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Arash Mafi - Interim Director CHTM

Associate Professor, Physics and Astronomy


Phone: (505) 272-7942



Education

B.S. in Physics, Sharif University of Technology

M.S. and Ph.D. in Physics, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Quantum and nonlinear behavior of optical waveguides; and, Anderson localization: Wave propagation in random media


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Victor Acosta

Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy


Phone: (505) 272-7837



Education

Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California-Berkeley

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Ladan Arissian

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-7389



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Tom Atwood

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 845-7632



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Ganesh Balakrishnan

Associate Professor, Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Program, Electrical Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7970



Education

B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering, University of Madras, India

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Toledo

Ph.D. in Optical Sciences and Engineering, University of New Mexico

Research Interests

Semiconductor device development including epitaxy and characterization, high power vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers and novel semiconductor material development for Mid-Infrared lasers.

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Igal Brener

Research Professor, Center for High Technology Materials; Nanophotonics Thrust Leader, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies


Phone: (505) 844-8097

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Steven R.J. Brueck

Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Physics and Astronomy


Phone: (505) 272-7092



Education

B.S., Columbia University

M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Nanoscale lithography and nanofabrication with applications to nanophotonics, nanofluidics, and nanoscale epitaxial growth and sources/detectors; tunable infrared lasers; ultra-high resolution optical microscopy.
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Tito Busani - Nanofabrication Operations Manager CHTM

Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7648



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Francesca Cavallo

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7548



Education

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany.

Research Interests

2D materials: structural, mechanical and electronic properties; flexible electronics, optoelectronics and photonics; rolled-up Nanotech; bio-devices integration; and THz radiation

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Ralph Dawson

Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7820



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Jean-Claude Diels

Professor, Physics and Astronomy


Phone: (505) 272-7830



Education

M.S., Physics Engineer, University of Brussels

Ph.D., Physics, University of Brussels

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Armin Doerry

Research Professor, Center for High Technology Materials; Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories


Phone: (505) 845-8165



Education

BSEE, University of Kansas

MSEE, University of Kansas

PhD, University of New Mexico

Research Interests

Radar Remote Sensing, Imaging radar, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI) radar, radar system design, radar system analysis, and radar data exploitation

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Abdel-Rahman A. El-Emawy

Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7930



Education

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Engineering College, Cairo, Egypt

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Research Interests

Crystal Growth Facility
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Petr G. Eliseev

Research Professor, Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7807



Education

Undergraduate work at Moscow State University

Ph.D., P.N. Lebedev Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Dr.Sci degree, P.N. Lebedev Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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Sang Eon Han

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-8670



Education

BS in Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1996

MS in Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1998

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2009

Research Interests

  • Nanophotonics
  • Thermal Radiation
  • Solar Energy Harvesting and Conversion
  • Nanoscale Thermal Energy Conversion
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Daniel Feezell - Nanofabrication Advisor CHTM

Assistant Professor, Electrical Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7823



Education

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Irvine

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests

Epitaxial growth, fabrication, and characterization of group III-nitride materials and devices, including nonpolar/semipolar orientations. Solid-state lighting and high-efficiency LEDs. Visible edge-emitting and vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers. Applications of group III-nitrides to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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Stavroula Foteinopoulou

Research Professor, CHTM


Phone: (505) 272-7800



Education

B.S. University of Patras, Patras Greece

M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY

Ph.D. Iowa State University, Ames IA

Research Interests

Theory of Advanced Photonic Materials; Nanophotonics; Metamaterials; plasmonics

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Tom Gavrielides

Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7946



Education

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois

M.S. Physics, DePaul University, Chicago

Ph.D. Physics, University of Minnesota

Research Interests

Laser physics, optical resonators and quantum electronics and in particular in problems in interactions of radiation with atoms and radiation propagation phenomena. Problems of diffraction from grating of conductive surfaces and dielectric interphases, time dependent radiation propagation through turbulent media, dynamics of lasers subject to optical injection, modulation, feedback or phase conjugate feedback, control and synchronization of chaotic lasers and nonlinear systems, nonlinear optics and applications to laser systems, research in solid state, and fiber laser

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John Kenneth Grey

Associate Professor, Chemistry


Phone: (505) 272-7196

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Frederic Grillot

Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7845



Education

MSc in Physics, University de Bourgogne, France (1999)

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Universite de Franche-Comte, France (2003)

Research Habilitation Physics, Universite Paris VII, France (2012)

Research Interests

Semiconductor physics, optoelectronics, quantum confined devices, nonlinear photonics, laser instabilities, high speed optical communications systems, surface plasmons, ultra-fast optics, photonics integrated circuits

Peer-reviewed Publications

PHONES:
+33 145 817 064 (France)
(505) 803-4919

Photo: Terefe Habteyes

Terefe Habteyes

Assistant Professor, Chemistry


Phone: (505) 272-7504



Education

B.S. in Chemistry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1997

M.S. in Chemistry, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 2000

Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Arizona, May 2008

Research Interests

Energy transfer in coupled quantum dot and plasmonic nanostructures; DNA mediated optical coupling; semiconductor-metal hybrid nanomaterials; and, fabrication and optical characterization of plasmonic sensors and probes

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Sang M. Han

Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Associate Chair of Chemical & Biological Engineering; Director, Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-3118 (Office)



Education

B.S. in Chemical Engineering with Honors, University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests

Selective heteroepitaxy of Ge and III-V compound semiconductors on Si for multijunction solar cells and RF applications; scanning tunneling microscopy of quantum structure and film growth, and organic-inorganic hybrid systems; hybrid micro/nanofluidic systems for advanced bioseparation and analysis, including high-resolution protein separations in nanofluidic FET devices; and, nanocrystal synthesis, functionalization, and integration for nonlinear optical and biological applications

PHONES:
Office: (505) 277-3118
FEC LAB: (505) 277-6766
CHTM Lab: (505) 272-7327
Dept. Office: (505) 277-5433

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Majeed Hayat

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; Co-chair, Optical Science and Engineering Program (OSE)


Phone: (505) 272-7095



Education

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Avalanche photodiodes, optical communications, image/signal processing, algorithms for infrared and spectral sensing and imaging, distributed networks and computing

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Steve Hersee

Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-2436



Research Interests

GaN-based nanowire devices and nanostructures; advanced semiconductor materials and devices

Photo: Mani Hossein-Zadeh

Mani Hossein-Zadeh

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7845



Education

BS in Applied Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

MS in Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

MS in Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School, University of Southern California

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School, University of Southern California

Research Interests

Electro-optics, microwave-photonic devices and systems, ultra high-Q optical microresonators, optomechanical interaction in UH-Q optical resonators, optical communication, photonic sensors, optofluidics and plasmonics

Photo: Danhong Huang

Danhong Huang - Research Professor


Phone: (505) 272-7833



Photo: Ravi Jain

Ravi Jain

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7842



Research Interests

Quantum electronics, optoelectronics, electro-optics, experimental solid-state physics

Photo: Ken Jungling

Ken Jungling

Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-2436



Photo: Don Kendall

Don Kendall

Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-2436



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Martin Kirk

Professor, Chair of Building Comm, Summer Research, Chemistry Department


Phone: (505) 272-7139

Photo: Sanjay Krishna

Sanjay Krishna

Professor and Regents Lecturer, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Endowed Chair in Microelectronics


Phone: (505) 272-7892



Education

B.S., Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Bangalore, India

M.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Research Interests

Mid-infrared detection using self-organized quantum dots (QDs) and novel antimonide based materials grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.

Photo: Yuliya Kuznetsova

Yuliya Kuznetsova

Research Assistant Professor, CHTM


Phone: (505) 272-7840



Education

Masters Degree in Physics, Kazakh State University, 1986

P.h.D. in Optics, The University of New Mexico, 2007

Research Interests

Possibilities of resolution enhancement using linear optics systems; laser physics; optical properties of materials; microscopy; fiber optics; image processing; problems of refocusing, modeling and simulations; lithography; nanostructures fabrication; nanofluidic, electrophoresis; and fluorescent DNA investigation.

Photo: Abdelghani Laraoui

Abdelghani Laraoui

Research Assistant Professor


Phone: (505) 272-7992



Education

M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics, Universite de Haute-Alsace Mulhouse-Colmar

Ph.D. in Nonlinear optics, condensed Matter Physics, University of Strasbourg

Research Interests

Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Experimental Physics, Nanoscale Spin Sensing, Spintronics

Photo: Seung Lee

Seung Chang (SC) Lee

Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7841



Photo: Kris Lipinska

Kris Lipinska

Research Professor, CHTM


Phone: (505) 272-7800



Education

Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences, Focus: Optical Materials and Laser Spectroscopy

Research Interests

Optical materials, laser spectroscopy, glasses, ceramics, glass-nanocrystal hybrid composites; advanced materials with engineered microstructure and tunable properties; microstructure-property relationships; materials at extreme pressure environments: synchrotron x ray diffraction and laser spectroscopy in diamond anvil cells.

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Kevin Malloy

Professor, Physics and Astronomy; Associate Vice President for Research Initiatives


Phone: (505) 277-5521



Education

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Research Interests

Semiconductor physics, device physics

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Marek Osinski

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7812



Education

M.Sc. in Physics, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland

Ph.D. in Physical Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Research Interests

Nanotechnology, biomedical applications of colloidal nanocrystals, nanoscintillators for nuclear radiation detection, optoelectronic integrated circuits, semiconductor lasers, light-emitting diodes, group-III nitrides, degradation mechanisms and reliability, computer simulation.

• Integrating Nanotechnology with Cell Biology and Neuroscience Project

• Nanophotonics

Photo: Young Park

Young Shin Park

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7800



Education

BS Physics Education, Seoul National University, S Korea

MS Physics, Seoul National University, S Korea

PhD Physics, University of Oregon

Research Interests

Experimental optical physics of semiconductor quantum dots, single-particle spectroscopy, QD-LEDs, QD lasers, Quantum optics with QDs

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Thomas Rotter

Research Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7848



Photo: Paul Schwoebel

Paul Schwoebel

Research Professor, Physics and Astronomy


Phone: (505) 277-8487



Education

PhD, Cornell University

Research Interests

Surface physics, medical imaging, nuclear sensors; crystal growth and nucleation phenomena; vacuum, gaseous and solid electrical breakdown; high electric field processes; ion sources, neutron generators, x-ray sources, radiation damage, plasma physics

Photo: Ashwani Sharma

Ashwani Sharma

Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7833



Education

BS,MS & PhD, University of New Mexico

Research Interests

Micro-Nano-Electronics; nanoscale lithography and nanofabrication with applications to nano-opto-electronics, and radiation effects on devices

Photo: Gennady Smolyakov

Gennady Smolyakov

Research Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7800



Photo: Yixiang Xie

Yixiang Xie

Research Associate Professor, Chemical and Nulcear Engineering


Phone: (505) 272-7839



Photo: Payman Zarkesh-Ha

Payman Zarkesh-Ha

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Phone: (505) 277-6724



Education

BS in Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran

MS in Electrical Engineering, Sharif University, Tehran, Iran

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA