Gautam Vemuri received his undergraduate degree in physics (with honors) from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, India, in 1984, the M.S. degree (in physics) in 1986 from Brown University, Providence, and the Ph.D. degree (in physics) in 1990 from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder, from 1990 to 1992, and has been serving at the Physics Faculty at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) since 1992. He serves currently as a Professor of physics at IUPUI, and from 2002 to 2009, he worked as the Chair of the Department. His research interests include laser physics and nonlinear optics, with special emphasis on stochastic and nonlinear dynamical behaviors of optical systems. He has served on the editorial boards of two journals. He also served as a Member of the Executive Committee of the American Physical Society’s Prairie Section in 2009. e has served as the editor of a special of the journal Optics Communications, which is devoted to optics in the life sciences. In 2010, he was named a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America.
Biography Updated on 18 December 2011