Shima Fardad

Shima Fardad
  • Assistant Professor, EECS

Contact Info

Nichols Hall Room 239
2335 Irving Hill Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045
Eaton Hall 3022


Ph.D. in Optics and Photonics, CREOL, College of Optics and Photonics, 2014, University of Central Florida
M.S. in Optics and Photonics, CREOL, University of Central Florida, 2010
B.S. in Physics, Sharif University of Technology, 2005, Tehran, Iran


  • Light-matter interactions in soft-matter systsems
  • Nanophotonics, Plasmonics and Metamaterials Imaging
  • Microscopy and Spectroscopy Techniques

Selected Publications

1.     Asymmetric Counter-Propagating Optical Traps, __ Scientific Report __ (forthcoming) (with Laurynas Lialys, Justinas Lialys & Shima Fardad) (Refereed)

2.     Parametrically resonant surface plasmon polaritons, 46 Optics Letters 2581 (2021) (with Shima Fardad, Justinas Lialys, Laurynas Lialys & Alessandro Salandrino) (Refereed)

3.     Optical tunnels: long-range optical trapping and manipulation in aqueous media, 4(10) OSA Continuum 2535 (Sept. 2021) (with Laurynas Lialys, Justinas Lialys & Shima Fardad) (Refereed)

4.     Parametric Resonances in Nonlinear Plasmonics, 17(12) Chinese Optics Letters 122402 (Dec. 5, 2019) (with Eric L Schweisberger & Alessandro Salandrino) (Refereed, Invited)

5.     Plasmonic Parametric Absorbers, 43(24) Optics Letters 6013-6016 (Dec. 7, 2018) (with Alessandro Salandrino)

6.     Accumulation-layer surface plasmons in transparent conductive oxides, 42(10) Optics Letters 2038-2041 (2017) (with E. A. Ramos & A. Salandrino) (Refereed)