ApplPhysDev Faculty/Staff Research Interests

name phone office email / research topic(s)
Akinwande, A.I. 8-7974 39-553 akinwand@mtl.mit.edu
Display devices, vacuum microelectronic devices, and wide bandgap semiconductor devices. EECS Area IV Topic DevicesEECS Area IV Research Topic MicrosystemsEECS Area IV Research Topic Nanotechnology
Antoniadis, D.A. 3-4693 39-427 antoniadis@mtl.mit.edu
Nanoscale solid-state electronic devices. Application of new materials systems and new structures to transistors for deeply scaled electronics. EECS Area IV Topic DevicesEECS Area IV Research Topic MicrosystemsEECS Area IV Research Topic Nanotechnology
Baldo, M.A. 2-5132 13-3053 baldo@mit.edu
Molecular electronics, integration of biological materials and conventional electronics, novel nano-organic transistors; charge transport and injection in organic materials, energy transfer, high density phenomena, and exciton spin selection. EECS Area IV topic MaterialsEECS Area IV Research Topic DevicesEECS Area IV Research Topic Energy
Berggren, K.K. 4-0272 36-219 berggren@mit.edu
Nanofabrication methods. Superconductive nanowire single-photon detectors. Nanostructures for energy applications. Quantum computing. EECS Area IV topic NanotechnologyEECS Area IV Research Topic: Physics of InformationEECS Area IV Research Topic: Devices
Bers, A. 3-4195 26-351 bers@mit.edu
Plasma electrodynamics; linear and nonlinear interactions of electromagnetic fields with charged particles in collective dynamics. Wave heating and current generation in magnetically confined plasmas. Laser-plasma interactions. Ion acceleration in space plasmas. EECS Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsEECS Area IV Research Topic Energy
Boning, D.S. 3-0931 38-435 boning@mit.edu
Semiconductor manufacturing. Metrology and modeling of IC and MEMS process, device and circuit variation. Computer tools and systems for statistical design for manufacturability. EECS Area IV topic: MicrosystemsEECS Area IV Research Topic Devices
Bulovic, V. 3-7012 13-3138 bulovic@mit.edu
Physical properties of organic and hybrid organic/inorganic thin films, structures, and devices as applied to the development of optoelectronic, electronic, and photonic organic devices of nano-scale thickness, including visible LEDs, lasers, solar cells, photodetectors, transistors, and flexible and transparent optoelectronics. EECS Area IV topic: MaterialsEECS Area IV Research topic: Devices
EECS Area IV topic: PhotonicsEECS Area IV Research topic: MicrosystemsEECS Area IV topic: Nanotechnology
Chan, V.W.S. 8-8222 36-545 chan@mit.edu
Sonar, array processing for sonar, radar and seismic systems, acoustic telemetry, oceanography using acoustics. Area IV topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV topic: Physics of InformationArea IV topic: Photonics
Chandrakasan, A. 8-7619 38-107 anantha@mtl.mit.edu
Design of digital integrated circuits and systems. Energy efficient implementation of signal processing, communication and medical electronics. Circuit design with emerging technologies. Area IV topic: EnergyArea IV topic: Devices
Chuang, I.L. 3-1692 26-251 ichuang@mit.edu
Quantum information science, quantum physics, computation and physics. EECS Area IV topic: Physics of InformationEECS Area IV Research topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: NanotechnlogyArea IV topic: Microsystems
Cooke, C.M. 3-2591 N10-201 cmcooke@mit.edu
Electrostatic phenomena, properties and theories of dielectrics at high stresses. Generation and measurement of high voltages and electron X-ray beams. High resolution computerized tomography and acoustic wave imaging. Electronic instrumentation circuits. Sensors and monitoring systems. EECS Area IV topic: ElectromagneticsEECS Area IV Research topic: EnergyArea IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: Power
Daniel, L. 3-2631 36-849 luca@mit.edu
Parameterized model order reduction and nonlinear dynamical systems. Mixed-signal, RF and mm-wave circuit modeling and robust optimization. Power electronics, MEMs design and fabrication. Parasitic extraction and accelerated integral equation field solvers. Area IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: Electromagnetics
del Alamo, J.A. 3-4764 39-567A alamo@mit.edu
Field-effect transistors using III-V compound semiconductors for beyond Si CMOS logic applications. Reliability of III-V and GaN field-effect transistors. Suitability of deep-submicron CMOS for RF power applications. Online laboratories for science and technology education. EECS Area IV topic: DevicesEECS Area IV Research topic: PowerArea IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: Nanotechnology
Dresselhaus, M.S. 3-6864 13-3005 millie@mgm.mit.edu
Electronic materials engineering. Electronic, lattice, structural properties semimetals, semiconductors, metals, carbon nanotubes, graphene, graphene edges, low dimensional thermoelectric materials, bismuth nanowires. Area IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: Nanotechnology
Ezekiel, S. 3-3783 26-335 sezekiel@mit.edu
Experimental studies in interaction and radiation with matter. Ultrahigh resolution spectroscopy. Laser frequency stabilization. Precision optical measurement techniques. Nonlinear optics. Optical gyroscope. Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: Photonics
Fonstad, C.G. 3-4634 13-3050 fonstad@mit.edu
Compound semiconductor heterostructures, devices and physics. Optoelectronic devices, monolithic optoelectronic integration technologies and applications, and optoelectronic VLSI. Microscale thermophotovoltaics. Molecular beam epitaxy. Area IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Microsystems
Area IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: Energy
Fujimoto, J.G. 3-8528 36-345 jgfuji@mit.edu
Lasers and ultrafast phenomena. Femtosecond laser technology and ultrashort pulse generation. Nonlinear optical materials. Photonic devices and micromachining. Biomedical optics and optical imaging. Area IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Electromagnetics
Gray, M.L. 8-8974 E25-519 mgray@mit.edu
Electrical, mechanical and chemical mediators of connective tissue growth and development. Ion partitioning and transport in biological tissues. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging. Development of micromachined tools for biological applications. Area IV Topic: MicrosystemsArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics
Grodzinsky, A.J. 3-4969 NE47-377 alg@mit.edu
Influence of physical stresses on connective tissue metabolism, pathology, and repair. Physical regulation cellular behavior in cartilage. Diagnostics and therapeutics for arthritis. Mechanical, electromechanical, and physiochemical properties of biological tissues and polymeric biomaterials. Fundamental study and modeling of electrical, mechanical and chemical energy conversion in natural and synthetic membranes and tissues. Area IV Topic: MicrosystemsArea IV Topic: NanotechnologyArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics
Hagelstein, P.L. 3-0899 36-570 plh@mit.edu
Applied theoretical and computational modeling of physical systems, anomalies in metal deuterides, thermal to electric conversion in solid state and small gap devices, photon theory and applications. Area IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: EnergyArea IV Topic: Devices
Han, J. 3-2290 36-841 jyhan@mit.edu
Micro-nanofluidic systems, application of micro-nanofabrication to biological problems. Biological MEMS, biomolecular analysis. Nanofluidics, biosensing, proteomic sample preparation. Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: Nanotechnology
Hoyt, J.L. 2-2873 39-427A jlhoyt@mtl.mit.edu
Novel processes, materials and device concepts for electronic and photonic silicon technology. Device physics of silicon-based heterostructures and nanostructures. Epitaxial growth by chemical vapor deposition. Area IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: Photonics
Hu, Q. 3-1573 36-465 qhu@mit.edu
Terahertz quantum cascade lasers and electronics, and their applications. Area IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Photonics
Ippen, E.P. 3-8504 36-319 ippen@mit.edu
Femtosecond optics, ultrafast phenomena in materials and devices, lasers, microphotonics, devices for fiber-optic networks. Area IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics
Kaertner, F.X. 2-3616 36-393 kaertner@mit.edu
Ultrashort pulse generation and its applications, frequency metrology, large scale ultraprecise timing and synchronisation, extreme nonlinear optics, attosecond science, noise in microwave and optical circuits, microphotonic devices. Area IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: Devices
Kassakian, J.G. 3-3448 10-172 jgk@mit.edu
Power electronics, power supplies, dc/dc converters, inverters, controlled rectifiers and motor drives, power semidonductor devices, automotive electronics and electrical systems, high energy storage double-layer capacitors, thermo-photovoltaics. Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV topic: PowerArea IV topic: Energy
Kirtley, J.L., Jr. 3-2357 10-098 kirtley@mit.edu
Electromechanics, electric machinery, drive systems, electric power systems. Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: EnergyArea IV Topic: Power
Kolodziejski, L.A. 3-6868 36-287 leskolo@mit.edu
Compound semiconductor materials, novel heterostructures, devices and device physics,. Heteroepitaxial growth processes and advanced fabrication technologies. Optoelectronic and photonic devices.

Area IV topic:  MaterialsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: Photonics

Kong, J. 4-4068 13-3065 jingkong@mit.edu
Chemical syntheses/device integration of low dimensional materials, Raman spectroscopy characterization.

Area IV topic:  MaterialsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Nanotechnology

Lang, J.H. 3-4687 10-176 lang@mit.edu
Analysis, design and control of physical systems. Emphasis on electromechanical systems. Traditional electric machines, microsensors, microactuators and flexible structures.

Area IV Topic:  EnergyArea IV Topic: MicrosystemsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics

Lee, H.-S. 3-5174 39-553A hslee@mit.edu
Research in analog integrated circuits in CMOS and BiCMOS technologies. Implementation of early vision algorithms in CCD and resistive fuse circuits.

Area IV topic:  DevicesArea IV topic: Microsystems

Leeb, S.B. 3-9360 10-069 sbleeb@mit.edu
Design, analysis, construction, control, and monitoring of servomechanical actuators and mechatronic systems. Application of exotic materials including gel polymers to actuator construction.

Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: EnergyArea IV Topic: Power

Orlando, T.P. 3-5888 13-3006 orlando@mit.edu
Quantum computing with superconducting devices. Superconducting devices.

Area IV topic: Physics of InformationArea IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: Devices

Parker, R.R. 8-6662 NW17-288 parker@psfc.mit.edu
Plasma and fusion research, in particular optimization of toroidal confinement in plasmas by means of current driven by radio-frequency waves. Development of diagnostics for measuring electron and ion distribution functions resulting from RF interactions with plasmas.

Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: Energy

Palacios, T.A. 4-2395 39-567B tpalacios@mit.edu
Design, fabrication and characterization of novel electronic devices in wide bandgap semiconductors and graphene; polarization and bandgap engineering; transistors for sub-mm wave power and digital applications; new ideas for power conversion and generation; interaction of biological systems with semiconductor materials and devices.

Area IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Microsystems
Area IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: PowerArea IV topic: Energy

Perreault, D.J. 8-6038 10-039 djperrea@mit.edu
Electronic circuit design, power electronics and energy conversion, control. Applications to industrial, commercial, scientific, transportation, and biomedical systems.

Area IV Topic: PowerArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics

Petrich, G.S. 3-5020 36-293 gpetrich@mit.edu
Compound semiconductor materials, novel heterostructures, devices and device physics,. Heteroepitaxial growth processes and advanced fabrication technologies. Optoelectronic and photonic devices.

Area IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: MicrosystemsArea IV Topic: Nanotechnology

Ram, R.J. 3-4182 36-491 rajeev@mit.edu
Novel semiconductor lasers for advanced fiber optic communications. Study of fundamental interactions between electronic materials and light.

Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: MaterialsArea IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: Microsystems

Reif, L.R. 3-4500 3-208 reif@mit.edu
Integrated circuit fabrication technology. New process technologies for VLSI. Multilevel interconnect technologies. Three-dimensional integration. Environmentally-benign semiconductor manufacturing.

Area IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: Devices

Schmidt, M.A. 3-7817 3-240 schmidt@mtl.mit.edu
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Design of micromechanical sensors and actuators. Microfabrication technology.

Area IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: Materials

Shapiro, J.H. 3-4179 36-419 jhs@mit.edu
Quantum communication and measurement. Optical communication through the atmosphere.

Area IV Topic: Physics of InformationArea IV Topic: Electromagnetics

Smith, H.I. 3-6865 36-225 hismith@nano.mit.edu
Nanofabrication techniques and applications. Nanostructures. Nanolithography. Optoelectronic, and nanoscale devices. Optical communication. Microscopy. Templated self assembly.

Area IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Photonics

Sodini, C.G. 3-4938 39-527B sodini@mit.edu
Design of technology-intensive microsystems, emphasizing integrated circuit design at the device level, including organic integrated circuits, silicon mm-wave imaging systems and medical electronics systems.

Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Microsystems

Staelin, D. H. 3-3711 26-341 staelin@mit.edu
Microwave and infrared remote sensing from satellites, neural signal processing, estimation, wireless communications, and electromagnetics.

Area IV Topic: Electromagnetics

Temkin, R.J. 3-5528 NW16-186 temkin@mit.edu
Vacuum electron devices, coherent radiation generation, free electron lasers, gyrotron research, quasi-optical antennas, relativistic beam physics, accelerator physics, plasma physics.

Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: Energy

Verghese, G.C. 3-4612 10-140K verghese@mit.edu
Structure and dynamics of networked systems; estimation, control, signal processing; physically-based model reduction; applications, especially in biomedicine, biology and power systems.

Area IV Topic: Power

Voldman, J. 3-2094 36-824 voldman@mit.edu
Biological applications of microtechnology, especially to cell biology; bioMEMS; electrostatics at the microscale.

Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: Microsystems

Weinstein, D. 3-8930 39-553a dana@mtl.mit.edu
Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Hybrid NEMS-CMOS devices for wireless communication, signal generation, processing, and sensors.

Area IV topic: DevicesArea IV topic: MicrosystemsArea IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: Materials

Warde, C. 3-6858 13-3102 warde@mtl.mit.edu
Devices and systems for optical information processing; optoelectronic integrated circuit neuro-processors; optical neural network algorithms and architectures; integrated spectropolarimetric imaging sensors; spatial light modulators; microdisplays.

Area IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Photonics

Watts, M.R. 3-3073 26-349 mwatts@mit.edu
Electromagnetics and microphotonics. develops microphotonic elements, circuits, and systems for a variety of applications, including communications, sensing, and coupled microwave-photonic circuits, often enabling fundamental advantages over traditional implementations. Microphotonic devices are combined to form large-scale circuits and systems such as low power inter-chip networks, thermal imagers, nanophotonic phased-arrays for high-speed beam-steering, and optical-microwave oscillators for precision timing.

Area IV Topic: ElectromagneticsArea IV Topic: PhotonicsArea IV Topic: Energy

Wong, N.C. 3-8131 36-473 ncw@mit.edu
Quantum communications and measurements including photonic entanglement generation and applications. Quantum imaging and sensing. Nonlinear optics.

Area IV Topic: Physics of InformationArea IV Topic: Photonics

Yanik, M.F. 3-1583 36-834 yanik@mit.edu
Technologies for regenerative neurobiology. Neural regeneration and complex wiring of neuronal networks probed and manipulated using various technologies including microfluidics, femtosecond laser microsurgery, and 3D multi-photon imaging. Development of novel drug and genetic screening and discovery platforms. Animal and cell culture models employed ranging from C. elegans to embryonic-stem-cell derived neurons.

Area IV topic: PhotonicsArea IV topic: NanotechnologyArea IV topic: Devices

Zahn, M. 3-4688 10-174 zahn@mit.edu
Electromagnetic, electromechanical, and electro-optic interactions with gaseous, liquid, and solid media, especially under high electric field conditions. Theory, measurements, and applications of high voltage conduction and breakdown phenomena. Capacitive and inductive sensors for measuring dielectric, conduction, and magnetic properties of materials. Design and fabrication of magnetic field based MEMS devices using magnetic particles and liquids.


Area IV Topic: Electromagnetics
Area IV Topic: MaterialsArea IV Topic: DevicesArea IV Topic: Microsystems

Area IV Topic: NanotechnologyArea IV Topic: PowerArea IV Topic: Energy

 

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