UCLA Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Receives 2024 IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award

ECE Professor Mona Jarrahi has been awarded the 2024 IEEE Photonics Society Aron Kressel Award, which recognizes contributions to opto-electronic device technology with significant impact on their applications in major practical systems. The award is usually granted to an individual or a team of up to three people.

As stated by the IEEE Photonics Society, Prof. Jarrahi’s groundbreaking work in ultrafast electronic and optoelectronic devices and integrated systems has made significant contributions to the development of terahertz, infrared, and millimeter-wave sensing, imaging, computing, and communication. Her innovative use of plasmonics, novel optical materials, and quantum structures has positioned her as a leader in the field.