Optics at the Nanoscale: Merging Nanoparticles with LightNaomi Halas
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Chemistry and Bioengineering,
Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
Dr. Naomi Halas is currently Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Chemistry, and Bioengineering at Rice University. She is the inventor of nanoshells, nanoparticles with optical resonances spanning the visible and infrared regions of the spectrum. She is co-founder of a company developing nanoshell-based cancer therapy. She is author of more than 150 refereed publications, more than twelve patents, and nearly 300 invited talks. She is Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Optical Society of America, the International Society for Engineering, the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.