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Vinod Menon Named Director of CUNY CAT

October 8, 2014 | news

Dr. Vinod Menon, Professor of Physics at City College, has assumed the directorship of the CUNY Center for Advanced Technology (CAT). Dr. Menon joined CUNY as part of the Photonic Initiative in 2004 at Queens College. He moved to his current position at City College earlier this year.

Menon236x222Prior to joining CUNY, he was at Princeton University where he was the Lucent Bell Labs Post-Doctoral Fellow in Photonics since 2001. Dr. Menon received his MSc in Physics from the University of Hyderabad, India in 1995 and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Massachusetts in 2001. His research interests include quantum photonics, metamaterials for controlling light-matter interaction, and engineered nonlinear optical materials. Recent work from his group has appeared in journals such as Science, Nature Photonics, and Physical Review Letters.