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**Fan Wang**(wangfan ατ mit.edu) is a graduate student in mechanical engineering at MIT, who received a Bsc in physics from Nanjing University and an MPhil from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, working on numerical modeling of nanofluidic flows in nanostructured geometries as well as THz molecular gas lasers. - ←
**Raphael Pestourie**(pestourie ατ seas døt harvard.edu) is a graduate student in applied mathematics at Harvard's John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Raphael's research is about optimization methods applied to design in nanophotonics. Co-advised by Professor Federico Capasso at Harvard. Office: 8-309. - →
**Wonseok Shin**(wsshin ατ mit.edu) is a postdoc and applied-math instructor, who received is PhD in 2013 from Stanford with Shanhui Fan. His work is focused on efficient techniques for solving large-scale 3D Maxwell's equations in the frequency domain, including nonlinear steady-state problems. Office: 8-311 (also 2-232c), x3-5482. - ←
**Mohammed Benzaouia**(medbenzaouia ατ gmail.com) is a graduate student in electrical engineering at MIT. He is currently working on adapting results from electromagnetic scattering theory to problems in ocean engineering, as well as problems in surface-emitting lasers. Office: 8-309. - →
**Wenjie Yao**(jayyao ατ mit.edu) is a graduate student in electrical engineering at MIT. He is currently working on problems involving light emission bounds. Office: 8-311, x3-5482. - ←
**Zin Lin**(zinlin.zinlin ατ gmail.com) is a postdoctoral research associate who received his PhD in 2017 from Harvard SEAS with Marko Loncar, co-advised by Prof. Alejandro Rodriguez at Princeton. He is working on topology optimization methods for large-scale photonics devices. Office: 8-313.

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**Adi Pick**(pick.adi ατ gmail.com). Ph.D. Physics (Aug 2017), Harvard University. Spontaneous Emission in Nanophotonics. Currently a postdoc at Technion with Prof. Nimrod Moiseyev. - ←
**Yoon Kyung "Eunnie" Lee**(eunnie12 ατ alum.mit.edu). Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (June 2017), co-advised by Prof. Nicholas X. Fang. Optimal wavefronts and subwavelength structures: Computer-agided design for optics and acoustics. Currently a JD Candidate at Harvard Law School. - →
**David Liu**(xdavidliu ατ gmail.com), PhD Physics (Sep 2015): Nonlinear Design in Nanophotonics. - →
**Xiangdong Liang**(xdliang ατ gmail.com), PhD Mathematics (Feb 2013): Modeling of Fluids and Waves with Analytics and Numerics. Currently at Aramco Services Co.. - ←Hila Hashemi (hila ατ math.mit.edu), PhD Mathematics (Jan 2012): Geometric Manipulation of Light: From Nonlinear Optics to Invisibility Cloaks. Currently a data scientist at FICO.
- →Alexander McCauley (mccauley ατ mit døt edu), PhD Physics (August 2011): Novel applications of Maxwell's equations to quantum and thermal phenomena. Currently at WiTricity.
- ←Ka Yan Karen Lee (kylkaren ατ mit.edu), PhD Electrical Engineering (May 2011): Understanding new regimes for light-matter interactions. Currently lecturer at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
- →M. T. Homer Reid (homer ατ simpetus.com) PhD Physics (Dec 2010), co-advised by Prof. Jacob White: Fluctuating surface currents: a new algorithm for efficient prediction of Casimir interactions among arbitrary materials in arbitrary geometries". Currently a computational scientist at Simpetus, Inc.
- André Kurs (andrekurs ατ gmail.com) PhD Physics (Dec 2010), co-advised by Prof. Marin Soljacic: Novel resonance-assisted electromagnetic transport phenomena. Currently a software engineer at Waymo.
- ←Alejandro W. Rodriguez, PhD Physics 2010: Fluctuation-Induced Interactions and Nonlinear Nanophotonics. Currently: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University.
- →Ardavan Oskooi, ScD Materials Science and Engineering 2010: Computation & Design for Nanophotonics. Founder & CEO, Simpetus.
- ←Lei Zhang PhD Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2010 (co-advised with Prof. Jacob White): A Boundary Element Method with Surface Conductive Absorbers for 3-D Analysis of Nanophotonics. Currently at UBS Investment Bank.

- →Owen Miller (owen.miller ατ yale.edu), postdoctoral researcher 2012–2016, is currently an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at Yale.
- Liang Jie Wong, postdoctoral researcher 2013–2014, currently Research Scientist at the Singapore Institute for Manufacturing and Technology (SIMTech).
- Jean-Christophe Nave, postdoctoral researcher 2009–2010, currently Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University.
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**Zhuanfang Bi**(bizhuanfang ατ gmail.com) was a visiting PhD student in 2010–2011 from Shandong University working on the design and fabrication of nonlinear-optical devices (resulting in this paper), who received her PhD from Shandong in 2012.

**Beatrice Nash**worked on nonlinear eigensolver methods in fall 2017.**Patrick Ledwidth**was an undergraduate UROP student working on monotonicity theorems for dispersion relations and spectral inequalities in Maxwell equations in 2016.**Felipe Hernández**worked on numerical methods for Jordan chains (published here) in 2015–2016.**Sandeep Silwal**was an undergraduate UROP student working on numerical methods for special functions in fall 2015.**Aryan Khojandi**was an undergraduate math major working on fluid instabilities in extensional multilayered capillary flows in summer 2013 – spring 2014.**Amyas Chew**was an undergraduate physics major working on optical "billiard-ball" chaos, in collaboration with Prof. Yidong Chong at NTU in summer 2014.**Erin Tomlinson**worked on nonequilibrium Casimir forces (published here) in summer/fall 2014.**Songtai Li**, MIT physics, worked on phase-insensitive cylindrical "cloaking" in spring 2014.**Alejandro Garcia**(acgarcia ατ mit.edu) worked on a UROP project involving integral-equation solvers and low-loss THz mirrors in fall 2012.**Amy Guyomard**(amyguyomard ατ mit.edu) MIT mathematics, worked involving fluid instabilities in capillaries with strong thermal gradients in fall 2012.**Rodrigo MuĂ±oz**(rodmk ατ mit.edu), MIT computer science, worked on a UROP project involving the Pochoir compiler project for cache-oblivious stencil algorithms.**Noam Buckman**worked on "wagon-wheel" optical resonantors in summer/fall 2013.**Thanard Kurutach**(kurutach ατ mit.edu), MIT mathematics and EECS, working on a UROP project involving nonlinear eigenproblems arising in integral-equation formulations of electromagnetic scattering problems.**Rolando La Placa**(laplaca ατ college.harvard.edu), an undergraduate physics major at Harvard, worked on light extraction for spontaneous emission.**Jorge Perez**, MIT physics, worked on the computational modelling of Casimir forces in nanostructured geometries.**David Ramirez**(d_ram ατ mit døt edu), MIT physics, worked on a UROP project involving intra-cavity nonlinear frequency conversion, co-advised by Prof. Marin Soljacic, resulting in this paper. Currently a graduate student in physics at Stanford.**Thomas Alcorn**, MIT physics, worked on Casimir forces in glide-symmetric geometries and four-wave mixing in cavities (published here) in fall 2011 and summer 2012.**Katherine Rudolph**, MIT Math, worked on nonequilibrium corrections to Casimir levitation in summer 2011.- →
**Jaime Varela**, MIT physics, worked on a UROP project involving multi-body Casimir interactions in fluids, resulting in this paper. Currently a graduate student in physics at Berkeley. - ←
**Amy Zhang**, MIT EECS, worked on a UROP project involving perfectly matched layer (PML) absorbing boundaries. **Issac Buenrostro**, worked on adaptive mesh-refinement for integral-equation Casimir-force computations. Currently at Stanford.**Arthur Parzygnat**, an undergraduate at Queen's college (class of 2010) who spent the summer of 2009 working on a project involving rigorous conditions for localization in band gaps, resulting in this paper.- →
**Thanasin Nampaisarn**is an undergraduate physics/math student at MIT from Thailand who worked on a summer project involving simultaneous localization of light and sound by simultaneous three-dimensional phononic and photonic band gaps. **Nathan Lachenmyer**is an undergraduate in the physics department who worked on a summer UROP project involving quantum Casimir torques.- →Bryn Waldwick (waldwick ατ mit døt edu) worked on a UROP project involving bending losses in hollow-core Bragg fibers. He is also on the MIT golf team, and enjoys playing basketball as well as the saxophone and guitar.
- ←Ruitian Lang (percyl ατ mit døt edu) worked on a UROP project involving adiabatic theorems in discrete (or discretized) systems in fall 2007.
- ← Xuancheng Shao (zero ατ mit.edu) worked on UROP projects in 2006 and 2007 involving minimal-arithmetic algorithms for discrete cosine and sine transforms (published here and here).
**Alejandro Rodriguez**worked on effects of disorder on photonic-bandgap confinement (published here) and nonlinear thermal radiation (fall 2004 to spring 2006).

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