Roberto Paiella


Professor (ECE, MSE)

Professor (ECE, MSE)

  • Primary Appointment Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Education PhD, California Institute of Technology, 1998
  • Additional Affiliations Materials Science and Engineering
  • Honors and Awards 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
  • Areas of Interest 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


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