Dr. Mool C. Gupta
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Professor Gupta is currently a Langley Distinguished Professor and Director of NSF I/UCRC Center for Lasers and Plasmas at the University of Virginia. Previously, he was Director of the Applied Research Center, Program Director for Materials Science and Engineering and a Research Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University. He has worked at the Research Laboratories of Eastman Kodak Company for 17 years as a Senior Scientist and Group Leader. Before joining Kodak he was Senior Scientist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California. His educational experience includes: Senior Research Fellow at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. (78-79), Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, (76-78) and Ph.D. in Physics from Washington State University, Pullman, Wash. (1973). Other professional activities includes: Materials Research Society Short Course Instructor for Optoelectronic Materials, Processes and devices course for over six years, Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University for over eight years, Conference Chair for 1996 SPIE Conference on Nonlinear Frequency Conversion. He is Editor-in-Chief for CRC Handbook of Photonics first edition. He has over 85 research publications and 25 patents and was inducted in Kodak’s Inventors Gallery. He has taught courses at Cornell University, University of Rochester, MRS and SPIE meetings.
Research Interests: Photon Processing of Materials, Photovoltaics, Nanomaterials, Devices and Sensors.