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UIC Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1020 Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO), 851 South Morgan St.(M/C 154) Chicago, IL 60607.

Office:  310 AOB

Laboratory: Nanoengineering Research Laboratory

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Ph.D. Physics University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

M.S. Physics University of Delhi, India

B.S. Physics University of Delhi, India

UIC Distinguished Professor, 2004

Society of Women Engineers National Achievement Award, 2003

Fellow of the American Physical Society, 2013

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2002

Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1999

Fellow of the Optical Society of America, 1998

Fellow Emeritus of the Army Research Laboratory, 1994

Optoelectronics devices and novel quantum and nanoscale devices

Optical characterization of optoelectronic devices and structures

Wide band gap structures and devices, bio-optoelectronics

National Achievement Award from Society of Women Engineers, 2003

Fellow of the AAAS, 2003

IEEE Harry Diamond Award 2000

Fellow of the IEEE, 1999

2000 Recipient of the IEEE Harry Diamond Award

Fellow of the OSA, 1998

Fellow Emeritus, Army Research Laboratory.

Harold Jacobs Award for Scientific Achievement, 1991

Department of Army, R&D Achievement Award “High Speed, High Contrast Optical Modulator”, 1995

Paul A. Siple Memorial Award (First Prize) Army Science Conference, 1994

Outstanding Army Materiel Command Personnel of the Year Award; ten awardees from 100,000 employees, 1992

Department of Army, R&D Achievement Award “Novel Optical Modulator using Band Mixing”1992

Department of Army, R&D Achievement Award “Physics and Applications of Porous Silicon”, 1992

Army Science Conference Third Prize “Non-Contact Method for the Measurement of Electric Fields in Semiconductors”, 1992;

Army Science Conference Third Prize “Studies in Porous Silicon.”, 1992’

Department of Army, R&D Achievement Award “Ten Micron Hot Electron Infrared Transistor’, 1990

Army Science Conference, Third Prize “Damage Studies in Etched and Regrown GaAs.”