Dragomir Neshev received the Ph.D. degree in physical sciences from Sofia University, Bulgaria, in 1999. Since then, he has worked in the field of nonlinear optics at several research centres in Bulgaria, The Netherlands, Spain, Germany, USA, France, and Australia. Since 2002, he is with the Australian National University where he currently leads the Experimental Photonics Group at the Nonlinear Physics Centre. He is the recipient of of a number of awards, including the Australian Research Fellowship from the Australian Research Council in 2003, the Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship of the European Commission in 2001, and the Academic award for best young scientist by Sofia University in 1999. His activities span over several branches of optics, including optical solitons, singular optics, harmonic generation, nonlinear periodic structures, plasmonics, and photonic metamaterials. He is a Member of the Australian Optical Society and the Optical Society of America. He has published more than 80 journal papers and 100 conference proceedings.
Biography Updated on 4 October 2009