Shiva Shahin

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher

Office: 4125 Atkinson Hall

Mailing Address:
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0407
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0407

Email: shshahin@ucsd.edu
Fax: (858) 534-1225

Ph.D. Optics and Photonics - College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, 2009-2014

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering - Dept of Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2005-2009

Research Expertise and Interests: Theoretical and experimental photonics, computational optics, coupled semiconductor lasers, nonlinear optics, plasmonics, nanofabrication, computational cognitive neuroscience

Awards and Honors

    Recipient of CIAN postdoctoral Fellowship award 2014, Center for Integrated Access Networks, USA

    Recipient of GPSC Travel Grant award 2014, University of Arizona, USA

    Recipient of the Photonics Technology & Research Initiative Funding (TRIF) 2012, College of optical science, USA

    Winner of the CIS: SEM Innovative Research Seed Award competition 2011, Energy Frontier Research Center Funded by the Department of Energy

    University of Arizona Graduate Fellowship 2009, Arizona, USA

    Journal Papers

    • S. Shahin, P. Gangopadhyay, R. A. Norwood, Ultrathin organic bulk heterojunction solar cells: Plasmon enhanced performance using au nanoparticles, Applied Physics Letters, 101(5):053109, 2012.
    • S. Shahin, K. Kieu, J. M. Hales, H. Kim, Y. A. Getmanenko, Y. Zhang, J. W. Perry, S. R. Marder, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian, Third-order nonlinear optical characterization of organic chromophores using liquid-core optical fibers, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, 31(10):2455{2459, Oct 2014.
    • S. Shahin, S. Mehravar, P. Gangopadhyay, N. Peyghambarian, R. A. Norwood, and K. Kieu, Multiphoton microscopy as a detection tool for photobleaching of EO materials, Opt. Express, 22(25):30955-30962, Dec 2014.
    • J. T. Smalley, F. Vallini, S. Shahin, B. Kante, and Y. Fainman, Gain-enhanced high-k transmission through metal-semiconductor hyperbolic metamaterials, Opt. Mater. Express, 5(10):23002312, Oct 2015.
    • M. W. Puckett, R. Sharma, F. Vallini, S. Shahin, F. Monifi, P. N. Barrina, S. Mehravar, K. Kieu, and Y. Fainman, Silicon nanoridge array waveguides for nonlinear and sensing applications, Opt. Express, 23(22):28224-28233, Nov 2015.
    • S. Shahin, P. Gangopadhyay, and R. A. Norwood, Plasmonically Induced Potential in Metal Semiconductor Composites, Advanced Optical Materials (2016).
    • D. Song, S. Shahin, W. Xie, S. Mehravar, X. Liu, C. Li, R. A. Norwood, J. Lee, J. Watkins, Directed assembly of quantum dots using brush block copolymers for well-ordered nonlinear optical nanocomposites, Macromolecules, 49(14), 5068-5075, 2016.
    • S. Shahin, F. Vallini, F. Monifi, M. Rabinovich, and Y. Fainman, Heteroclinic dynamics of coupled semiconductor lasers with optoelectronic feedback, Opt. Lett. 41, 5238-5241 (2016)

    Conference Papers

    • J. T. Smalley, F. Vallini, B. Kant_e, S. Shahin, C. Riley, and Y. Fainman, Gain-enhanced hyperbolic metamaterials at telecommunication frequencies, Proc. SPIE 9544, Metamaterials, Metadevices, and Metasystems, 95440I-95440I-1, Oct 2015.
    • S. Shahin, P. Gangopadhyay, R. A. Norwood, Plasmon-enhanced ultrathin bulk heterojunction: interplay between optical and thermal responses of AuNPs, SPIE OPTO, 89960M-89960M-6, 2014.
    • S. Shahin, S. Mehravar, B. Cocilovo, O. D. Herrera, K. Kieu, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian, Multiphoton microscopy characterization of plasmonic enhanced nanodevices. Advanced Photonics for Communications, page IT2A.4. Optical Society of America, 2014.
    • J. M. Hales, H. Kim, S. Barlow, Y. Getmanenko, Y. Zhang, R. Giesking, C. Risko, S. Shahin, K. Kieu, R. A. Norwood, N. Peyghambarian, J-L. Br_edas, Seth R Marder, Joseph W Perry, Polymethines with macroscopic optical nonlinearities suitable for all-optical signal processing, CLEO: Science and Innovations, STu3H. 4, June 2014.
    • S. Shahin, K. Kieu, S. R. Marder, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian, SPM spectral broadening compensation using organic dyes with negative n2. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference(OFC/NFOEC), 2013, pages 1-3, March 2013.
    • S. Shahin, K. Kieu, S. R. Marder, R. A. Norwood, and N. Peyghambarian. Novel Method on n2 Measurement of Organic Dyes, CLEO: Science and Innovations, CW3B. 7, 2013.
    • S. Shahin, P. Gangopadhyay, R. A. Norwood, E_ciency Improvement in Ultrathin Plasmonic Organic Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics, IW2C. 2, 2012.
    • R. A. Norwood, P. Gangopadhyay, S. Shahin, Ultra-thin organic photovoltaics with increased efficiency, SPIE Newsroom, Invited article 2012.
    • S. Shahin, P. Gangopadhyay, R. A. Norwood, Plasmonic-enhanced organic solar cells, Proc. SPIE, 84710D-84710D-6, 2012.
    • B. Cocilovo, A. Amooali, S. Shahin, S. Islam, M. Campbell, P. Gangopadhyay, R. A. Norwood, The E_ect of Di_raction Gratings on Absorption in P3HT: PCBM Layers, Solid-State and Organic Lighting, JM5A. 16, 2012.
    • S. Shahin, F. Vallini, F. Monifi, M. Rabinovich,and Y. Fainman, Heteroclinic Dynamics in Photonic Cognitive Motif Network, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), paper ATu3O.3.
    • S. Shahin, F. Vallini, F. Monifi, M. Rabinovich, and Y. Fainman, Optical Nonlinear Dynamics in a System of Coupled Semiconductor Lasers , IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting, 2016.
    • F. Vallini, S. Shahin, F. Monifi, J. S. T. Smalley, M. Rabinovich, and Y. Fainman, Solving Optimization Problems with Coupled Dynamical Elements, IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting, 2016.
    • F. Monifi, S. Shahin, F. Vallini, M. Rabinovich, and Y. Fainman, Brain Inspired Photonic Motif Networks, IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing, accepted for presentation.