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Scientific interests: photoexcited nanostructures and devices; the convergence of spectroscopy, microscopy and electrical transport; solar voltaics; near-field ultrafast plasmonics; femto-photocurrents

Associate Professor of Physics, Oregon State University
the Micro-Femto Energetics Lab, principal investigator

Email: graham --AT-- physics.oregonstate.edu

Office: 375 Weniger Hall
Phone: (541)737-4386
Labs: 120, 122 & 139A Weniger Hall
Researcher Office: 143 Weniger Hall

Recent Course Instruction [prior]:


Education & Training

  • Kavli Postdoctoral Fellow (2010 - 2013), Kavli Institute at Cornell University
  • UC Berkeley, Ph.D., Dec. 2010, Ultrafast Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes (35 MB)
  • University of Toronto, Hon.B.Sc. (2001-2005)

Honors & Awards
  • OSA Ambassador, selected from among early career professionals to represent the Optical Society, 2019-20
  • SPIE Rising Researcher Award from SPIE DCS, one of 10 Rising Researchers under 40 for 2017
  • SSP National Starter Award, selected as the 2015 national recipient by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh
  • Kavli Postdoctoral Fellowship, Kavli Instutue at Cornell for Nanoscale Science, 2010-13
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Fellowships (PDF-Postdoctoral, PGS-Doctoral & Masters)

Current elected service roles:


PI Conference Talks [full list of conference presentations by all group members]

2019-onwards:
51. FiO/LS, Ultrafast Processes in Complex Materials (APS-LS program chair), Washington, DC,
50.
ECS Int Meeting (invited), Montreal, ), Nanocarbons Division, 2D Material Photophysics, QC
49. ACS March Meeting (invited), Philadelphia, PA
48. Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors (invited), SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA
47.
Quantum Sensing and Nano Electronics and Photonics, SPIE Photonics West (invited), San Francisco, CA
46. Univeristy of Washington, OSA Travelling Lecturer, Seattle, WA
45. OSA Frontiers in Optics, Condensed Phase and Nanocrystal Spectroscopy, Washington DC
44. OSA Student Leadership Conference, Bethesda, MD
43. ACS National Meeting (invited), San Diego, CA
42. McEuenFest, Ithaca, NY
41. Apple Meeting, Cupertino, CA
40.
Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics V (org. committee, udm.georgetown.edu ), Washington DC

2015-2018:
39. Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting (invited), Boston, MA
38. University of Oregon, Departmental Seminar, Eugene, OR
37. Telluride Science Research Center Workshop: Molecular Videography (invited), Telluride, CO
36. WONTON, 7th Int. Workshop on Nanotube Optics & Nanospectroscopy (WONTON), Hakone, Japan
35. Electrochemical Society Meeting (invited), Seattle, WA
34. SPIE, Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics III (org. committee, invited), Orlando, FL
33. APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA
32. Apple Meeting, Cupertino, CA
31. Ultrafast Dynamics and Metastability Workshop (invited, udm.georgetown.edu ), Washington, DC
30.
20th EDISON, International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, and Nanostructures, Buffalo, NY
29. 72nd Northwest ACS Meeting (invited), Corvallis, OR
28.
Electrochemical Society Meeting (invited), Nanocarbons Division; 2D Material Photophysics, New Orleans, LA
27.
Materials Research Society, MRS Spring Meeting, Phoenix, AZ
26. Portland State University Physics Colloquium, Portland, OR
25. SPIE DCS- Ultrafast Bandgap Photonics II (invited keynote ), Anaheim CA
24.
Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors (invited), SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA
23. OMQ Symposium (invited, Center for Optical Molecular & Quantum Science), Eugene OR
22.20th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Santa Fe NM
21.
229th Electrochemical Society Meeting (ECS, invited), Nanocarbons Division, San Diego, CA
20. 6th Workshop on Nanotube Optics & Nanospectroscopy(WONTON), Kloster Banz Abbey, Germany
19.
Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Before 2015:
18. Reed College, Physics Department Seminar, Portland OR
17. APS New Laser Scientist Conference at FiO, Tucson AZ
16. Willamette University, Physics Department Seminar, Salem OR
15. University of Toronto Seminar, Toronto ON
14. University of Waterloo, Department Chem Physics Seminar, Waterloo, Canada, 2013
13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department Physical Chemistry Seminar, Cambridge, MA, 2013
12. Colorado School of Mines, Physics Departmental Seminar, Golden, CO, 2013
11. UMass Amherst, ECE Departmental Seminar, Amherst, MA, 2013
10. Unviersity of Buffalo, Departmental Physical Chem Seminar, Buffalo, NY, 2012
9. University of Pittsburgh, Departmental Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, 2012
8. Ultrafast Phenomena XVIII, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2012
7. Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2012
6. APS March Meeting, Boston, MA, US, 2012
5. 4th Workshop on Nanotube Optics & Nanospectroscopy(WONTON), Bordeaux, France, 2011
4. Ultrafast Phenomena XVII, Snowmass, CO, 2010
3. Ultrafast Phenomena in Semiconductors XIV (invited, SPIE), San Francisco, CA 2010
2. 3rd Workshop on Nanotube Optics & Spectroscopy(WONTON), Matsushima, Japan, 2009
1. Ultrafast Phenomena XVI, Stresa, Italy, 2008


Prior Course Instruction:

- Statistical Thermophysics, PH641, graduate level statistical mechanics course (2014 -16)
- Periodic Systems, PH427, a Paradigms in Physics Course in QM and Solid State Physics Introduction (2014-16)
- Oscillations, PH421, a Paradigms in Physics Course (2014 -16)
- Freshman Physics Orientation, PH199


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