Elias Towe



MIT SB(1981); MIT SM(1981)

MIT Ph.D(1987)

Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon U and Albert and Ethel Grobstein Memorial Professor

 Dr Elias Towe is the 2004 elected fellow of the American physical Society (APS) for "Pioneering contributions to the application of quantum-dot nanostructures in optoelectronic devices and for the innovative use of phenomena in the design of novel of optical devices".The actual APS citation is: for "Contributions to the design and application of quantum-dot nanostructures in optoelectronic devices"

Elias Towe was honored by Carnegie Mellon Engineering on November 17 as the first recipient of the Albert and Ethel Grobstein Memorial Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering, established through the estate of Albert (E' 1920, 1933) and Ethel Grobstein.

Towe is the editor of one book, the author of two patents, and has more than 110 scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals or conference proceedings. He is the associate editor in chief of the IEEE Journal of Sensors, and has been the guest editor for a number of special topics in leading journals. Towe is also a member of a number of conference-organizing committees, indicating his technical leadership within IEEE and the Optical Society of America (OSA).    

references: http://www.ece.cmu.edu/news/show.php?article=322; http://www.ece.cmu.edu/

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