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Li wins 2019 PRIME Conference Silver Leaf Award

— Congratulations to Xiaokang Li for receiving the Silver Leaf Award in 2019 conference on Ph.D. Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Hatice Altug awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant

— Hatice Altug, head of the BIOnanophotonic Systems laboratory has been awarded an ERC PoC Grant for her project: “Portable infrared biochemical sensor enabled by pixelated dielectric metasurfaces”

Leitis wins 2019 Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award

— Congratulations to Aleksandrs Leitis for receiving the 2019 Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award sponsored by Zeiss/Gloor. 

BIOS article highlighted in Nature Photonics

— Our paper “Ultrasensitive hyperspectral imaging and biodetection enabled by dielectric metasurfaces” by Filiz Yesilkoy et. al. has been highlighted on the cover of the June issue of Nature Photonics and was chosen to illustrate Nature Photonics’ website throughout the month of June!

BIOS research highlighted in OPN

— Our recent paper in Nature Photonics by Filiz Yesilkoy et. al. was highlighted in an OPN piece titled “Biosensor could scale new sensitivity heights”! 

New BIOS article published Nature Photonics!

— Our paper “Ultrasensitive hyperspectral imaging and biodetection enabled by dielectric metasurfaces” by Filiz Yesilkoy et. al. just appeared on Nature Photonics!

Leitis Wins EPS-QEOD Travel Grant Student Award

— Congratulation to Aleksandrs Leitis for receiving the Travel Grant Student Award from the European Physics Society!

Yesilkoy Wins 2019 Sensors Travel Award

— Congratulations to Dr. Filiz Yesilkoy for winning Sensors Journal's 2019 Travel Award!

John-Herpin Wins Carlsberg Foundation Scholarship

— Congratulations to Aurelian John-Herpin for winning the Carlsberg Foundation Scholarship!

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  • Congratulations to Dr. Dordaneh Etezadi for receiving the “2018 Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Distinction in EPFL Biotechnology and Bioengineering” award. This award recognizes the EDBB’s best threedoctoral theses between January 2017 and September 2018.
  • Congratulations to Dordaneh Etezadifor getting “honorable student oral presentation” at the 9th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS) in Canada! She presented her recent workon secondary structure analysis with plasmonic nanoantennas and her talk has been well received by the audience.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Kosmas Tsakmakidisforhis most recent paper “Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering” just appeared on Science! It is also highlighted on EPFL main webpage! Click herefor the news!
  • Congratulations to Xiaokang Lifor receiving “Best Poster Prize” at the 51st Winterseminar on Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Cybernetics of Cell Functions, in Klosters, Switzerland.
  • Congratulations to Dordaneh Etezadifor getting “Junior Talk” at the51st Winterseminar on Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Cybernetics of Cell Functions, in Klosters, Switzerland. Only a few abstracts are chosen for talks.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Andreas Tittlfor being awarded an ‘EPFL Fellows’ postdoctoral fellowship with his research proposal application toEPFL’s international postdoctoral fellowship programme under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
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