The Escarra Group members attended and presented at several conferences over the Spring and Summer of 2017. Below is a list of the presenters and the titles of their presentations:


  • MRS Spring Meeting (April 17-21, 2017) – Phoenix, Arizona, USA

John Robertson – Precise, Layer-By-Layer Control of MoS2 Thickness and Properties via Thermal Vapor Sulfurization (TVS)

Briley Bourgeois – Photonic Curing of Inkjet Printed TiO2 Films for Perovskite Solar Cells


  • 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics (May 1-3, 2017) – Ottawa, Canada

Brian Riggs – A Spectrum-Splitting Concentrator Photovoltaic/Thermal System Generating Heat up to 550°C


  • CLEO (May 14-19, 2017) – San Jose, California, USA

Adam Ollanik – Dynamically Tunable, Vanadium Dioxide Huygens Source Metasurfaces


  • 44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (June 25-30, 2017) – Washington D.C., USA

Brian Riggs – Cost Competitive Concentrator Photovoltaics for Solar Thermal Applications

Yaping Ji – Transmissive Spectrum-Splitting Concentrator Photovoltaic Cells and Modules


  • Advanced Photonics Conference (July 24-27, 2017) – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Adam Ollanik – Vanadium Dioxide Huygens Source Metasurfaces as Environment-Sensitive Optical Modulators (Invited Talk)


  • 8th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals, and Plasmonics (July 25-28 , 2017) – Incheon, South Korea

Matthew Escarra – Low-loss and Tunable Huygens-Source Optical Metasurfaces (Invited Talk)