Vasily Melnikov

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interests

  • Silicon photonic crystals and integrated optics.
  • Laser-matter interaction and optics of semiconductor and dielectric nanocomposites.


  • Ph.D. degree in Physics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, 2002-2005.
  • M.Sc. degree in Physics, Moscow State University,1996-2002.

Professional Profile

  • ​Technical specialist, Solar and Photovoltaic Research Center, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, since 2014
  • Post doctoral Fellow, Semiconductors and Materials Spectroscopy Lab, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, 2010 - 2014.

Scientific and Professional Membership

  • ​Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and IEEE Photonics Society since 2010
  • Member of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) since 2004


  • ​SPIE Educational Scholarship, 2005

Research Interests Keywords

Electromagnetics and optoelectronics Nanomaterials Spectroscopic and Microscopic imaging system