2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2007 - 10th Annual

Fabrication Techniques for Photonic Crystals

Pierre Wiltzius

Pierre Wiltzius

Director, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Pierre Wiltzius received his Ph.D. in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland in 1981. He was at Bell Laboratories (Lucent Technologies, formerly AT&T) between 1984 and 2001, where he was most recently the Director of Semiconductor Physics Research. He was appointed Director of the Beckman Institute in September 2001; a professor in both the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics; and a full-time Beckman Institute faculty member in the Nanoelectronics and Biophotonics group. His fields of professional interest are soft-condensed matter, colloidal self-assembly, photonic crystals and microphotonics.

Honors: Fellow of: American Physical Society; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Senior Member of the IEEE; R&D100 Innovation Award from R&D Magazine (2001); Industrial Visitor of the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago (1994); Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories (1991); Robert Mehrabian Distinguished Lecturer at U.C.S.B. (1987); NATO Fellowship (1983).

Speaking in the Nanoparticles in Soft Materials - Colloidal Systems Symposium.

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