Daniel Blumenthal

Distinguished Professor

3001 Henley Hall
Optical Communications and Networks, Optical Packet Switching, Ultra-Low Linewidth Lasers, Ultra Low Loss Waveguide (ULLW) Platform and Devices, Photonics for Atomic and Quantum Systems, Integrated Optical Gyros, Ultrafast Optical Signal Processing, Photonic Integration in InP, SiPh/InP and Silicon Photonic and Nano-photonic Device Technologies

John Bowers

Distinguished Professor

2221C Engineering Science Bldg.
Photonic Materials, Devices, Systems and Networks with an emphasis on Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) for applications in data centers, telecommunications, sensing and quantum computing and communications

Nadir Dagli


2231E Engineering Science Bldg.
Design, Fabrication, and Modeling of Photonic Integrated Circuits; Ultra-fast Electro-optic Modulators; WDM Components; Photonic Nanostructures, Novel Photonic Materials

Steven DenBaars

Distinguished Professor

3514 Engineering II
Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Optoelectronics and Electronics

Jonathan Klamkin


3205D Engineering Science Bldg.
Integrated Photonics; Silicon Photonics; Optical Communications; Nanophotonics; Microwave Photonics; Compound Semiconductors; Photonic Integration Techniques; and Electronic-photonic Integration

Umesh Mishra

Dean of the College of Engineering & Distinguished Professor

2215C Engineering Science Bldg &
Physics and Technology of Devices Based on Wide Bandgap Materials. Applications: Engineering materials properties, Microwave Electronics, Power Electronics, Opto-electronics and Sensing

Galan Moody

Associate Professor

3003 Henley Hall
Quantum Photonics and Optoelectronics; Integrated Photonics; Quantum Computing, Communications, and Networks; Hybrid Quantum Systems; Quantum Dots; 2D Materials

Christopher Palmstrøm

Distinguished Professor

2508 Engineering II
Quantum and Topological Materials, Materials for Quantum Information Systems, Spintronics, Metallization of Semiconductors, Thin Film Analysis, Dissimilar Materials Epitaxial Growth, and Molecular Beam and Chemical Beam Epitaxial Growth of Metallic Compounds, Heusler Compounds, Functional Materials, Magnetic Materials and Compound Semiconductors

Jon Schuller


3221C Engineering Science Bldg.
Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic Semiconductors, and IR Spectroscopy