Dragomir Neshev is a Professor in Physics at the Australian National University (ANU) and the Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems (TMOS). He received the PhD degree from Sofia University, Bulgaria in 1999. Since then he has worked in the field of optics at several research centres around the world and joined ANU in 2002.
He is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship (ARC, 2010); an Australian Research Fellowship (ARC, 2004); a Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship (European Commission, 2001); and the Academic award for the best young scientist (Sofia University, 1999).
His activities span over several branches of optics, including periodic photonic structures, singular optics, plasmonics, and optical metasurfaces.