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George Barbastathis

George Barbastathis

Singapore Research Professor of Optics and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Room 3-461C
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-253-1960  
Fax: 617-258-9346  
Email:
Web: http://web.mit.edu/optics/www

Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Contact:
Irina Gaziyeva
Room 3-469
Phone: 617-253-5592  
Email:

Education
Diploma, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1993;
MS, Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1994;
PhD, Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1998.

Research Interests

 

Classical Optics 

3D optical systems

Volume holography for imaging systems (3D pupils)
3D spatial and spectral microscopy without scanning

Underwater imaging by fleets of autonomous vehicles

Holographic particle image velocimetry

Quantitative phase recovery 

Space-frequency analysis of optical systems 

 

Subwavelength Optics

Non-periodic high-index-contrast dielectrics ("metamaterials")

       - Hamiltonian Optics

       - Transformation Optics for

              - Imaging

              - Cloaking 

       - Nonlinear metamaterial optics 

 

Nanomanufacturing

Nanostructured origamiTM 3D fabrication and assembly process
Micromechanical actuators for 3D nanophotonics
 

Scientific and Professional Societies
Fellow, Optical Society of America
Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


Teaching
2.672 (Spring '99) Undergraduate projects laboratory.
2.997 (Fall '99) Optical engineering.
2.671 (Spring '00) Measurement and instrumentation.
2.717 (Fall '00) Optical Engineering.
2.003 (Spring '01) Modeling dynamics and control I.
2.71/2.710 (Fall '01) Optics
2.717 (Spring '02) Optical Engineering
2.71/2.710 (Fall '02) Optics
on leave, Spring '03
2.71/2.710 (Fall '03) Optics
2.391J/6.781J (Spring '04) Submicrometer and nanometer technology
2.71/2.710 (Fall '04) Optics
2.717 (Spring '05) Optical Engineering
2.391J/6.781J (Spring '05) Submicrometer and nanometer technology
2.71/2.710 (Fall '05) Optics
2.007 (Spring '06) Design and Manufacturing I

on leave, Fall '06 and Spring '07
2.391/6.781J (Spring '06) Submicrometer and nanometer technology

2.004 (Fall '07) System Dynamics and Control

2.71/2.710 (Spring '07) Optics

on leave, Fall '08

2.71/2.710 (Spring '09) Optics

2.004 (Fall '09) System Dynamics and Control

2.71/2.710 (Spring '10) Optics

2.717 (Fall '10) Optical Engineering 

2.71/2.710 (Spring '11) Optics 

2.001 (Fall '11) Mechanics 

2.001 (Spring '12) Mechanics

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