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Jelena Vuckovic is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Ginzton Laboratory at Stanford University, where she leads the Nanoscale and Quantum Photonics Lab. She received her PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 2002, and M.Sc. and Diploma in Engineering degrees from Caltech and University of Nis, Serbia, respectively. Upon graduation from Caltech, she has held the following positions at Stanford: a postdoctoral scholar (January-August 2002), an acting assistant professor (August-December 2002), an assistant professor (January 2003-August 2008), an associate professor of electrical engineering with tenure (September 2008- January 2013), and a professor of electrical engineering (since February 2013). As a Humboldt Prize recipient, she has also held a visiting position at the Institute for Physics of the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany (since 2011). In 2013, she was appointed as a Hans Fischer Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Technical University in Munich, Germany.
addition to the Humboldt Prize (2010) and the Hans Fischer Senior
Fellowship (2013), Vuckovic
has received many other awards including the Marko V. Jaric award for
outstanding achievements in physics (2012), the DARPA Young Faculty Award (2008), the Chambers Faculty Scholarship
at Stanford (2008), the Presidential Early Career Award
for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE in 2007), the Office of Naval
Research Young Investigator Award (2006), the Okawa Foundation Research
Grant (2006), and the Frederic E. Terman Fellowship at Stanford
has authored more than 140 refereed journal articles, 12 book chapters, 11
issued patents, and has given over 180 invited talks.
She has authored more than 140 refereed journal articles, 12 book chapters, 11 issued patents, and has given over 180 invited talks.
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