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April 2017: Topical review paper chosen as paper of the week in the Journal of Optics

March 2017: S. Fathpour receives the College Research Incentive Award

March 2017: S. Fathpour receives the College Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

February 2017: Research and commercialization efforts featured in Florida High Tech Corridor magazine

May 2016: Paper coauthored by S. Fathpour among the most impactful papers from third of a century history of Journal of Lightwave Technology 

April 2015: S. Fathpour receives the UCF Reach for the Stars Award 

January 2015: J. Chiles wins the College Student of the Year Award

December 2014: Paper coauthored by S. Fathpour entitled "Silicon Photonics" among top 20 cited papers in Journal of Lightwave Technology

November 2014: Paper published in Optica on mid-infrared integrated photonics highlighted in Opli and other news sites

July 2014: J. Chiles wins the IEEE Photonics Society 2014 Summer Topical Meeting Student Paper Award

May 2014: S. Fathpour is promoted to a tenured Associate Professor

December 2013: Research on optical delay lines on silicon highlighted in Advances in Engineering

November 2013: Research on Lithium-Niobate-on-Silicon Photonics highlighted in Laser Focus World, Photonics Online and other news sites

May 2013: S. Fathpour Receives the university's Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award

April 2013: S. Fathpour receives the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award

March 2013: S. Fathpour Receives the College's Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award

March 2013: S. Fathpour becomes a Senior Member of the IEEE Photonics Society

May 2012: S. Fathpour becomes a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA)

May 2012: S. Fathpour is appointed as the Vice-Chair of Short Courses at CLEO (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics)


January 2012: S. Fathpour receives the NSF CAREER Award for proposal on "Mid-Infrared Photonic Devices and Integrated Circuits on Silicon"

January 2012: New book, co-edited by Sasan Fathpour published by CRC Press: "Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine"


August 2011: IPES Lab paper "Electronically Tunable Silicon Photonic Delay Lines" highlighted in Nature Photonics

July 2011: S. Fathpour becomes a Senior Member of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
May 2011: S. Fathpour teaches a Short Course on “Silicon photonics” at the CLEO 2011 conference in Baltimore, MD
November 2009: Book chapter on “Energy Efficiency in Silicon Photonics“ published in in Silicon Nanophotonics by John Wiley & Sons
October 2009: S. Fathpour’s invited talk at the OSA Annual Meeting highlighted by
June 2009: Featured article on “Green silicon photonics” published and made it to the cover of Optics and Photonic News






Book on silicon photonics

co-edited by Prof. Fathpour:

Featured article makes it to the cover of Optics and Photonic News: