Viktoriia  Babicheva


Physical Address

Room 236C
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
Building # 46 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

MSC01 1100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Personal Website
Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, 2013

M.S., Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2009

B.S., Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2007


Dr. Babicheva joined UNM after her postdoctoral experience in the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Prior to that, Dr. Babicheva worked in the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University and Center for Nano-Optics at Georgia State University. Dr. Babicheva’s research focus is nanophotonics, nano-optics, and photonic materials, and the work specialization is on localized and delocalized nanoparticle resonances in periodic arrays, hyperbolic metamaterials, and near-field imaging of layered materials. Dr. Babicheva is the author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, 30 conference publications, and one book chapter. Her publications have more than 1100 citations in total according to Google Scholar. Dr. Babicheva is a Principal Editor for MRS Advances since 2015.

Teaching Interests

  • Nanophotonics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Electromagnetics

Research Interests

  • Plasmonics, metamaterials, and metasurface
  • Optical waveguides and modulators
  • Near-field optical imaging

Center/Laboratory/Program Affiliations

  • Optical Science and Engineering