News from the Chair
Mansoor Sheik-Bahae Promoted to Distinguished Professor
The Department of Physics and Astronomy is proud to announce that Mansoor Sheik-Bahae has been promoted to Distinguished Professor.
Sheik-Bahae is the Director of the Sheik-Bahae Research Group, which focuses on laser cooling in solids, ultrafast phenomena and nonlinear optics.
His awards include:
- OSA's R. W. Wood Prize (shared with Eric van Stryland) -- March 2012
- Recognized for "Most cited paper in the history of IEEE-JQE", LEOS 2007
- OSA Fellow (2000)
- 1996 NSF-CAREER award
- 1990 Engineer of the Year Award, IEEE/LEOS (Orlando, Florida)
He has worked at the University of New Mexico since 1994, and has been awarded over $14 million in research grants since 1995. He has edited seven books and has four U.S. patents, and another four which are pending.
Congratulations to Mansoor on this well-deserved promotion. We wish him a long and successful career in our department.
University of New Mexico
Department of Physics and Astronomy
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