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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

Congratulations Bahareh!

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

Congratulations Sohel!

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

Sohel Rana conducting research in the FLAIR lab, Allison Corona photo.

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.