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Prof. Toussaint gives photonics webinar

Professor Toussaint recently gave a webinar on plasmon-assisted etching for Photonics Media.

Posted on April 24th, 2017 at 10:37pm

Toussaint joins Scientific Reports’ Editorial Board

Professor Toussaint has agreed to serve a 2-year term as a member of the editorial board of Scientific Reports.

Posted on October 26th, 2016 at 12:17am

Toussaint part of $5M NSF grant

Prof. Toussaint is a co-investigator on a multi-university NSF grant to add socio-economic diversityin science and engineering.

Posted on October 2nd, 2016 at 8:57pm

Toussaint leads new $1.4M energy effort

Professor Toussaint has received a cooperative award through the Department of Energy’s $9M SunShot Initiative to develop next-generation optics for solar thermal energy.

Posted on August 1st, 2016 at 4:46pm

Toussaint Attends National Academies Event in Saudi Arabia

Professor Toussaint was one of 30 US participants selected to attend the National Academies’ 3rd Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine last December at KAUST in Saudi Arabia. More details can be found here.

Posted on January 18th, 2016 at 4:51pm

June OPN article features PROBE Lab work

The June edition of Optics and Photonics News (OPN) features a cover story on plasmonic nanoantennas from PROBE Lab members.

Posted on May 31st, 2015 at 6:55pm

Novel optomechanical microscope gets funding

Prof. Toussaint is part of a team of researchers at UIUC that have received funding from the Carver Trust to build a novel optomechanical microscope that combines MEMS technology, nanoindentation, and multiphoton microscopy. Further details can be found here.

Posted on May 31st, 2015 at 6:50pm