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BORN:                                November 29, 1936, Brooklyn, New York


1959                                     B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1961                                     M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

1963                                     Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University


1979-Present                       Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics (Emeritus) Stanford University

1993-1996                           Chair, Applied Physics Department, Stanford University

1984-1991                           Director, Edward L.Ginzton Laboratory Joint Services Electronics Program, Stanford University

1983-1988                           Director, Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University

1971-1979                           Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

1967-1971                           Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

1963-1967                           Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

1961-1963                           Honors Co-Op Student, Sylvania Electronic Systems

1959-1960                           Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories


1973                                    Curtis W. McGraw Research Award (American Society for Engineering Education)

1978                                    David Sarnoff Award (The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)

1984                                    Davies Medal for Engineering Achievement (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)

1985                                    Charles Hard Townes Award (Optical Society of America)

1991                                    Einstein Prize for Laser Science (International Conference on Lasers and Applications)

1992                                    Optical Society of America (Stanford Chapter) Teaching Award

1994                                    Quantum Electronics Award (The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers)

1999                                    Frederic Ives Medal (highest award of the Optical Society of America)

2002                                    Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science (American Physical Society)

2007                                    2007  Harvey Prize (Awarded by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)


1968                                    Fellow of the Optical Society of America
1972                                    Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
1975                                    Fellow of American Physical Society
1976                                    Guggenheim Fellowship
1977                                    Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
1981                                    Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
1988                                    Kenneth and Barbara Oshman Professor of Engineering Endowed Chair (Stanford University)
1994                                    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
1995                                    Elected to Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2005                                    Stephen E. Harris Endowed Professorship in Quantum Optics (Texas A&M University)
2013                                    Honorary Member, Optical Society of America

PUBLICATIONS:             230 publications in professional journals

PATENTS:                         16 U.S. Patents granted.