Conference Papers & Talks

Invited Seminars & Curriculum

  1. April 2017: Loss and Noise-Immune Wireless Microsensors, Department of Electrical Engineering, Texas Technological University.
  2. March 2016: Loss and Noise-Immune Wireless Microsensors, Maxim Integrated Inc..
  3. February 2017: Ultrasensitive and Non-invasive Graphene Nanobiosensors, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln.
  4. December 2016: Ultrasensitive and Non-invasive Graphene Nanosensors: From RF to Infrared, State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves, Southeast University, Nanjing, China.
  5. December 2016All-plasmonic Detection and Harvest of Light, University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute, Shanghai, China.
  6. November 2016: All-Plasmonic MIR Photodetection and Energy Harvesting, Nano Seminar, University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
  7. October 2016: Graphene Plasmonics and Nano-electromagnetism for Biosensing Applications, Nano Science and Technology Center, University of Central Florida.
  8. September 2016: Graphene Nano-electromagnetism: Plasmonic, Photonic and Biosensing Applications,  Department of Physics, Michigan Technological University.
  9. July 2016: Nano-electromagnetism: Plasmonics, Electromagnetics, and Circuits, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base-Air Force Research Laboratory.
  10. April 2016: Graphene Nano-electromagnetism: Plasmonic, Electromagnetic, and Circuit Properties, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin.
  11. November 2015: Plasmonics and Metamaterials: Novel Architectures to Manipulate and Enhance Light-Matter Interactions, Department of Physics, Wayne State University.
  12. September 2015: Nanoantennas, Metasurfaces and Metamaterials to Manipulate and Enhance Light-Matter Interactions, Optics Society of America (OSA), University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
  13. April 2015: Nanoantenna for Light-Wave Mixing, Rectification, Sensing, and Energy Harvesting, IEEE Southeastern Michigan Section Meeting, University of Michigan Dearborn.
  14. January 2015, From Metamaterials to Metadevices: Exploring Invisibility, Micro/Nano Sensing and Communication, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia.
  15. October 2014, Fascinating Applications of Metamaterials and Plasmonics in RF and Optical Regimes, Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
  16. May 2014, “From Metamaterials to Metadevices: Exploring Invisibility, Micro/Nano Sensing and Communication, and Energy Harvesting,” Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, Tennessee
  17. April 2014, From Metamaterials to Metadevices: Exploring Invisibility, Micro/Nano Sensing and Communication, and Energy Harvesting, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
  18. April 2013, Fascinating Applications of Metamaterials and Plasmonics: Cloaking, Sensing, Energy Harvesting and Wireless Communication, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), New York City, New York.
  19. February 2013, The Fascinating Physics and Applications of Plasmonic Materials and Metamaterials, Department of Physics, City University of New York (CUNY), New York City, New York.
  20. November 2012, All-Graphene THz Interconnects, Devices and Wireless Circuits, Intel Inc., Hillsboro, Oregon.

Conferences

  1. P. Y. Chen, “Sensitivity Enhancement by Parity-Time Symmetry in Wireless Telemetry Sensor Systems,” 2017 URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, Montreal, Canada, 2017.
  2. P. Y. Chen, “Efficient Hot-Electron Harvesting by Hyperbolic Metamaterials,” Seoul, South Korea, July 2017 (invited talk).
  3. M. Hajizadegan and P. Y. Chen, “A Self-powered Harmonic Sensor Based on Simple Graphene Circuit and Hybrid-Fed Antenna,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, San Diego, California, June 2017 (honorable mention in the student paper competition).
  4. P. Y. Chen, “Semiclassical Modeling of Individual and Arrayed Nanoantennas in Quantum Plasmonic Regime,” IMA-Novel Optical Materials, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2017.
  5. M. Sakhdari and P. Y. Chen, “Ultrasensitive Telemetric Sensor Based on Adapted Parity-Time Symmetry,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, San Diego, California, June 2017 (honorable mention in the student paper competition).
  6. M. Hajizadegan and P. Y. Chen, “Ultrasensitive Parity-Time Symmetric Wireless Microsensors”, 2017 USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, January 2017.
  7. M. Sakhdari and P. Y. Chen, “Parity-Time-Reciprocal Symmetry in Radio-Frequency Electronics, 2017 USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, Colorado, January 2017.
  8. A. Shahini, M. Hajizadegan, M. Sakhdari, M. M. C. Cheng, H. Huang, and P. Y. Chen*, “Self-powered and Transparent All-graphene Biosensor,” IEEE Sensors 2016, Orlando, FL, October 2016 (selected as one of the 33 best papers for the conference with a travel grant).
  9. P. Y. Chen, “Nonlinear and Plasmo-electronic Metasurfaces Using Plasmonic Nanoantennas,”Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2016 (PIERS 2016), Shanghai, China, August 2016 (invited talk).
  10. P. Y. Chen, “Parity-Time Symmetric Graphene Metasurfaces,” Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium 2016 (PIERS 2016), Shanghai, China, August 2016 (invited talk).
  11. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen and H. Bagci, “Graphene Acousto-Optics,” Meta’16, Malaga, Spain, July 2016 (invited talk).
  12. P. Y. Chen, “Enhanced Sensing and PT-Symmetry in Photoexcited Graphene Nanostructures,” Meta’16, Malaga, Spain, July 2016 (invited talk).
  13. M. Farhat and P. Y. Chen, “Integrated Hyperbolic Metamaterial Devices for Efficient Rectification of Infrared Radiation,” CLEO 2016, San Jose, June 2016 (oral presentation).
  14. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, “PT-Symmetric Terahertz Sensors Using Optically Pumped Graphene Metasurfaces,” CLEO 2016, San Jose, June 2016 (oral presentation).
  15. M. Hajizadegan and P. Y. Chen, “Efficient Rectification of Infrared Radiation Using Nano-Rectennas and Slow-Light Microstructures,” 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Puerto Rico, June 2016 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  16. M. Sakhdari and P. Y. Chen, “Transparent and Self-Activated Harmonic Sensor Using Integrated Graphene Antennas and Circuits,” 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Puerto Rico, June 2016 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  17. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, H. Bagci, K. N. Salama, and A. Alu, “Cloaking in Diffusive Media Using Scattering Cancellation Technique,” 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Puerto Rico, June 2016.
  18. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen and H. Bagci, “Localized Acoustic Spoof Surface Plasmons,” 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Puerto Rico, June 2016.
  19. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen and H. Bagci, “Some Aspects of Graphene Plasmonics,” Nanotechnology discussion webinar on photonics, December 2015.
  20. M. Farhat, M. Amin, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, and H. Bagci, “Some Applications of Graphene Plasmonics and Metamaterials: Cloaking, Super-Absorption and Acousto-Optic Coupling,” Metamaterials 2015, Oxford, United Kingdom, September 2015 (keynote talk).
  21. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, “Quantum Effects in Nanoantennas and Their Applications in Tunability, Mixing, and Rectification,” Meta’15, New York City, NY, August 2015.
  22. M. Farhat and P. Y. Chen, “Infrared Beam-Steering Using Mechanically Modulated Graphene Monolayer,” Meta’15, New York City, NY, August 2015.
  23. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, and H. Bagci, “Localized Acoustic Spoof Plasmons,” Meta’15, New York City, NY, August 2015 (invited talk).
  24. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, “Quantum Nanoantenna for Tunability, Mixing, Rectification, and Harmonic Sensing,” 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015.
  25. P. Y. Chen and M. Farhat, “Generation of Terahertz Radiation with Optical Heterodyne by Nanoantenna-Coupled Tunneling Devices,” 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015.
  26. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, S. Guenneau, and H. Bagci, “Generation of Graphene Surface Plasmons and Their Applications in Beam Steering,” CLEO 2015, San Jose, May 2015 (oral presentation).
  27. P.  Y. Chen and M. Farhat, “Quantum Nanoantennas for Making Nonlinear and Self-Modulatable Metasurface,”CLEO 2015, San Jose, May 2015.
  28. Huang, P. Y. Chen, C. H. Hung, R. Gharpurey, and D. Akinwande, “Frequency Hopped Wireless Passive Sensing System with Harmonic Transponder Antenna Sensor,” 2015 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, May 2015 (finalist in the student paper awards).
  29. M. Farhat and P. Y. Chen, “Infrared Beam-Steering Using Mechanically Modulated Graphene Monolayer,” Nanometa 2015, Seefeld, Austria, January 5-8, 2015.
  30. D. J. Ironside, R. Salas, P. Y. Chen, K. Q. Le, A. Alù, S. R. Bank, “Employing Metamaterials for Enhanced THz Generation in Photomixers,” 2014 IEEE Photonics Conference, San Diego, CA, October 12-16, 2014.
  31. J. Lee, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, M. Tymchenko, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. C. Amann, A. Alù, and M. A. Belkin, “Giant Nonlinear Response from Plasmonic Metasurfaces Coupled to Intersubband Polaritons,” SPIE Optics and Photonics, San Diego, CA, August 17-21, 2014 (invited talk).
  32. J. Lee, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, M. Tymchenko, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. Amann, A. Alù, and M. A. Belkin, “Giant Nonlinear Response from Plasmonic Metasurfaces Coupled to Intersubband Transitions,” CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 8-13, 2014.
  33. J. Lee, S. Jung, P. Y. Chen, F. Lu, F. Demmerle, G. Boehm, M. Amann, A. Alù, and M. A. Belkin, “Ultrafast Voltage-Tunable Plasmonic Metamaterials Based on Intersubband Polaritons,”  CLEO 2014, San Jose, CA, June 8-13, 2014.
  34. J. Lee, P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, A. Alù, and M. A. Belkin, “Metamaterials Based on Intersubband Polaritons,” Metamaterials 2013, Bordeaux, France, September 16-19,  2013 (invited talk).
  35. Y. R. Padooru, P. Y. Chen, A. B. Yakovlev, and A. Alù, “Graphene Metasurface Makes the Thinnest Possible Cloak in the Terahertz Spectrum,” Metamaterials 2013, Bordeaux,  France, September 16-19, 2013.
  36. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Nanoantenna-Enhanced Optical Heterodyning and Photoemission Nanodevices,” 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Lake Buena Vista, FL, July 7-12, 2013 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  37. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “All-Graphene Terahertz and Analog Nanodevices and Nanocircuits,” European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2013), Goteborg, Sweden, April 8-12, 2013 (invited talk).
  38. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Adaptable and Bandwidth-Configurable All-Graphene Terahertz Nanocircuits,”META’ 13, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 18-22, 2013 (invited talk).
  39. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Analytical Modeling of Realistic Conformal Metasurface Cloaks with a Line-Source Excitation,”META’ 13, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, March 18-22, 2013 (invited talk).
  40. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “THz Beamforming ing Graphene Devices,” IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, Austin, TX, January 20-23, 2013.
  41. H. Huang, P. Y. Chen, M. Ferrari, Y. Hu, and D. Akinwande, “Dual Band Electrically Small Non-Uniform Pitch Ellipsoidal Helix Antenna for Cardiac Pacemakers,” IEEE Radio and Wireless Week, Austin, TX, January 20-23, 2013.
  42. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Circuit Modeling of AC Performance of Graphene Nanodevices,” URSI-USNC National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 9-12, 2013.
  43. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Terahertz Nanocircuits Based on Active Graphene Transmission-Lines,”URSI-USNC National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 9-12, 2013.
  44. A. Alù, C. Argyropoulos, P. Y. Chen, F. Monticone, N. M. Estakhri, Y. Zhao “Nanoantenna Arrays to Tailor Absorption, Polarization and Nonlinear Effects,” 4th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (NanoMeta 2013), Seefild, Austria, January 3-6, 2013 (invited talk).
  45. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Analytical Modeling of Conformal Metasurface Mantle Cloaks for Cylindrical Objects,” Metamaterials 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 17-22, 2012
  46. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Electrodynamic Modeling of Nanostructured Graphene Metasurfaces and Their Applications,” USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012 (invited talk).
  47. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Integrated Infrared Nanodevices Based on Graphene Monolayers,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  48. A. Alù, Y. Zhao, P. Y. Chen, B. Memarzadeh, G. V. Naik, A.V. Kildishev, H. Mosallaei, A. Boltasseva, V. Shalaev, and N. Engheta, “Low-Loss Optical Metamaterials and Metasurfaces,” USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  49. Y. R. Padooru, A. B. Yakovlev, P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Mantle Cloaking Using Sub-Wavelength Conformal Metallic Meshes and Patches,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Chicago, IL, USA, July 8-14, 2012.
  50. A. Alù, P. Y. Chen, and X. X. Liu, “Optical Nanontennas for Enhancing Nonlinearities, Sensing, Optical Communications and Energy Harvesting,” 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT): Small Antennas and Unconventional Applications, Tucson, AZ, USA, March 5-7, 2012, (invited keynote talk).
  51. A. Alù, C. Argyropoulos, and P. Y. Chen, “Enhanced Nonlinear Effects in Metamaterials and Plasmonics,” META’ 2012, Paris, France, April 19-22, 2012 (invited talk).
  52. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Ultra-Broadband Mantle Cloak Using Non-Foster Negative-Impedance Metasurfaces,” USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, USA, January 4-7, 2012 (plenary talk; 3rd prize award in the student paper competition).
  53. M. Farhat, P. Y. Chen, S. Guenneau, S. Enoch, and A. Alù, “Frequency-Selective Surface Cloaking for Acoustic Waves,” Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-15, 2011.
  54. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Atomic-Scale Mantle Cloak Using a Graphene Monolayer,” Metamaterials 2011, Barcelona, Spain, October 10-15, 2011 (3rd prize award in the student paper competition).
  55. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Mantle Cloaking Using Metasurfaces,” 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2011), Vancouver, Canada, July 18-22, 2011, (invited talk).
  56. A. Alù, P. Y. Chen, C. Argyropoulos, “Metamaterial Cloaking Using Passive Metamaterials and Metasurfaces,” Applied Inverse Problems Conference, Minisymposium on Cloaking, College Station, TX, USA, May 23-27, 2011 (invited talk).
  57. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Optical Nonlinear Metasurfaces Formed by Plasmonic Nanoantennas,”  2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Spokane, WA, USA, July 3-8, 2011 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  58. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Metamaterials and Metasurfaces Formed by Nanoantennas Loaded by Nonlinear Materials,” Metamaterials 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sep. 16-19, 2010 (finalist in the student paper competition).
  59. P. Y. Chen, M. Farhat, and A. Alù, “Tunable and Bistable Negative Optical Index with Square Loops Loaded with Nonlinear Materials,” Metamaterials 2010, Karlsruhe, Germany, Sep. 16-19, 2010.
  60. P. Y. Chen, and A. Alù, “Patterned Metallic Surfaces to Realize 1-D, 2-D, and 3-D Ultrathin Invisibility Cloaks,” 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, Canada, July 11-17, 2010 (honorable mention in the student paper competition).
  61. P. Y. Chen, N. Engheta, and S. Maci, “Multi-Band Cylindrical Antenna Realized by ɛ-Near-Zero Gap Launchers,” 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 12-16, 2010.
  62. P. Y. Chen, C. H. Chen, H. Wang, J. H. Tsai, and W. X. Ni, “Optimal Design Synthesis of Miniaturized Metamaterials Using Genetic Algorithms,” Metamaterials 2008, Pamplona, Spain, Sep. 23-25 (2008).
  63. P. Y. Chen, C. Chiu, S. C. Wu, and J. H. Tsai, “Simulation Study of Negative Magnetic Response Beyond 200 THz,” International Symposium on Nano Science and Technology, Tainan, Taiwan, Nov. 9-10, 2006.
  64. H. C. Wen, W. P. Wang, P. Y. Chen, J. T. Luo, W. F. Wu, and C. P. Chou, “Surface Performance of Carbon Nanotubes Post-Treated by Fluorocarbon/oxygen Plasma,” International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.
  65. H. C. Wen, W. P. Wang, P. Y. Chen, H. C. Chen, H. C. Cheng, and W. F. Wu, “Improvement in Field Emission From Needle-Shaped Carbon Nanotubes After Ar Plasma Treatment,” International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.
  66. K. W. Cheng, P. Y. Chen, W. P. Wang, H. C. Cheng, C. S. Wu, and C. P. Chou, “Effect of Carbon Nanotubes Treated by Oxygen Plasma Post-Treatment on the Performance of Field Emission,” International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology 2006 (ICNST 2006), Switzerland, Jul. 30-Aug. 4, 2006.