Siddharth Ramachandran


Professor (ECE, MSE)

Professor (ECE, MSE)

  • Education PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1998
  • Additional Affiliations Materials Science and Engineering
  • Honors and Awards Fellow, The Optical Society (OSA)
    Distinguished visiting fellowship, UK Royal Academy of Engineering, 2016
    IEEE Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2013-15
    Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, OFS Laboratories, 2003
    Associate Editor, Optica, 2015-present
    Associate Editor, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 2011-2014
    Topical Editor, Optics Letters, 2008-2011
    Book editor, Springer-Verlag, 2007
    Guest Editor, IEEE-JSTQE issue on High-Power Fiber Lasers, 2009
    CLEO General Chair (2017) and Program Chair (2015)
    Dean’s Catalyst Award, 2012
  • Classes Taught EK307 Electric Circuit Theory
    EC 563 Fiber-Optic Communication Systems
    EC 568 Optical Fibers and Waveguides
    EC 577 Electronic Optical and Magnetic Properties of Materials
    EC763 Nonlinear & Ultrafast Optics
  • Areas of Interest Optical physics of guided waves
    Micro- and nano-structured optical fibers
    High-power fiber lasers and fiber sensors
    Biomedical imaging and microscopy with optical fibers


Affiliation: Primary Faculty (ECE), Primary Faculty (MSE)