Vladimir M. Shalaev
Scientific Director for Nanophotonics in Birck Nanotechnology Center and Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, specializes in nanophotonics, plasmonics, and optical metamaterials. Vlad Shalaev received several awards for his research in the field of nanophotonics and metamaterials, including the Max Born Award of the Optical Society of America for his pioneering contributions to the field of optical metamaterials, the Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics, and the UNESCO Medal for the development of nanosciences and nanotechnologies. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, APS, SPIE, and OSA. Prof. Shalaev authored three books, twenty-six invited book chapters and over 400 research publications. Three papers from the Shalaev group are in the top 10 most cited out of over 250 000 papers published in optics since 2005. His H-factor is 66 (according to Google Scholar).