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Vitae of Olga V. Shapoval

IRE NASU, vul. Proskury 12, Kharkiv 61085, Ukraine
Tel: +380-57-720-3782 (office)
E-mail: olga.v.shapoval[at]gmail.com
PERSONAL:
Date & Place of Birth: 1987, Nikopol, Ukraine

EDUCATION and EMPLOYMENT:
2017+ Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
2015-2017 Scientist, Laboratory of Micro and Nano Optics, IRE NASU
2014 Ph.D. degree in Radio Physics, Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics NASU
2012-2015 Junior scientist and part-time Ph.D. student, LMNO, IRE NASU
2009-2012 Ph.D. student in Radio Physics, LMNO, IRE NASU
2007 Student, English language course at "International House," Kharkiv
2004-2009 Student in Applied Mathematics, Kharkiv National University, Ukraine. M.S. degree

TOPICS of THESES:
Ph.D.: "Resonance scattering of electromagnetic waves by finite gratings of thin metal and graphene strips." [summary-pdf] Supervisor: Prof. A.I. Nosich
M.S.: "Numerical simulation of spectral characteristics of certain two-dimensional open resonators." Supervisor: Prof. V.A. Shcherbina

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Singular Integral Equations, Imperfect Strip Scattering, Plasmon Resonances, Optical Antennas, Eigenvalue Problems, Lasing

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Canon Foundation in Europe for research in Chuo University, Tokyo (Prof. K. Kobayashi)
Team leader, Young Scientist Grant of the President of Ukraine, "Electromagnetic analysis of modal spectrum and emission thresholds of plasmon nanolasers"
2015 NATO Travel Grant for attending TERA-MIR-2015 Workshop in Cesme
URSI Young Scientist Travel Grant for attending AT-RASC-2015 in Gran Canaria
Travel Grant of OWTNM-2015 for attending OWTNM-2015 in London
2014 EuMA Young Scientist Travel Grant for attending EuMC-2014 in Rome
TICRA Foundation Young Scientist Grant for excellence in research and for attending EuCAP-2014 in The Hague
2013 USARFEC-A Travel Grant for attending CAOL-2013 in Sudak
URSI Young Scientist Travel Grant for attending EMTS-2013 in Hiroshima
Travel Grant of the ESF Network "Plasmon-Bionanosense" for visiting IPE ASCR
2012 IVF Ph.D. Scholarship, for the work on the project "Optical nanoantennas made of thin noble-metal strips: integral equation modelling and surface plasmon resonances," in collaboration with IPE ASCR, Czech Republic (Prof. J. Ctyroky)
2012 Researcher Mobility Grant of ESF for collaboration with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Prof. J. Mosig)
EurAAP Travel Grant for attending EuCAP-2012 in Prague
2011 ONRG Travel Grant for attending TACONA-2011 in Bad Honnef
COST Travel Grant for attending Summer School "New Frontiers in Optical Technologies" at the Tampere University of Technology
COST Young Scientist Travel Grant for attending ICTON-2011 in Stockholm
2010 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Graduate Research Scholarship, for the work on the project "The scattering of electromagnetic waves by single and multiple material and impedance strips"
URSI Young Scientist Travel Grant for attending AP-RASC-2010 in Toyama
Honorable Mention of MSMW-10 int'l symposium Young Scientist Paper Contest with citation "The Next to the Best"
2009-2012 Scholarship from NASU
2004-2009 Scholarships from the Kharkiv National University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
2013 Elected Chair, IEEE PHS IRE-Kharkiv Student Branch Chapter
2011-2012 Team member, MAEE-SASII joint project "Dnipro" with ENS de Cachan, France
Elected Secretary, IEEE EDS IRE-Kharkiv Student Branch Chapter
2010-2014 Team member, Project #1.1.3.45 of the State Target Program "Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials"
2010 Team member, ASCR-NASU exchange research project with IPE ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic
2010+IEEE student member, Member (since 2015)
2009 Team member, MENESR research and training network project with Universite de Rennes 1, France
Team member, TUBITAK-NASU exchange research project with Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

INVITED SEMINARS AND LECTURES:
Istitute of Photonics and Electronics v.v.i., Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic (2010, 2012)
Laboratory of Quantum and Molecular Photonics, Ecole Normale Superieur de Cachan, Cachan, France (2011)
Laboratory of Antennas, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan (2012)
Department of Electrical Engineering, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan (2012)
Laboratory of Electromagnetics and Acoustics, Ecole Politechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland (2012)
Department of Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan (2016)

JOURNAL PAPERS (personal H-index = 9 by Scopus):
1. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Scattering and absorption of waves by flat material strips analyzed using generalized boundary conditions and Nystrom-type algorithm," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 59, no 9, pp. 3339-3346, 2011. [pdf]
2. M.V. Balaban, E.I. Smotrova, O.V. Shapoval, V.S. Bulygin, A.I. Nosich, "Nystrom-type techniques for solving electromagnetics integral equations with smooth and singular kernels," Int. J. Numerical Modeling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields, vol. 25, no 5, pp. 490-511, 2012. Special Issue on Nontraditional Differential and Integral Equation Discretization Schemes [pdf]
3. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Grating and plasmon resonances in the scattering of light by finite silver nanostrip gratings," Int. J. Semiconductor Physics, Quantum Electronics, and Optoelectronics, Kiev, ISP NASU Press, vol. 15, no 3, pp. 200-203, 2012. [pdf]
4. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "Finite gratings of many thin silver nanostrips: optical resonances and role of periodicity," AIP Advances, vol. 3, no 4, pp. 042120/13, 2013. [pdf]
5. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Modeling of plasmon resonances of multiple flat noble-metal nanostrips with a median-line integral equation technique," IEEE Trans. Nanotechnology, vol. 12, no 3, pp. 442-449, 2013. [pdf]
6. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, J. Ctyroky, "Resonance effects in the optical antennas shaped as finite comb-like gratings of noble-metal nanostrips," Proc. SPIE, vol. 8781, pp. 87810U/8, 2013. Special Issue on Integrated Optics: Physics and Simulation [pdf]
7. O.V. Shapoval, J. S. Gomez-Diaz, J. Perruisseau-Carrier, J. Mosig, A.I. Nosich, "Integral equation analysis of plane wave scattering by coplanar graphene-strip gratings in the THz range," IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 3, no 5, pp. 666-673, 2013. [pdf]
8. M.V. Balaban, O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "THz wave scattering by a graphene strip and a disk in the free space: integral equation analysis and surface plasmon resonances," IOP J. of Optics, vol. 15, no 11, art. no. 114007/9, 2013. Special Issue on Graphene Nanophotonics [pdf]
9. I.O. Sukharevsky, O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, A. Altintas, "Validity and limitations of the median-line integral equation technique in the scattering by material strips of sub-wavelength thickness," IEEE Trans. Antennas and Propagation, vol. 62, no 7, pp. 3623-3631, 2014. [pdf]
10. O.V. Shapoval, "Comparison of refractive-index sensitivities of optical-mode resonances on a finite comb-like grating of silver nanostrips," IEEE J. of Quantum Electronics, vol. 51, no 4, art. no. 7200108/8, 2015. [pdf]
11. O.V. Shapoval, "Scattering of light waves by finite metal nanostrip gratings: Nystrom-type method and resonance effects," Radioelectronics and Communications Systems, vol. 58, no 5, pp. 201-211, 2015.
12. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "Bulk refractive-index sensitivities of the THz-range plasmon resonances on a micro-size graphene strip," IOP J. of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 49, no 5, pp. 055105/8, 2016. [pdf]
13. O.V. Shapoval, K. Kobayashi, A.I. Nosich, "Electromagnetic engineering of a single-mode nanolaser on a metal plasmonic strip placed into a circular quantum wire," IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, vol. 23, no 6, art. no 1501609, 2017. Special Issue on Semiconductor Lasers [pdf]

CONFERENCE PAPERS:
1. O.V. Shapoval, V.O. Shcherbina, "Resonators of microwave oscillators," Proc. French-Ukrainian School on High-Energy Physics, Mukachevo, 2008, pp. 195-196.
2. O.V. Shapoval, V.O. Shcherbina, "Diffraction characteristics of open 2-D resonators," Proc. Ukrainian Student Conf. Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Lviv, 2009.
3. V.O. Shcherbina, O.V. Shapoval, "Spectral and diffraction characteristics of open planar resonators," Abstracts Int. Workshop Modern Challenges in Microwave Superconductivity, Photonics and Electronics, Kharkiv, 2009.
4. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Backscattering from thin magneto-dielectric strips at the grazing incidence of the H-polarized plane wave," Proc. Int. Symp. Physics and Engineering of Microwaves, MM and Sub-MM Waves (MSMW-10), Kharkiv, 2010, A-4. [pdf] This paper was awarded the Next-to-the-Best honorable mention
5. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "H-wave scattering by a magneto-dielectric strip analyzed with the Nystrom-type numerical algorithm," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON-10), Munich, 2010, Tu.P.14. [pdf]
6. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Numerical algorithm for the scattering by imperfect strips using the Nystrom-type discretization," Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMET*10), Kiev, 2010, IET-3. [pdf]
7. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Plasmon resonances in the H-wave scattering by a nanosize thin flat silver strip," Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and Fiber-Optic Networks Modeling (LFNM-10), Sebastopol, 2010, pp. 37-39. [pdf]
8. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "H-wave scattering by a flat impedance strip analyzed with the Nystrom-type numerical method," Proc. Asia-Pacific Radio Science Conference (AP-RASC-2010), Toyama, 2010, B5b-7. This paper was awarded the URSI Young Scientist Award
9. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Coplanar gratings of multiple thin noble-metal nano-strips as surface plasmon resonance structures," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON-11), Stockholm, 2011, We.B2.4. [pdf]
10. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Surface plasmon resonances and gap size effects in multistrip nanoantennas," Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and Fiber-Optic Networks Modeling (LFNM-11), Kharkiv, 2011, 079. [pdf]
11. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Essentials of the median-line integral equation technique for the simulation of scattering by flat metal nano-strips," Proc. Int. Conf. Theoretical and Computational Nanophotonics (TACONA-2011), Bad Honnef, 2011, pp. 174-176. [pdf]
12. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Fabry-Perot-like resonances in the E-polarized electromagnetic plane wave scattering and absorption by a thin dielectric strip," Proc. European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP-2012), Prague, 2012, A07-2.3. [pdf]
13. D.M. Natarov, O.V. Shapoval, M. Marciniak, A.I. Nosich, "Rayleigh anomalies in the E-polarized scattering by finite flat gratings of silver nanostrips or nanowires," Proc. Int. Conf. Mathematical Methods in Electromagnetic Theory (MMETí12), Kharkiv, 2012 pp. 44-47. [pdf]
14. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "H-wave scattering by a finite periodic silver nanostrip grating: from surface plasmons to periodicity-induced grating resonances," Proc. Int. Conf. Near-Field Optics (NFO-12), San Sebastian, 2012, p. 195.
15. O.V. Shapoval, R. Sauleau, A.I. Nosich, "Grating and plasmon resonances in the light scattering by finite silver nanostrip gratings," Proc. Int. Symp. Antennas and Propagation (ISAP-2012), Nagoya, 2012, pp. 656-659. [pdf]
16. O.V. Shapoval, J. Ctyroky, A.I. Nosich, "Mathematical simulation of optical nanoantenna based on a comb-like finite nanostrip grating," Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO-2013), Kiev, 2013, pp. 61-65.
17. O.V. Shapoval, J. S. Gomez-Diaz, J. Perruisseau-Carrier, J. Mosig, A.I. Nosich, "Integral equation modeling of the THz wave scattering by graphene-strip gratings," Proc. URSI Comm. B Symposium on EM Theory (EMTS-2013), Hiroshima, 2013, pp. 41-44. This paper was awarded the URSI Young Scientist Award
18. A.I. Nosich, V.O. Byelobrov, O.V. Shapoval, D.M. Natarov, T.L. Zinenko, M. Marciniak, "Grating resonances as an alternative to plasmon resonances in nanophotonics applications," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON-2013), Cartagena, 2013, We.C5.2. Invited paper
19. A.I. Nosich, V.O. Byelobrov, O.V. Shapoval, D.M. Natarov, T.L. Zinenko, M. Marciniak, J. Ctyroky, "Grating resonances on periodic arrays of sub-wavelength wires and strips: historical narrative and possible applications," Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL-2013), Sudak, 2013, pp. 10-13. Invited paper [pdf]
20. O.V. Shapoval, J. Ctyroky, "Finite comb-like silver nanostrip grating in the optical range: interplay of resonances," Proc. Int. Conf. Advanced Optoelectronics and Lasers (CAOL-2013), Sudak, 2013, pp. 214-216.
21. O.V. Shapoval, I.O. Sukharevsky, A. Altintas, A.I. Nosich, "Wave scattering by one and many thin material strips: singular integral equations, meshless Nystrom discretization, and periodicity caused resonances," Proc. European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP-2014), The Hague, 2014, pp. 1944-1946.
22. O.V. Shapoval, I.O. Sukharevsky, A. Altintas, "Validity of generalized boundary conditions and singular integral equation method in the scattering of light by thin dielectric strips," Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO-2014), Kiev, 2014, pp. 93-96. Invited paper
23. A.I. Nosich, O.V. Shapoval, I.O. Sukharevsky, A. Altintas, "Test of accuracy of the generalized boundary conditions in the scattering by thin dielectric strips," Proc. Int. Conf. on Numerical Electromagnetic Modeling and Optimization (NEMO-2014), Pavia, 2014, no 163.
24. O.V. Shapoval, "Refractive-index sensitivities of optical resonances of a finite comb-like silver nanostrip grating," Proc. European Microwave Conf. (EuMC-2014), Rome, 2014, pp. 672-675.
25. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "Analysis of modal spectrum and associated thresholds of a silver-strip plasmonic nanolaser as a novel light emitter," Abstracts Int. Workshop Optical Wave and Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modeling, London, 2015, p. 110.
26. A.I. Nosich, V.O. Byelobrov, T.L. Zinenko, D.M. Natarov, O.V. Shapoval, "Optical grating or lattice resonances on silver strip and wire gratings," Abstracts Int. Workshop Optical Wave and Waveguide Theory and Numerical Modeling, London, 2015, p. 22.
27. O.V. Shapoval, "Basic equations of LEP for a silver strip nanolaser," Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO-2015), Kiev, 2015, pp. 222-224.
28. O.V. Shapoval, "Electromagnetic modeling of a silver nanostrip laser placed into an active cylinder," Proc. Atlantic Radio Science Conference (AT-RASC-2015), Gran Canaria, 2015. This paper was awarded the URSI Young Scientist Award
29. O.V. Shapoval, "Near fields of the lasing modes of a plasmon-assisted nanostrip with an active shell," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON-2015), Budapest, 2015, We.A6.5.
30. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "Micro-size graphene strip as a surface plasmon resonance based bulk refractive index sensor," Proc. Int. Conf. Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON-2015), Budapest, 2015, We.P.21.
31. O.V. Shapoval, "Modes and associated thresholds of a silver-strip plasmonic nanolasers," Proc. Young Scientist Forum on Applied Physics (YSF-2015), Dnipropetrovsk, 2015, EM-5.
32. O.V. Shapoval, "Micro-size graphene strip as a plasmon-resonance sensor of the bulk refractive index," Proc. NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Detection of Explosives and CBRN Using Terahertz, Cesme, 2015.
33. A.I. Nosich, O.V. Shapoval, V.O. Byelobrov, D.M. Natarov, "New frontiers for Maxwell equations: electromagnetic modeling of lasers as open resonators with active regions," Proc. National Electromagnetic Theory Meeting Japan (EMT-2015), Miyazaki, 2015, pp. 49-56. Invited paper
34. O.V. Shapoval, "Electromagnetic engineering of a plasmon-strip loaded quantum wire," Proc. Int. Conf. Electronics and Nanotechnology (ELNANO-2016), Kiev, 2016, pp. 154-156.
35. O.V. Shapoval, A.I. Nosich, "Nystrom-type method essentials in the scattering by comb-like graphene strip grating in the THz range," Proc. European Conf. on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP-2016), Davos, 2016, PS3.19.
36. A.I. Nosich, M.V. Balaban, V.O. Byelobrov, D.M. Natarov, O.V. Shapoval, "Essentials and merits of the method of analytical regularization in computational optics and photonics," Proc. Int. Conf. Laser and Fiber-Optics Numerical Modeling (LFNM-2016), Odessa, 2016, pp. 77-81. Invited paper
37. O.V. Shapoval, D.M. Natarov, K. Kobayashi, "Wave scattering and emission by a plasmonic strip placed into a circular quantum wire," Proc. Young Scientist Forum on Applied Physics and Engineering (YSF-2016), Kharkiv, 2016. [pdf]


EXTERNAL REFERENCES:
Prof. J. Ctyroky, Institute of Photonics and Electronics ASCR, Prague 18251, Czech Rep. FAX: +420-28-4680222, Email: ctyroky@ufe.cz  
Prof. K. Kobayashi, Chuo University, Tokyo, 112-8551, Japan. FAX: +81-3-3817-1847, Email: kazuya@tamacc.chuo-u.ac.jp  
Prof. R. Sauleau, IETR, University of Rennes 1, Rennes Cedex 35042, France. FAX: +33-22323-6969, Email: ronan.sauleau@univ-rennes1.fr
Prof. J. Mosig, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. FAX: +41-21-693-2673, Email: juan.mosig@epfl.ch up
 

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