Short Bio
1991: Dr. rer. nat. in Physics, Max-Planck Institute for Solid States and University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Academic Experience:
7/2014-present: Associate Dean for Research, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU
10/2005-present: Director, Center for Nanophotonics, Arizona Institute of Nanoelectronics, ASU.
5/2004-present: Director, Center for Semiconductor Optical Refrigeration, ASU.
8/2006-present: Affiliated Professor, Department of Physics, ASU.
8/2006-present: Affiliated Professor, School of Materials, ASU.
2000-present: Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, ASU.
1996-2000: Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, ASU.
1991-1993: Postdoctoral Assistant Research Engineer, NSF QUEST Center, University of California at Santa Barbara.
Research Areas:
  • Semiconductor Materials
  • Molecular Beam Epitaxy
  • IR Photodetectors and Lasers (Solar cells, type-II superlattice and VCSELs)
  • Optical Properties of Quantum Wells and Superlattices
  • Theoretical Modeling of Semiconductor Devices
Scientific and Professional Societies:

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA)
Edited 3 books/proceedings, 3 book chapters, 160 refereed journal papers, 91 refereed proceeding papers, 62 invited talks, and 261 contributed conference presentations, 9 issued US patents and 9 provisional patent applications