David Bishop

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Professor (ECE, Physics, ME, MSE) Head of the Division of Materials Science & Engineering

  • Office 8 St. Mary’s St Boston, MA 02215, Room 609
  • Phone (617) 353-8899

Professor (ECE, Physics, ME, MSE)
Head of the Division of Materials Science & Engineering

  • Primary Appointment Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, Cornell University, 1978
  • Additional Affiliations Division of Materials Science & Engineering
    Department of Physics
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Honors and Awards Phi Beta Kappa, Syracuse University
    Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award
    Fellow, American Physical Society
    Chosen by the AIP history site as part of an “Array of Contemporary American Physicists”
    Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Labs
    Bell Labs Fellow, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
    Nanotech Briefs’ Nano50 Innovator Award (2006)
    Good Scout Award for leadership in local youth programs
    AT&T Affirmative Action Award for diversity recruiting and hiring
    American Physical Society’s George E. Pake Prize (2009)
  • Areas of Interest low temperature physics
    mechanical properties of materials at low temperatures
    MEMS and NEMS
    MEMS in lightwave networks
    all-optical switching
    superconductivity and superfluidity
    magnetic vortices in superconductors and their phase transitions
    Casimir effect and Casimir oscillators
    VLSI cooling using nano-patterned structures
    energy efficient networking
    electron coherence effects in metallic nanostructures at low temperatures
    cybersecurity and protecting critical infrastructure


Affiliation: Administration & Staff (MSE), Affiliated Faculty (BME), Affiliated Faculty (ME), Primary Faculty (ECE), Primary Faculty (MSE)