Prospective graduate students are encouraged to contact Professor Berini directly, and visit our Faculty of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies or the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering regarding admission procedures.

Current Research Group:

NamePositionResearch Area / Thesis Title
Tony OlivieriOptical Technologist
Ewa Lisicka-SkrekOptical TechnologistExperimentation with surface plasmon devices
Howard NorthfieldResearch Engineer
Sabaa RashidResearch Engineer
Akram HajebifardResearch Engineer
Nikhil DingraResearch Engineer
Muhammad AsifResearch Assistant
Jaspreet WaliaPDF
(with A. Weck, uOttawa)
Raman spectroscopy of thiols on nanostructured Ag surfaces
Luis Angel Mayoral AstorgaPDFMetasurfaces and Plasmonics
Mario German SandovalPDF
(with A. Weck, uOttawa)
DFT simulations of molecular adoption to a metal surface
Masoud NavroodPDF
(with L. Ramunno, uOttawa)
Modelling of nanoplasmonic systems
Zohreh HirbodvashPh.D. Candidate Bloch LRSPP biosensors
Graham KillairePh.D. Candidate
(with A. Weck, uOttawa)
Plasmonics for camouflage
Émilie LaffontPh.D. Candidate
(with Y. Jourlin, uSt-Étienne)
Capteurs biologiques
Shayan SaediPh.D. Candidate Semiconductor tunable lasers
Tianyi HaoPh.D. Candidate Plasmonic modulators
Deepthi SekarPh.D. Candidate Plasmonic biosensors
Fatemeh Foulad Mahan Ph.D. Candidate
(with A. Mokhtari, uKerman)
Plasmonic biosensors
Maryam AmiriPh.D. CandidatePlasmonic nanostructures
Liam KellyM.Sc. Candidate
(with X. Bao, uOttawa)
Fabrication of SAW devices as acoustic generators
Zhiqiao YangM.A.Sc. CandidateNanofab


NamePositionResearch Area / Thesis Title
Sa’ad Hassan Research Assistant
Saba Siadat Mousavi Research Assistant
Saba Siadat MousaviPh.D.High-speed photodetectors based on plasmonic nano-antennas
Sabaa RashidM.A.Sc.Fabrication of surface plasmon biosensors
Akram HajebifardPh.D.Surface plasmon biosensors based on Fano resonances
Oleksiy Krupin PDFDisease detection using long-range surface plasmon biosensors
Choloong Hahn PDFParity-time symmetry in optics and plasmonics
Maryam Khodami Ph.D.Biosensing using surface plasmon waveguides
Jean-Michel Guay Ph.D.
(with A. Weck, uOttawa )
Metal colorization using picosecond laser pulses
Muhammad Asif M.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of Long Range Surface Plasmon Polariton Biosensors Incorporating Optical Waveguides and Encapsulated Microfluidic Channels via Wafer Bonding
Antonino Calà LesinaPDF
(with L. Ramunno, uOttawa)
Modeling large-scale nanoplasmonics on a massively parallel computing platform
Badrul AlamPh.D. (Visiting)
(with A. Benedetti,
Sapienza University of Rome)
Fabrication of long-range surface plasmon waveguide couplers
Maryam Al-ShehabM.A.Sc.Design and Construction of a Raman Microscope for Nano-Plasmonic Structures
Pengshuai Ren M.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of biosensors in Cytop with wafer-bonded lidding
Youngsun ChoiPh.D. (Visiting)
(with S.H. Song, Hanyang University)
Parity-time symmetry in optics and photonics
Behnam BananPh.D.
(with O. Liboiron-Ladouceur,
McGill University)
Data transmission through long-range surface plasmon waveguides and devices
Elham Karami KeshmarziPh.D.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Long-range surface plasmon polariton active structures based on optically-pumped dye-doped polymer gain media
Norman FongPDF
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Nanofabrication and characterisation of grating couplers
Mohammad AlaviradPh.D.
(with L. Roy, Carleton University)
Surface plasmon-polariton Schottky photodetectors
Hui FanPh.D.Thermo-Optic and Refractometric Performance of Long-Range Surface Plasmon Multiple-Output Mach-Zehnder Interferometers
William Talbot-KellyM.Eng.Fabrication of surface plasmon reflection modulators
Maude Amyot- BourgeoisM.Sc.Plasmon polariton Bragg gratings and IR-140 doped PMMA for active Bragg structures
Behnood GhamsariPDFGraphene plasmonics
Choloong HahnPh.D.
(with S.H. Song, Hanyang University)
Plasmonic parity-time symmetry broken structures
Wei Ru WongPh.D.
(with F.R.M. Adikan, uMalaya)
Long range surface plasmon based biosensor for Dengue virus detection
Oleksiy KrupinPh.D.Biosensing using long-range surface plasmon-polariton waveguides
Norman Fong Ph.D.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Hydrogen Sensing with Long-Range Surface Plasmon Membrane Waveguides
Howard NorthfieldM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of Long Range Surface Plasmon Polariton Bragg Waveguide Biosensors on Cytop and Multilayer Substrates
Paul Béland M.A.Sc.An Optical Biosensor Towards Urinary Tract Infection Diagnosis
Xiao LuM.Eng.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of high-speed plasmonic modulators based on metal-oxide-semiconductor structures
Sa’ad HassanM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Microfabrication of Plasmonic Devices: PPBG Biosensor in Cytop, Intensity Modulator, and Atomically Flat Nanohole Array
Naema OthmanM.Sc.Modelling Schottky contact surface plasmon nano-detector
Kholoud GazzazM.Sc.Biosensing performance of surface plasmon polariton Bragg gratings
Suli NiuM.A.Sc.
(with S. Zou, NRC)
Quantitative Determination of Surface Markers on B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Cells
Kholoud GazzazM.Sc.Biosensing performance of surface plasmon polariton Bragg gratings
Asad KhanM.A.Sc.Characterization of Bio-Sensing Waveguides in CYTOP Operating with Long Range Surface Plasmon Polaritons (LRSPP’s)
Majid Rasouli DisfaniPh.D.
(with M.S. Abrishamian,
K. N. Toosi University of Technology)
Theory and modelling of plasmonic wedges
Saba Siadat MousaviM.A.Sc.
(with D. McNamara, uOttawa)
Periodic plasmonic nanoantennas in a piecewise homogeneous background
Hamoudi AsiriM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of Surface Plasmon Biosensors in CYTOP
Israel De Leon ArizpePDFSignal-to-noise of surface plasmon amplifiers
Chengkun ChenPDFPlasmonic grating couplers and fibre-based biosensors
Raza HanifM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Microfabrication of plasmonic biosensors in CYTOP integrating a thin SiO2 diffusion and etch-barrier layer
Hui FanM.A.Sc.Passive and Thermo-Optic Characterization of Long-Range Surface Plasmon-Polariton Structures in CYTOP
Israel de Leon ArizpePh.D.Amplification of long-range surface plasmon-polaritons
Oleksiy KrupinM.A.Sc.
(to Ph.D.)
Chemical functionalisation of surface plasmon biosensors
Charles ChiuM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of Surface Plasmon Waveguide Devices in CYTOP with Microfluidic Channels
Ali AkbariM.A.Sc.Waveguide Integrated Surface Plasmon Photodetector: Design, Fabrication, and Measurement
Norman FongM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication and Mechanical Testing of Thin Cytop Membranes
Richard DaviauM.A.Sc.
(with N. Tait, Carleton University)
Fabrication of long-range surface plasmon waveguides on Cytop
Robin BuckleyM.A.Sc.Figures of merit and modelling of metallo-dielectric waveguides
Ian BreukelaarM.A.Sc.Surface Plasmon-Polaritons in Thin Metal Strips and Slabs: Waveguiding and Mode Cutoff
Walter WayneM.A.Sc.
(with L. Roy, Carleton University)
An Automated Matching Network Incorporating a Six-Port Reflectometer
Jean-Paul PrévostM.A.Sc.
(with L. Roy, Carleton University)
A High-Efficiency Power Amplifier Integrated with a planar Transmitting Antenna
Stéphanie JettéM.A.Sc.A Study of Bragg Gratings Based on Plasmon-Polariton Wave Guides
Yansong CuiM.A.Sc.GaAs-Based Travelling Wave Electro-optic Modulators
Guy GagnonM.A.Sc.Thermo-Optic Variable Optical Attenuators Using Plasmon-Polariton Waveguides
Christine ScalesM.A.Sc.Magneto-Plasmons in Optical Slab Waveguides
Junjie LuM.A.Sc.Modelling Optical Waveguide Bends and Applications to Plasmon-Polariton Waveguides
Mikko KarpinnenPh.D. (Guest)Attenuated Total Reflection Modulator Based on Surface Plasmon Excitation
Nicolas GagnonM.A.Sc.
(with L. Roy, Carleton University)
Design and Study of a Free-Space Quasi-Optical Measurement System
Robert CharbonneauM.A.Sc.Demonstration of a Passive Integrated Optics Technology Based on Plasmons
Luan NguyenM.A.Sc.Modeling and Design of a Traveling Wave Photodetector on InP for Use at 1550 nm
Chengkun ChenM.A.Sc.Development and Implementation of Novel Numerical Techniques for Integrated Optics and Microwave Planar Structures
Kathia LévisM.A.Sc.
(with L. Roy, Carleton University)
Ka-Band Holographic Antennas
Yihong ZhuM.A.Sc.Wavelength-Dependent Polarization Dependent Loss and Polarization Mode Dispersion Measurements in Fibre-optic Devices
Zheng DaiPDF
(with L. Roy, Carleton University
& J. Chrostowski, NRC)
Optical Fibre Amplifiers