American University in Cairo
Received his Ph. D from McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada in 2008. After graduation he worked as post doctoral fellow in the same group. In October 2009, he joined the photonic group and the institute of optical sciences at the University of Toronto where he works as a research fellow. In September 2011, he joined the Department of Physics, the American university in Cairo (AUC). He authored more than 175 technical papers in highly ranked journals and conferences. He also hold 2 patents, a book, and book chapter in these areas. Dr. Swillam is an editor in few international Journals He is also member of the editorial board of many conferences He is also a senior member of the IEEE Photonic society since 2010. He is the founder and the advisor of the optical society of America and SPIE chapters at the AUC and the vice president of the Egyptian Unit.
Design optimization and fabrication of active and passive nanophotonic and plasmonic devices and systems, silicon photonics, optical interconnects, integrated on- chip optical systems, lab on chip, nano-antenna, metamaterials, and solar cells. The main applications include biomedical systems, energy harvesting, and telecommunications.