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Hatice Altug Elected Fellow of The Optical Society

— Professor Hatice Altug has been elected Fellow Member of The Optical Society (OSA) at the Society’s recent Board of Directors meeting. Please join us in congratulating Professor Altug for this distinguished election!

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Ansaryan wins the CMI Picture of the Month

— Congratulations to Saeid Ansaryan for winning the CMi "Picture of the Month" photo contest with the picture "Starcell," which comes with his 100,-CHF cash prize.

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Prof. Altug Awarded Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics

— Prof. Hatice Altug received the award EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics for 2020 Summer. According to the European Physical Society, Prof. Altug received this award "for her seminal contributions to light-matter interaction at the nanoscale, manipulation of light on-chip and application of nanophotonics in biology, and her inspiring role for the next generation of researchers and women."

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Congratulations to Prof. Altug on her promotion to Full Professor!

— Professor Hatice Altug was named as Full Professor of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering (STI), the nomination was announced on 14.05.20 on EPFL news. Please join us in congratulating Professor Altug on this exciting accomplishment!

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BIOS article highlighted in Advanced Functional Materials

— Our paper "Huygens' Metasurfaces: All‐Dielectric Programmable Huygens' Metasurfaces" by Aleksandrs Leitis et. al. has been highlighted on the Frontispiece of issue 19 of Advanced Functional Materials journal.

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BIOS research featured in EPFL NEWS

— Our recent paper by Alexander Belushkin et. al. was featured on the EPFL News.

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BIOS article highlighted in Small Journal

— Our paper “Rapid and Digital Detection of Inflammatory Biomarkers Enabled by a Novel Portable Nanoplasmonic Imager” by Alexander Belushkin et. al. has been highlighted on the front cover of the January issue of Small Journal.

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Dr. Li wins 2019 Ph.D. Thesis Distinction Award

— Congratulations to Dr. Xiaokang Li for receiving the “2019 Ph.D. Thesis Distinction in EPFL Biotechnology and Bioengineering” award. This award recognizes the EDBB’s best 8% of the doctoral theses in the year of 2019.

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Leitis wins the Best Poster Award on the EPFL Bioengineering Day 2019

— Congratulations to Aleksandrs Leitis for receiving the 2019 EPFL Bioengineering Day "Best Poster Award".

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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.

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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”

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Leitis wins 2019 Swiss Nanotechnology PhD Award

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

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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!

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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”! 

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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!

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Leitis Wins EPS-QEOD Travel Grant Student Award

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

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Yesilkoy Wins 2019 Sensors Travel Award

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

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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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