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Bahram Javidi

Bahram Javidi is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at University of Connecticut. He is Fellow of IEEE, OSA, EOS, SPIE, IoP, and the Guggenheim Foundation. He has received the Quantum Electronics and Optics Prize for Applied Aspects by the European Physical Society, IEEE Donald Fink Prize, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Prize, SPIE Technology Achievement Award, SPIE Dennis Gabor Award, and IEEE Photonics Society Distinguished Lecturer Award. His articles have been cited 41,900 times per Google Scholar (h-index=91).

Javidi received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from George Washington University, and the M.S. & Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He has held visiting positions at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States Air Force Rome Lab at Hanscom Air Force Base, University of Stuttgart, and Thomson-CSF Research Labs in Orsay, France. He is a consultant to government and industry in the areas of optics, optical systems, image sensors and recognition systems, and 3D optical imaging systems. He has had collaborative research initiatives with numerous universities and industries in the USA, Japan, S. Korea, China, India, Italy, Germany, Israel, Iran, France, Ireland, Finland, England, Singapore, Egypt, Spain, Switzerland, and Mexico.

He has been the recipient of OSA’s C.E.K Mees Medal and the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize.

Document Created: 5 Feb 2020
Last Updated: 11 Jun 2020