Maiken Mikkelsen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics, Duke University


2019 Moore Inventor Fellow

Maiken Mikkelsen, Ph.D.

Research Description

Maiken Mikkelsen’s invention is an on-chip photodetector using metasurfaces for high-speed hyperspectral imaging. Applications for this invention range from computer vision to agricultural monitoring of crops.


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Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009

B.S., Physics, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)


Early Career Achievement Award, SPIE (International Society for Optics and Photonics), 2017

Maria Goeppert Mayer Award, American Physical Society, 2017

Young Investigator Program Award, Office of Naval Research, 2017

Cottrell Scholar Award, Research Corporation for Science Advancement, 2016

Young Investigator Program Award, Army Research Office, 2016

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2015

Young Investigator Program Award, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2015

European Physical Society’s Ph.D. Thesis prize, Quantum Electronics and Optics, 2011

Young Investigator Program Award, Office of Naval Research, 2017

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