May 2007:

Andrea Armani  is given the 2006 SPIE Optomechatronics Best Student Paper Award for her presentation titled “Chemical and biological detectors using ultrahigh-Q microresonators” in the Optomechatronic Micro/Nano Devices and Components Session at Optics East.

February 2006

Andrea Armani is the first recipient of the Clare Boothe Luce postdoctoral fellowship at Caltech.

June 2005

Deniz Armani wins the Wilts Prize. This award is given every year to only “one EE graduate student for outstanding independent research in Electrical Engineering leading to a PhD”.

March 2004

Deniz Armani wins first prize for his presentation titled “Ultra-High-Q Microcavity on-a-Chip” at the Leading Edge Student Symposium, which was held as part of the 36th Annual Symposium of the Southern California Chapter of AVS. Co-authors on the presentation were Sean Spillane, Tobias Kippenberg, Lan Yang, and Andrea Martin Armani.

September 2003

Andrea Martin Armani wins first prize in the Caltech Graduate Science Symposium for her poster titled “Replica-Molded High-Q Polymer Resonators”.  Co-authors on the poster were Deniz Armani and Lan Yang.