Professor at the College of Optical Sciences (Tucson weather, Monsoon tracker), joint appointment with the Department of Physics, at the University of Arizona, Honorary Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of St. Andrews; B. Sc., Honorary Professor in the Physics Department of the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, 1980; Ph. D. Heriot-Watt University, 1983; Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Munich 1983-1985; College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, 1985-date.

Research Interests

  • Ultrashort pulse propagation in gases, microscopic nonlinear optical response
  • Theory and simulation of Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers
  • Theory of photon fluids
  • Penrose and Zel’dovich effects in optics

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