Simons Collaboration:
Harnessing Universal Symmetry Concepts for Extreme Wave Phenomena

People

Collaboration Director

  • photonics initiative director Andrea Alu

    Andrea Alù, Ph.D.

    • Director, Photonics Initiative
    • Einstein Professor of Physics, The Graduate Center, CUNY
    • Professor of Electrical Engineering, The City College of New York
    Email: aalu@gc.cuny.edu
    Phone: 212.413.3260

Principal Investigators

Consultants

Postdoctoral Researchers & Students

  • Mahmoud Abdelrahman

    • Ph.D. Student, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • Mohammed Benzaouia

    • PhD student, MIT EECS
  • headshot: Dia'a Bisharat

    Dia’aaldin Bisharat, PhD

    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Alù group, Photonics Initiative
  • Constant Bourdeloux

    • PhD student, Université PSL Paris
  • Davide Bray

    • Student, Bertoldi Group, Harvard University
  • Mo Chen

    • PhD student, MIT Applied Mathematics
  • Bolei Deng

    • Student, Bertoldi Group, Harvard University
  • Asaf Farhi

    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
  • David Fernandes

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Coimbra – Inst.deTelecomunicações
  • Sophie Fisher

    • PhD student, MIT EECS
  • Antonio Elia Forte

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University
  • Michel Fruchart

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago
  • Sriram Guddala

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, The City College of CUNY
  • Pawel Jung

    • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • headshot: Yoshiaki Kasahara

    Yoshiaki Kasahara

    • Doctoral Student, Alù group, Photonics Initiative
  • Arkady Kurnosov

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Wesleyan University
  • Headshot: Xuenan Li

    Xuenan Li

    • Ph.D. Student, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • Haokun Luo

    • Ph.D. Student, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • headshot: Sander Mann

    Sander Mann, PhD

    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Alù group, Photonics Initiative
  • headshot: Ahmed Mekawy

    Ahmed Mekawy

    • Doctoral Student, Alù group, Photonics Initiative
  • Vahid Nikkhah

    • PhD Student , University of Pennsylvania
  • Georgios Pyrialakos

    • Postdoctoral Fellow, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • Jana Reda

    • PhD student, Université PSL Paris
  • Huizhong Ren

    • Ph.D. Student, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • João Serra

    • Ph.D. student, University of Lisbon– Instituto de Telecomunicações
  • Cheng Shi

    • Undergraduate Research Assistant, Kottos Group, Wesleyan University
  • Suwun Suwunnarat

    • Ph.D. Research Assistant, Kottos Group, Wesleyan University
  • William A. Tuxbury

    • Ph.D. Research Assistant, Kottos Group, Wesleyan University
  • Dimitrios Tzarouchis

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
  • Headshot: Raghav Venkatraman

    Raghav Venkatraman

    • Postdoctoral Scientist , Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
  • ChengZhen Wang

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Kottos Group, Wesleyan University
  • Headshot: Shaghayegh Yaraghi

    Shaghayegh Yaraghi

    • Ph.D. Student, Christodoulides Group, University of Central Florida
  • Ahmad Zareei

    • Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University

Collaboration Scientists - TBD

Affiliated Scientists - TBD

Scientific Advisory Board - TBD