Bahram Jalali

Bahram Jalali

Bahram Jalali
Professor and Northrop Grumman Opto-Electronic Chair in Electrical Engineering
Primary Area: Physical and Wave Electronics

Office: 68-109 Engr. IV
Phone: (310) 825-9655
Research Lab: Photonics Laboratory

Research and Teaching Interests:
Silicon photonics and fiber optic communication, real-time streaming data acquisition and processing, biophotonics, rare cell detection, blood screening, nondestructive material testing and characterization, rogue wave phenomena


Awards and Recognitions
2013     Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award from the Engineering Council “For seminal contributions in establishing the field of silicon photonics and for time stretch techniques resulting in a new generation of real time high throughput instruments”.
2013      IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Best Paper Award, M. Asghari and B. Jalali, “Anamorphic Transform and its Application to time-bandwidth compression”.
2013     Fellow, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
2012     IEEE Photonics Society’s Aron Kressel Award “For contributions to the science and technology of silicon photonics”.
2011     Fellow, American Physical Society
2007     R.W. Wood Prize from the Optical Society of America “For the Invention and Demonstration of Raman Lasing in Silicon”
2006     Maxwell Prize from the American Physical Society for “outstanding and pioneering contributions in the area plasma-based accelerators and laser-plasma interactions”
2006     Advanced Solid State Photonics (ASSP) Conference, Best Student Paper Award, Graduate student V. Raghunathan (Professor B. Jalali, advisor)
2004     Fellow, Optical Society of America


IEEE Fellow