Optics and Photonics Lab
SYSTEMS Lab

Faculty

faculty photo Bhattacharya, Pallab
Charles M. Vest Distinguished University Professor; James R. Mellor Professor of Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 2306 EECS
Email: pkb @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-6678
Research Interests: Molecular beam epitaxy, low-dimensional quantum confined systems, quantum dot lasers and detectors, optoelectronic integrated circuits, spintronic devices.
 
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Cundiff, Steven
Harrison M Randall Collegiate Professor of Physics
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 450 Church St.
Email: cundiff @ umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-4437
 
faculty photo Deotare, Parag
Assistant Professor
Division: ECE
Address: 6104 ERB II
Email: pdeotare @ umich.edu
Phone: 734-647-3119
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.
 
faculty photo Fessler, Jeffrey A.   
William L. Root Collegiate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Biomedical Engineering; Radiology
Division: ECE
Address: 4431 EECS
Email: fessler @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-1434
Research Interests: Statistical signal and image processing; Tomographic imaging; Parameter estimation; Inverse problems in optical imaging including digital holography, polarimetry, and THz imaging
 
faculty photo Forrest, Stephen R.   
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
Division: ECE
Address: 2238 EECS
Email: stevefor @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-1147
Research Interests: Organic Electronics, Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonic Materials
 
faculty photo Galvanauskas, Almantas
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 6102 ERB I
Email: almantas @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 615-7166
Research Interests: Fiber optics, fiber lasers and amplifiers, ultrafast lasers and amplifiers, nonlinear optics, electrically poled ferroelectric materials, semiconductor lasers, integrated optics
 
faculty photo Goldman, Rachel S.
Professor, Materials Science Engineering
Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 2094 H.H. Dow
Email: rsgold @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-6821
Research Interests: My research involves investigations of structure-property relationships in thin films and heterostructures.
 
faculty photo Grbic, Anthony   
Ernest and Bettine Kuh Distinguished Faculty Scholar
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 3238 EECS
Email: agrbic @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-1797
Research Interests: Periodic structures (metamaterials, frequency selective surfaces, photonic crystals, electromagnetic bandgap structures), planar antennas, microwave circuits, subwavelength optics, analytical electromagnetic modeling
 
faculty photo Guo, L. Jay   
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Macromolecular Science & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
Division: ECE
Address: 2304 EECS
Email: guo @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-7718
Research Interests: Polymer-based photonic devices and sensor applications, organic and hybrid photovoltaics, plasmonic nanophotonics/metamaterials, nanomanufacturing technologies and applications.
 
faculty photo Islam, Mohammed N.   
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering (courtesy)
Division: ECE
Address: 2401 EECS
Email: mni @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-9700
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.
 
faculty photo Kira, Mackillo
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 3116 ERB I
Email: mackkira @ umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-4640
Research Interests: Semiconductor quantum optics, quantum optics, condensed-matter theory, terahertz spectroscopy, many-body interactions, photon correlations, coherent and ultrafast phenomena, and cluster-expansion approach.
 
faculty photo Krushelnick, Karl M.
Professor, Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Science
Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 1006 Gerstacker
Email: kmkr @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-4877
Research Interests: Ultra-high intensity laser plasma interactions.
 
faculty photo Ku, Pei-Cheng
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics, Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Division: ECE
Address: 2245 EECS
Email: peicheng @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-7134
Research Interests: Optoelectronic devices and materials
 
faculty photo Kushner, Mark J.   
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
Division: ECE
Address: 2236 EECS
Email: mjkush @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-8148
Research Interests: Plasma science and technology: materials processing, propulsion, lasers, electromagnetics, plasma chemistry, microelectronics/MEMS fabrication, polymer functionalization, biocompatibility
 
faculty photo Lee, Somin Eunice
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Assistant Professor (courtesy), Biomedical Engineering
Division: ECE
Address: 2243 EECS
Email: sleee @ umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-7054
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.
 
faculty photo Maksimchuk, Anatoly M.
Research Scientist
Division: ECE
Address: 1010 ERB I
Email: tolya @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-6007
Research Interests: Laser-matter interaction at relativistic intensities, table-top particle accelerators, high-power short pulse lasers.
 
faculty photo Merlin, Roberto
Peter A. Franken Collegiate Professor of Physics
Professor (courtesy), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 4239 Randall Lab
Email: merlin @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-9759
Research Interests: Inelastic light scattering, ultrafast lasers, coherent optical phenomena, low dimensional semiconductor structures, superconductors, magnetic materials
 
faculty photo Michielssen, Eric
Associate Vice President for Advanced Research Computing; Director, Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering
Louise Ganiard Johnson Professor of Engineering
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 3240 EECS
Email: emichiel @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-1793
Research Interests: Computational, Applied, and Theoretical Electromagnetics; Antennas; Microwave and millimeter wave circuits and packaging.
 
faculty photo Nees, John A.
Associate Research Scientist
Division: ECE
Address: 1012 Gerstaker
Email: nees @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-9271
Research Interests: Formation of ultra-intense optical pulses in solid-state lasers for applications in high-field physics
 
faculty photo Norris, Theodore B.   
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
Division: ECE
Address: 6117 ERB I
Email: tnorris @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-9269
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.
 
faculty photo Phillips, Jamie D.   
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Associate Chair of Undergraduate ECE Affairs
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 2305 EECS
Email: jphilli @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-4157
Research Interests: Compound semiconductor and oxide materials for electronic and optoelectronic devices.
 
faculty photo Rand, Stephen
Director, Center for Dynamic Magneto-Optics (DYNAMO)
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics; Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 3102 ERB I
Email: scr @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-6810
Research Interests: Solid-state laser materials, Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Optical magnetism, and Optical refrigeration, Upconversion and fiber lasers.
 
faculty photo Seymour, John
Assistant Research Scientist
Division: ECE
Address: 2227 EECS
Email: seymourj @ umich.edu
Phone: 734-647-3984
Research Interests: MEMS and microsystems for biomedical implants, with expertise in electrodes and optoelectrodes for neuroscience applications.
 
faculty photo Steel, Duncan   
Robert J. Hiller Professor
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Physics; Applied Physics; Biophysics Program; Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology
Division: ECE
Address: 3117 ERB I
Email: dst @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-2386
Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy, Optical physics, Condensed matter physics, Biophysics, Quantum Computing.
 
faculty photo Terry, Fred   
Director, College of Engineering First Year Programs
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Applied Physics
Division: ECE
Address: 2308 EECS
Email: fredty @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-9764
Research Interests: Electronic properties of materials and their effects on devices, Physics of solid state devices
 
faculty photo Whitaker, John F.
Research Scientist
Division: ECE
Address: 232 ERB II
Email: whitaker @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-1324
Research Interests: Photonics-based probes and measurement techniques; pulsed-terahertz science and technology.
 
faculty photo Willingale, Louise
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 6106 ERB-1
Email: wlouise @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-4980
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.
 
faculty photo Winful, Herbert   
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 3106 ERB
Email: arrays @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-1804
Research Interests: Nonlinear optics and photonics; Fiber laser arrays; Nonlinear periodic structures; Tunneling time; Nanophotonics
 
faculty photo Winick, Kim A.
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 4423 EECS
Email: winick @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 764-5203
Research Interests: Glass/Crystal Integrated Optics, Photonics, Communication, Information Theory, Quantum Information, History of Science
 
faculty photo Yanovsky, Victor
Research Scientist
Division: ECE
Address: 1014 ERB I
Email: vpy @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-0971
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
 
faculty photo Yoon, Euisik   
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor (courtesy), Biomedical Engineering
Division: ECE
Address: 2400 EECS
Email: esyoon @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 615-4469
Research Interests: Integrated circuits and microsystems; BioMEMS and lab-on-chips; Implantable biomedical sensors; low-power mixed-mode circuits
 
faculty photo Zhong, Zhaohui
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Division: ECE
Address: 2241 EECS
Email: zzhong @ umich.edu
Phone: (734) 647-1953
Research Interests: Nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, microwave and terahertz frequency nanoelectronics, solar cell technology, chemical and biological sensing, nanomaterial synthesis.