Victor Brar, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison


2018 Moore Inventor Fellow

Victor Brar, Ph.D.

Research Description

Victor Brar’s work is at the forefront of condensed matter research. His invention is a novel optical metasurface that generates infrared light. This holds the promise of a low-cost and efficient method for chemical sensing and for communication.


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Moore Inventor Fellows Science University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Physics Back


Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley

B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Kavli Nanoscience Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Award California Institute of Technology, Nov. 2011 – Nov. 2013

Lars Commins Memorial Award in Experimental Physics University of California, Berkeley, May 2011

Moore Inventor Fellows