Klamkin Earns IEEE Senior Membership


Professor Jonathan Klamkin (ECE, MSE)
Professor Jonathan Klamkin (ECE, MSE)

Professor Klamkin (ECE, MSE) was elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior member, which are bestowed on those who have made significant contributions to the profession.

As a Senior Member, Klamkin has the ability to hold executive IEEE positions and serve as a reference for other applicants for senior membership. In order to eligible to be nominated or apply one must have shown significant performance in at least five years in professional practice.

Klamkin’s research is focused on integrated photonic technologies for optical communications, microwave photonics, and sensing. “The photonic devices and integrated circuits that we develop in the Integrated Photonics Group increase the capacity of fiber-optic networks, enable more efficient communication between and inside data centers, and could revolutionize space communications.”

He felt honored to be recognized as Senior Member of the IEEE. “The IEEE is one of the most recognized professional associations and produces publications and technology standards that strongly influence the field in which I am active.”

Since March 2013, Klamkin has been an Assistant Professor at Boston University. He then received Boston University College of Engineering Dean’s Catalyst Award. Some of his research interests include: integrated photonics, compound semiconductors, and microwave photonics.

– Chelsea Hermond (SMG ’15)