Roberto Paiella

Roberto PaiellaProfessor (ECE, MSE)
PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1998

Semiconductor Photonics

(617) 353-8883
office: PHO 529
office hours: Tuesday, Thursday, 12:30–2:00 PM

Honors, Awards, and Editorships

  • Dean’s Catalyst Award, College of Engineering, Boston University (2011 & 2009)
  • Vice Chair, IEEE Laser and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), New England Chapter
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • 2008 BU Office of Technology Development Ignition Award

Classes Taught

  • EK 131/132 Introduction to Engineering
  • EK307 Electric Circuit Theory
  • EC560 Introduction to Photonics
  • EC577 Electronic Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
  • EC591 Photonics Lab I
  • EC700 Advanced Special Topics

Research Interests

  • device physics and applications of semiconductor quantum structures
  • optoelectronic devices based on group-III nitride semiconductors
  • terahertz photonics
  • plasmonics and related optoelectronic device applications
  • novel device concepts and circuit architectures for ultrafast all-optical information processing

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