Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Optics and Photonics Faculty


Pallab Bhattacharya
Division: ECE
Address: 2306 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-6678
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D.U-Sheffield
Title: Charles M. Vest Distinguished University Professor; James R. Mellor Professor of Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Research Interests: Molecular beam epitaxy, low-dimensional quantum confined systems, quantum dot lasers and detectors, optoelectronic integrated circuits, spintronic devices.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; High Frequency Devices and Circuits; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices.
 
 
Parag Deotare
Division: ECE
Address: 6104 ERB II
Phone: 734-763-4878 (Staff Support)
Address: 734-647-3119
Email:
Degree: PhD Harvard University
Title: Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Research includes light-matter interaction in nanoscale systems and the development of low energy photonic and excitonic devices for applications in data communication and life sciences.
Research Areas: MEMS and Microsystems; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
 
Jeffrey A. Fessler
Division: ECE
Address: 4431 EECS
Phone: (734) 763-1434
Fax: (734) 763-8041
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Degree: Ph. D. Stanford
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Biomedical Engineering; Radiology
Research Interests: Statistical signal and image processing; Tomographic imaging; Parameter estimation; Inverse problems in optical imaging including digital holography, polarimetry, and THz imaging
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Signal & Image Processing and Machine Learning.
Areas of Specialty: Computational Imaging and Inverse Problems; Compressive Sampling and Sensing; Data Science.
 
 
Stephen R. Forrest
Division: ECE
Address: 2238 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1147
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Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor; Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Physics; Materials Science & Engineering; Applied Physics
Research Interests: Organic Electronics, Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonic Materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Displays and Detectors; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Almantas Galvanauskas
Division: ECE
Address: 6102 ERB I
Phone: (734) 615-7166
Fax: (734) 647-2718
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Degree: Ph.D. Royal Institute of Tech. Sweden
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Fiber optics, fiber lasers and amplifiers, ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, nonlinear optics, electrically poled ferroelectric materials, semiconductor lasers, integrated optics
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers.
 
 
L. Jay Guo
Division: ECE
Address: 2304 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-7718
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Macromolecular Science & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests: Polymer-based photonic devices and sensor applications, organic and hybrid photovoltaics, plasmonic nanophotonics/metamaterials, nanomanufacturing technologies and applications.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Biophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
 
Mohammed N. Islam
Division: ECE
Address: 2401 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-9700
Fax: (734) 647-2718
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. MIT
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering (courtesy)
Research Interests: His current research interests include mid-infrared laser sources and their applications in fiber-to-the-home, advanced semiconductor process control, combustion monitoring, infrared counter-measures, chemical sensing and bio-medical selective laser ablation. Another area of this current work relates to ultra-high resolution imaging of automobile parts, such as transmissions. He also has on-going work in modulators and new architectures for fiber to the home systems.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Optical Communications; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Optoelectronics; Biophotonics.
 
 
Pei-Cheng (P.C.) Ku
Division: ECE
Address: 2245 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-7134
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. Univ. of California at Berkeley
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Optoelectronic devices and materials
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Mark J. Kushner
Division: ECE
Address: 2236 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-8148
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Degree: Ph.D. California Institute of Technology
Title: George I. Haddad Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences; Chemical Engineering; Applied Physics
Research Interests: Plasma science and technology: materials processing, propulsion, lasers, electromagnetics, plasma chemistry, microelectronics/MEMS fabrication, polymer funtionalization, biocompatibility
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; MEMS and Microsystems; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Integrated Circuits and VLSI; Plasma Science and Engineering; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Computational Electromagnetics; Microfluidics and Gas/Chemical; MEMS Technology and Packaging; Optoelectronics; Plasma Fabrication and Plasma Based MEMS Devices; Plasma Materials Processing of Microelectronics; Plasma Science and Engineering; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Plasma Science & Engineering.
 
 
Somin Eunice Lee
Division: ECE
Address: 2243 EECS
Phone: 734-764-7054
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Degree: PhD, University of California Berkeley
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Assistant Professor (courtesy), Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests: Use of nanoscale-dependent properties to enable unique spatial and temporal capabilities needed for quantification in bioscience and medicine; Areas of expertise include plasmonics, nanophotonics, bionanotechnologies.
Research Areas: Applied Electromagnetics and RF Circuits; Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.
 
 
Theodore B. Norris
Division: ECE
Address: 6117 ERB I
Phone: (734) 764-9269
Fax: (734) 763-4876
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Degree: Ph.D. U-Rochester
Title: Gerard A. Mourou Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Director, Center for Photonic and Multiscale Nanomaterials (C-PHOM); Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Research Interests: Research interests include application of femtosecond optical techniques to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures, in developing new ultrafast optical and optoelectronic measurement techniques, THz generation and measurement, plasmonics in nanostructures, and novel methods for biological imaging and in vivo sensing.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Optoelectronics; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Jamie D. Phillips
Division: ECE
Address: 2405 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Fax: (734) 763-9324
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. University of Michigan
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Associate Chair of Undergraduate ECE Affairs; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Research Interests: Compound semiconductor and oxide materials for electronic and optoelectronic devices.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Optoelectronics; Materials for Solid State Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).
 
 
Stephen Rand
Division: ECE
Address: 3102 ERB I
Phone: (734) 763-6810
Fax: (734) 763-4876
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Toronto
Title: Director, Center for Dynamic Magneto-Optics (DYNAMO); Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Physics
Research Interests: Solid-state laser materials, Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Optical magnetism, and Optical refrigeration, Upconversion and fiber lasers.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Nonlinear Optics and MEMS; Fiber and Integrated Photonics and Lasers; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Magneto-Electric Energy Conversion of Light.
 
 
Duncan Steel
Division: ECE
Address: 3117 ERB I
Phone: (734) 764-2386
Fax: (734) 763-4876
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan
Title: Robert J. Hiller Professor; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Professor (courtesy), Physics; Applied Physics; Biophysics Program; Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology
Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Biophysics, Quantum Computing.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics; Quantum Optics and Information; Nanophotonics; Biophotonics; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures.
 
 
Louise Willingale
Division: ECE
Address: 6106 ERB-1
Phone: (734) 763-4980
Address: 2233 EECS
Phone #2: 936-0412
Email:
Title: Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Laser-driven ion acceleration, relativistic laser propagation through underdense and near-critical density plasmas, and proton radiography to study electric and magnetic fields generated during the laser-plasma interactions.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Plasma Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics.
 
 
Herbert Winful
Division: ECE
Address: 3106 ERB
Phone: (734) 647-1804
Fax: (734) 763-4876
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Degree: Ph.D. USC
Title: Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Nonlinear optics and photonics; Fiber laser arrays; Nonlinear periodic structures; Tunneling time; Nanophotonics
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Nonlinear Optics and MEMS.
 
 
Kim A. Winick
Division: ECE
Address: 4423 EECS
Phone: (734) 764-5203
Fax: (734) 763-8041
Email:
Degree: Ph.D. U-Michigan 1981
Title: Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Glass/Crystal Integrated Optics, Photonics, Communication, Information Theory, Quantum Information, History of Science
Research Areas: Communications; Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology.
 
 
Victor Yanovsky
Division: ECE
Address: 1014 ERB I
Phone: (734) 647-0971
Email:
Title: Research Scientist
Research Interests: He directs the HERCULES laser - the highest intensity laser in the world, and is interested in high intensity laser physics, ultrahigh-intensity intensity interactions with solids, particle acceleration and X-ray generation in laser-matter interaction
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics.
Areas of Specialty: Ultrafast Optics.
 
 
Zhaohui Zhong
Division: ECE
Address: 2241 EECS
Phone: (734) 647-1953
Email:
Degree: Ph.D., Harvard
Title: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, microwave and terahertz frequency nanoelectronics, solar cell technology, chemical and biological sensing, nanomaterial synthesis.
Research Areas: Optics and Photonics; Quantum Science and Technology; Solid-State Devices and Nanotechnology; Energy Science and Engineering.
Areas of Specialty: Nanophotonics; Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication; Integrated Photonics and Optoelectronics with Quantum Confined Heterostructures; Solid-State Energy Conversion Technologies; Renewable Energy (Solar Cells, Wind, Energy Scavenging).