» Nooshin M. Estakhri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Fowler School of Engineering



Postdoctoral Associate, Dept. of Physics, Virginia Tech (Mentor: Prof. Sophia Economou and Prof. Ed Barnes)


Ph.D in Electrical Engineering - Optics and Photonics, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan (Mentor: Prof. Ted Norris)


Dr. Estakhri’s research interests are in the areas of quantum optics, quantum information sciences, ultrafast optics, metamaterials and metasurfaces, and scattering phenomena. Specific areas of research include studying the complex interactions of the quantum state of light with random media and artificially engineered surfaces providing insights into potential applications in quantum metrology, tomography, microscopy, and circuit and network design. Other projects include investigating absorption and scattering of singular nanoparticles and electromagnetic self-duality.

KEYWORDS: Quantum Optics, Electromagnetic Theory, Quantum Information Science, Scattering Theory, Metamaterials, Random Media, Nano-optics.