Nelson Tansu

Lehigh University, USA

Prof. Nelson Tansu was born on October 1977, and he received his B.S. degree (Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, and Physics; with Highest Distinction) and his Ph.D. degree (Electrical Engineering / Applied Physics) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 1998 and May 2003, respectively. Dr. Tansu is the Class of 1961 Chair Associate Professor (with tenure) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Center for Optical Technologies (COT) at Lehigh University, where he has been a faculty member since July 2003 till present. Dr. Tansu’s research works cover both the theoretical and experimental aspects of the physics of semiconductor optoelectronics materials and devices, the physics of low-dimensional semiconductor (nanostructure), and MOCVD and device fabrications of III-Nitride and III-V-Nitride semiconductor optoelectronics devices on GaAs, InP, and GaN substrates. Up to today, Dr. Tansu has published in more than 220+ refereed international journal (81) and conference (140) publications, and he holds several US patents (total > 8). Previously, Dr. Tansu has also given numerous lectures, seminars, and keynote and invited talks (total > 42) in universities, research institutions, and conferences in USA, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Tansu serves as the Primary Guest Editor of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (2008-2009) and IEEE / OSA Journal of Display Technology (2012-2013), and he also serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Photonics Journal (2009-present), Associate Editor for OSA Optical Materials Express (2010-present), Assistant / Associate Editor for Nanoscale Research Letters (2007-present), as well as Editorial Board Member for Journal of Materials (2012-present), Optics (2012-present), and Conference Papers in Physics (2012-present). Dr. Tansu has also served as the Technical Program Committee for several major technical conferences for IEEE, OSA, SPIE, and APS; the selected lists include

Biography Updated on 18 October 2012

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