Simeon Bogdanov

Simeon Bogdanov
Simeon Bogdanov
  • Assistant Professor

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  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (2014)
  • M.Sc. Microelectronics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden (2008)
  • B.Sc. Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France (2007)

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (01/2020 - present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (04/2014 - 12/2019)

Professional Registrations

  • Member of the American Physical Society
  • Member of the SPIE
  • Member of the Optical Society of America
  • Member of IEEE Electron Devices Society
  • Member of the IEEE Photonics Society

Resident Instruction

  • ECE 498SB "Manipulation of Elementary Quantum Systems"
  • ECE 340 "Semiconductor Devices"

Course Development

  • ECE 498SB, "Manipulation of Elementary Quantum Systems"

Research Interests

  • Applications of machine learning
  • Integrated optoelectronics
  • Optically active solid-state spins
  • Superconducting materials and devices
  • Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  • Nonlinear optics and quantum transduction
  • High-speed quantum photonics

Research Areas

  • Nano-photonics
  • Quantum nanostructures for electronics and photonics

Research Topics

  • Photonics: optical engineering and systems
  • Quantum optics, cryptography, information, and computing

Selected Articles in Journals

Pending Articles

Other Publications

Research Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award (04/05/2023)

Recent Courses Taught

  • ECE 340 - Semiconductor Electronics
  • ECE 498 SB3 (ECE 498 SB4, ECE 498 SO3, ECE 498 SO4) - Manipulating Quantum Systems

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