August 6, 2019
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai receives HERC Incubation Fund
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai has received a $75,000 award to purchase a femtosecond laser system. Read more here
July 29, 2019
Great Job Ashley Rivera at the LSAMP presentation!!!
May 15th 2019
Congratulations to Prof Dave Estrada- New AD for CAES!!
May 12th 2019
Congratulations Prof Subbaraman for winning NASA EPSCOR
April 26th, 2019
Bahareh Badamchi Passes Her PhD Comprehensive Exam
April 16th, 2019
Paper accepted for oral presentation at Optical Sensors and Sensing Conference
A paper submitted by Sohel Rana titled ” Role of Metal Coating Parameters on the Reflective Long Period Grating Spectrum,” has been accepted for oral presentation. Congrats Sohel!
April 15th, 2019
Sohel Rana Passes His PhD Comprehensive Exam
April 15th, 2019
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai Joins ECE Faculty
The FLAIR Lab congratulates Dr. Nirmala Kandadai on accepting an offer to join the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty as a tenure track Assistant Professor. Dr. Kandadai brings a great deal of expertise in materials science and fiber optic sensors for harsh radiation and other extreme environments to the College of Engineering at Boise State University!
February 21st, 2019
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai accepted into 2019 CAES Summer Visiting Faculty Program
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai has been accepted into the 2019 CAES Summer Visinting Faculty Program. The summer program has been designed to bring university faculty and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) researchers together to interact, build new relationships/networks, and develop joint funded research programs. Congratulations Dr. Kandadai!
January 15th, 2019
Dr. Marcus Pearlman joins FLAIR Lab
Dr. Marcus Pearlman joined the FLAIR lab to lead IR Thermography experiments. Welcome!
January 15th, 2019
Undergraduates James Lamb and Attila Rektor join FLAIR Lab
Materials Science undergraduates, James Lamb and Attila Rektor joined the FLAIR lab to work on IR Thermography experiments. Welcome!
September 20th, 2018
FLAIR Researchers Granted DOE Grant to Pursue Radiation Hardened Optical Fiber Research
Dr. Nirmala Kandadai (PI), Dr. Harish Subbaraman (co-PI), and a Materials Science faculty Dr. Lan Li (co-PI) are awarded a DOE grant through the In-Pile Instrumentation program to research optical fiber materials and dopants for extreme environments
September 6th, 2018
FLAIR Researchers Granted DOE Grant to Pursue IR Thermography for Imaging Cracks in Extreme Environments
Dr. Harish Subbaraman (PI) and Dr. Nirmala Kandadai (co-PI) are awarded a DOE grant through the In-Pile Instrumentation program to research IR Thermography to image real-time crack formation in nuclear fuels
May 21st, 2018
Sohel Rana Awarded INL Fellowship
Graduate student, Sohel Rana, was recently awarded the INL Fellowship to continue research of fiber-optic sensors design and fabrication. Congratulations!
Aug 24th, 2017
Two PhD Students Join FLAIR Lab
Graduate students Sohel Rana and Bahareh Badamchi join the FLAIR Lab. Welcome!
June 14th, 2017
Dr. Harish Subbaraman Awarded DOE NEUP Project
Dr. Harish Subbaraman and another ECE faculty Dr. Maria Mitkova were awarded a DOE NEUP project titled “Integrated silicon/chalcogenide glass hybrid plasmonic sensor for monitoring of temperature in nuclear facilities”. This 3-year $712,000 award will enable the researchers to develop temperature sensors capable of providing real-time temperature information inside nuclear reactors.