Ph.D in ElectroPhysics from  New York University Polytechnic  School of Engineering – 1967. MSEE – 1959, AND  BSEE -1958  from New York University. .  Fellow of IEEE, and a member of the honorary societies Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, and Sigma Xi. Currently serving as a member of the IEEE Spectrum Editorial Advisory Board.  Member of the Technical Staff at the RCA Laboratories David Sarnoff Research Center (Sarnoff) in Princeton NJ 1959. Invented and demonstrated the world’s highest performance superluminescent diode (SLD), a device currently used in industry in a variety of applications including interferometric fiber optic gyroscopes (IFOG), optical coherence tomography (OCT), optical amplifiers in telecommunications, switching for optical interconnects, mode-locked and tunable lasers 1986.   Led the development of OCT instruments for the detection of coronary plaques and for high-resolution monitoring of stent Medeikon Corporation (aka Cardiovascular Solutions Inc.). Founder of GAA Associates 2010. Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Lux Photronics Inc. Former Consultant to the National Science Foundation and Franklin Institute’s Science & Arts. Served in various capacities including Section Chair, Region 1 Director, IEEE-USA president (2005), and member of the IEEE Board of Directors at IEEE.  Author and co-author of more than 120 technical papers and holds more than 60 U.S. and foreign patents. Recipient of four RCA/Sarnoff Outstanding Achievement Awards, an IEEE Region 1 Award, and the IEEE Millennium Award. Inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for “prolific work in diverse cutting edge technologies including superconductivity, acoustic emissions and electro-optics.” Received the 2009 prestigious Eta Kappa Nu Vladimir Karapetoff Award for his inventions and developments in superluminescent diodes and related devices in 2010.  


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