Andrea Alu Awarded Dan Maydan Prize

Monday, April 19, 2021

WNCG professor Andrea Alù was named a recipient of the Dan Maydan Prize in Nanoscience Research for 2021.

The prize is awarded annually to an emerging and outstanding young scientist. It honors significant academic accomplishments in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The prize was established in 2019 by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in conjunction with the American Friends of the Hebrew University (AFHU).

Professor Alù was cited for his seminal contributions to nano-optics, nano-photonics, plasmonics and photonics. Including the discovery of giant non-reciprocity, non-linear phenomena, and enhanced light-matter interactions using nanostructured materials, metasurfaces and metamaterials.