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Chair in Nanoelectronics, Professor, Electrical Engineering University of Texas at Arlington
Robert Magnusson is the Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics and Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received the Ph. D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Arlington in 1984. He was Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington during 1998-2001 and Professor and Head of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut 2001-2006 and Professor there 2006-2008. He has served as associate editor of Applied Optics and Optical Engineering and as general chair for the Diffractive Optics and Micro Optics topical meeting.
Current research focus is on theory and experiment of periodic nanostructures, nanolithography, nanophotonics and -electronics, nanoplasmonics, and optical bio- and chemical sensors. With his students and colleagues, Prof. Magnusson has authored nearly 300 journal articles and conference papers. He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and SPIE (International Society for Optical Engineering). He is a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal and an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
Speaking in the symposiums on Nano Electronics & Photonics