CUDOS researcher awarded 2017 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize

Mohsen Rahmani

Dr Mohsen Rahmani

Dr Mohsen Rahmani from the ANU Nonlinear Physics Centre CUDOS node was awarded the 2017 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Laser Physics and Photonics in Fundamental Aspects.

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) has awarded the 2017 Young Scientist Prize to Dr Mohsen Rahmani in recognition for his outstanding contributions to light-matter interactions at nanoscale, particularly nonlinear nanophotonics via metallic, dielectric and semiconductor nanostructures and metasurfaces, which have paved the road for extending nonlinear optics to nanoscale.

Dr Rahmani is currently an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award holder at the Australian National University, Canberra Australia. Until recently he was a research associate at the Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, following a PhD from the National University of Singapore in 2013.