Pierre Berini

Pierre Berini

Organization: University of Ottawa - Faculty of Engineering, Canada

About the speaker:

Pierre Berini (F’11) received his Ph.D. and M.Sc.A. degrees in Electrical Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, and his B.E.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, respectively, from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Dr. Berini is Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Physics, University Research Chair in Surface Plasmon Photonics, former Director of the Centre for Research in Photonics at the University of Ottawa, and Director of the uOttawa NanoFab. He was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of a venture capital financed company and he collaborates on an ongoing basis with industry.
    Dr. Berini has received an NSERC Steacie Fellowship, an NSERC Discovery Accelerator, a Premier of Ontario Research Excellence Award (PREA), the University of Ottawa Young Researcher of the Year Award, an URSI Young Scientist Award, a George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research, and is a Canada Foundation for Innovation researcher. Dr. Berini is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the OSA, a Fellow of the APS, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He has published 12 book chapters, approximately 600 scientific and technical papers in peer-reviewed periodicals and conference proceedings (h = 53), and is an inventor or co-inventor on 25 patents. He was an Associate Editor of Optics Express and a Managing Editor of Nanophotonics, and is presently an Associate Editor of Optica. He contributes on an ongoing basis to the organization of several international conferences in photonics. His research interests span many areas of optics and photonics, with surface plasmons, metasurfaces and their applications being of present interest.