Faculty
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Anderson, Ryan

Ryan Anderson, PhD

Visiting Researcher

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Engineering II, Room 3510


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Bi, Hanyu

Hanyu Bi

Graduate Student Researcher, Materials

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Blumenthal, Dan

Daniel Blumenthal

Distinguished Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Daniel Blumenthal is a Distinguished Professor in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at UCSB, Director of the Terabit Optical Ethernet Center (TOEC) and heads the Optical Communications and Photonics Integration (OCPI). His research is in silicon nitride photonics and optical packet switching.

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John Bowers

John E. Bowers

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency, and a member of the Technology Management Program (TMP). In July 2009, he was appointed to the Fred Kavli Chair in Nanotechnology. Professor Bowers' research interests are in energy efficiency and in the development of novel optoelectronic devices for the next generation of optical networks.

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Carralejo, Brian

Brian Carralejo

Development Engineer
Development Engineer with over 30 years experience in Semiconductor Industry and Research (including experience in SEM, FIB, MBE, HVPE, and MOCVD). Responsible for lab equipment management, working with Facilities to design new laboratories and upgrade lab spaces, and working with UCSB Environmental Health and Safety and the County Fire Marshal to comply with all safety regulations for research facilities.

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Chang, Hsun-Ming

Hsun-Ming Chang

Graduate Student Researcher

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Engineering II, Room 2515

Hsun-Ming Chang was born in Kaohsiung city, Taiwan. He received his Masters degree from the Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics in 2017, and his Bachelors degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 2015, both from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.


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Chang, Meg

Meg Chang

Office Assistant, SSLEEC
SSLEEC Student Assistant

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SrabantiChowdhury-SQ

Srabanti Chowdhury

Department of Electrical Engineering (EE), Stanford University
Srabanti Chowdhury is an associate professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) and a Senior Fellow of Precourt Institute at Stanford. She leads the Widebandgap Lab at Stanford where her research focuses on the wideband gap (WBG) and ultra-wide bandgap (UWBG) materials and device engineering for energy-efficient and compact system architecture for electronics including power RF and computation applications.

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Christopher, Phillip

Phillip Christopher

Chemical Engineering Vice Chair and Professor
Phillip Christopher, Chemical Engineering Vice Chair and Professor; Rinker Founder's Chair and Mellichamp Cluster Chair in Sustainable Manufacturing, focuses his research on heterogeneous catalysis, photochemistry, Energy Efficiency & Sustainability.

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Cohen, Dan

Dan Cohen, PhD

Research Advisor
Research Advisor with several decades of experience inventing and developing InP and GaN based laser diodes and photonic integrated circuits for communication, biochemical sensing, data storage, solid state lighting, displays and LIDAR. Expertise includes device design, fabrication, testing and analysis. Recent projects have included high power and high efficiency lasers, VCSELs, and ultraviolet lasers.

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Coldren, Larry

Larry Coldren

Professor Emeritus, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Materials
Professor of Materials and Electrical & Computer Engineering Departments. His research focuses on components and fabrication techniques for III-V optoelectronic integrated circuits, including vertical-cavity lasers and widely tunable lasers.

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DenBaars, Steven

Steven P. DenBaars

Co-Director, Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center
Co-Director, Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center; Professor of Materials and Electrical and Computer Engineering; Mitsubishi Chemical Chair in Solid State Lighting and Displays

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Dihn, Nicole

Nicole Dinh

Office Assistant, SSLEEC
SSLEEC Student Assistant

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Jake Ewing, Dazaifu, Kyushu

Jacob Ewing

Graduate Student Researcher

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Engineering II, Room 3508

MicroLEDs for next-generation display technologies Micro light-emitting diodes (µLEDs) are promising candidate many next-generation displays technologies including television screens and augmented reality (AR) glasses. Advantages of µLEDs include high efficiencies, self-emissivity, high brightness and long operating lifetimes.

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Ferrari, Pasquale

Pasquale S. Ferrari

Senior Licensing Officer, Office of Technology & Industry Alliances (TIA)
Pasquale Ferrari is a Senior Licensing Officer for the Office of Technology & Industry Alliances (“TIA”) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he manages the university's intellectual property portfolio in materials, electronics, and other physical sciences. As Sr. Licensing Officer, Mr. Ferrari is directly responsible for negotiating license agreements for UCSB's patents and copyrights. Mr. Ferrari joined UCSB in 2023.

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Gee, Stephen

Stephen Gee

Graduate Student Researcher, Materials
Organizer of LED/Laser Meeting; UC Santa Barbara Volunteer for the Southern California Science Olympiad.

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Gong, Wenting

Wenting Gong

Graduate Student Researcher, Physics

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Engineering II, Room 2515


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Gordon, Michael

Michael Gordon

Professor & Chair, Chemical Engineering
Dr. Gordon focuses research on synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials as well as the development of scanning probe microscopy (SPM) methods for optical, electrical, and mechanical interrogation of nanoscale systems found in different venues such as material science, microelectronics, catalysis, and biology. His current interests include: III-nitride nanostructures, micro/nano-LEDs.

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Hansen, Joshua

Joshua Hansen

Summer HS Intern

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Hobson, Reese

Reese Hobson

Summer Undergraduate Intern