Bahram Jalali

Bahram Jalali

(310) 825-9655

Department of Electrical Engineering
Box 951594
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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(310) 206-2239

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Professor, Electrical Engineering
Member, California NanoSystems Institute, Medical Informatics GPB Home Area


Prof. Jalali is the Northrop-Grumman Optoelectronics Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCLA with joint appointments in the Biomedical Engineering Department, California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) and the UCLA School of Medicine Department of Surgery. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics at Columbia University in 1989 and was with Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey until 2002 before coming to UCLA. He is a Fellow of IEEE, the Optical Society of America (OSA), and the American Physical Society (APS). He is the recipient of the R.W. Wood Prize from Optical Society of America for the invention and demonstration of the first Silicon Laser. In 2005 he was elected into the Scientific American Top 50. He has published over 300 papers and holds 9 patents.


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