser Zamani – Ph.D student – Shiraz University – Advisor – June 2016
Project: Optimization of optical properties of quantum dot-metal nanoparticle systems.



121Naser Jahanbakhshizadeh – Ph.D. student – Yazd University – Advisor – July 2016
Project: Study of Metal-Organic and Metal Oxide Additives on Characteristics of Perovskite Solar Cells and Supercapacitors



Undergraduate Student:

Quinlan McParland: Nipissing University – Research Student – September  2016

Project: Optical excitation of collective resonances in metallic nanostructure arrays



Calvin Bailey: Nipissing University – Research Student – September  2016

Project: Photothermal study of phase change nanostructure (vanadium dioxide) for thermosensing application of nanoscale targets


Keith  Afas: Western University – Summer Research Student
 Deformation of a Cellular Membrane by a Plasmonic Assisted Optoporation



Former Members:

Behafarid Darvish -Research Assistant – September 2014 – December 2015
Project: “Photoacoustic response from gold nanostructures irradiated by a femtosecond pulsed laser”


Adam Burke – Undergraduate Student – Nipissing University – October 2014 – August 2015
Project: “Plasma-mediated effects in ultrafast laser irradiation of gold nanoshells in water”.


Parastoo Moaf – Research Assistant – November 2014 – May 2015
Project: “Study of gold nanoparticle assisted stimulation of neurons in degenerative diseases in infrared regime.”