Simeon I. Bogdanov

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.Sc. in Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France (2007)

M.Sc. in Microelectronics, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden (2008)

Ph.D. Northwestern University , Evanston, IL (2014), Center for Quantum Devices, PI: Manijeh Razeghi

Postdoctoral appointment: Purdue University, Nanophotonics and Spectroscopy Group, PIs: Vladimir M. Shalaev and Alexandra Boltasseva.

Simeon’s scientific achievements include the fabrication of InAs/GaSb superlattice photodetectors operating at 10 µm with the world’s lowest dark current for this material system and the realization of the brightest room-temperature single-photon source based on a nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond. He serves as a reviewer for journals such as Nature Communications, Optica, Nano Letters, Optics Express, Applied Physics Letters, Optics Letters, Optical Materials Express, Nanophotonics and Photonics Research.