Roman Sobolewski received the Ph.D. and Sc.D. (Habilitation) degrees in physics from the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, in 1983 and 1992, respectively. Currently, he is a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (primary), Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the Materials Science Graduate Program at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, with a secondary appointment as a Senior Scientist at the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics. At the Laboratory, he is the Head of the Ultrafast Quantum Phenomena Laboratory. His interests are concentrated on the ultrafast phenomena in condensed matter, novel electronic and optoelectronic materials and photonic devices, and on quantum communications and computation. He is the author and coauthor of above 300 publications in peer-review journals and over 100 invited presentations, seminars, and colloquia worldwide. Dr. Sobolewski is a scientific reviewer for several US Government agencies, many professional journals, and is a Consultant-Lecturer for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. In 2004, he was the organizer and Codirector of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Advanced Materials. In 2006, the President of the Republic of Poland granted him the State Professorship.
Biography Updated on 12 September 2007