December 2, 2008
Speaker: Prof. Steve Brueck, University of New Mexico
The Electrical Engineering Department at Columbia University is honored to host a “Distinguished Alumnus Seminar” with Prof. Steve Brueck. Prof. Brueck, is a Columbia Alumni. He is also a major figure in the photonics world and a Distinguished University Professor at University of New Mexico. He is also an OSA, IEEE and an AAAS fellow. He is also a recipient of the Senior Faculty Research Award at University of New Mexico, School of Engineering and an IEEE Third Millenium Medal. He is also involved in numerous professional activities including conference committees, society governing boards, and editorial offices. Editor of the IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (1988-1994). Founding editor of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (1995). Program chair of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (1998); General chair (2000); Chairman CLEO Steering Committee (2000-2005). General Chair of Electron, Ion, Photon Beam Nanotechnology meeting (2008). Publications / Patents: ~350 refereed publications, 30 patents awarded, 8 pending.