Waks, Edo

Edo Waks
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
1202H, IREAP Building
Phone: 
301-405-5022
General Research Interests: 
  • Application of photonic crystals to quantum information processing
  • Use of photonic crystals for practical tools in optical telecommunication and sensing
Background: 

Edo Waks received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University while working with Professor Yoshihisa Yamamoto in the area of quantum optics and quantum information. After graduating, he became a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, working with Professor Jelena Vuckovic in the Ginzton Laboratory on nanophotonic implementations of quantum information processing, before joining the ECE Department as assistant professor for the Fall 2006 semester. He received his B.S. and M.S. from the Electrical Engineering Department at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Waks is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow and was a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, at Stanford. He won the Department of Central Intelligence Postdoctoral Fellowship Award sponsored by the Army Research and Development Activity, which funded his postdoctoral research. He received a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1996-1999), and the William Huggins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Computer and Electrical Engineering, from Johns Hopkins University (1995).
 
Education
 
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford UniversityEducation