Teaching and Service

Courses taught:

Physics 008 Introductory Physics I

Physics 105 Analytic Mechanics Core

Physics 137 Quantum Mechanics Core

Physics 148 Modern Optics

Physics 160 Modern Physics Lab

Bobcat day

University service:

Physics bylaw 55 unit chair - Spring 2013

Vice chair of the Undergraduate Council (UGC) - Spring 2013

Committee on Resource Planning and Resource Allocatin (CAPRA) - Spring 2013

Physics undergraduate curriculum advisory committee

Undergraduate council (UGC) - 2009 to 2011

Advisor for UC Merced Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2010 - 2013

Physics and Chemistry graduate admissions committee 2010 to 2011

Bioengineering and Small Scale Technology graduate admissions committee - 2008 to 2012

Physics and chemistry search committees (Hired Tao Ye, Michael Scheibner, Lin Tian, Min Xu, Eric Brown, Jing Xu). Failed senior search during the 09-10 search cycle. 2006 to 2011

Colloquium and seminer organizer - 2009 to 2010

Colloquium and Seminar organizer - 2006 to 2007

Professional service:

Professional Service

Member, Optical Society of America - Member and Education Services Committee, Washington, DC. (July 2008 - Present).

OSA is an international professional organization. The member and education services committee decides on membership types and benefits. We are responsible for increasing membership as well as serving existing members.

Organizer, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Baltimore, MD. (September 2010 - May 2011).

Organized a symposium on parametric amplifiers and applications

Co-Organizer, American Physical Society Division of Laser Science meeting program subcommitee member. (January 2010 - October 2010).

Identified and invited speakers for several sessions of the DLS annual meeting to be held in October of 2010

Member, Optical Society of America Special Publications and Activities Committee. (July 2006 - June 2007).

Provided suggestions on new publications and activities for the OSA

 

Journal review

Optics Communications. (July 2011 - June 2012).

Journal of Selected Topics on Quantum Electronics. (July 2010 - June 2011).

Optics Communications. (July 2010 - June 2011).

Reviewer, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. (January 2009 - March 2009).

Reviewed over 200 contributed papers for the "fiber amplifiers and applications" subcommittee

Reviewer, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. (January 2008 - March 2008).

Reviewed over 200 contributed papers for the "fiber amplifiers and applications" subcommittee

Reviewer, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. (January 2007 - March 2007).

Reviewed over 200 contributed papers for the "fiber amplifiers and applications" subcommittee

Journal Article Reviewer, Optics Letters. (July 2011 - June 2012).

Optics Express. (July 2010 - June 2011).

Optics Letters. (July 2010 - June 2011).

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. (July 2009 - June 2010).

Optics Express. (July 2009 - June 2010).

Optics Letters. (July 2009 - June 2010).

Optics Express. (July 2008 - July 2009).

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. (July 2008 - June 2009).

Optics Letters. (July 2008 - June 2009).

Optics Express. (July 2007 - July 2008).

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. (July 2007 - June 2008).

Optics Letters. (July 2007 - June 2008).

Optics Express. (July 2006 - July 2007).

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. (July 2006 - June 2007).

Nature Photonics. (July 2006 - June 2007).

New Journal of Physics. (July 2006 - June 2007).

Optics Letters. (July 2006 - June 2007).

 

Public Service

 

Organizer, Outreach relationship with Ceres high schools, Ceres, California. (June 2009 - June 2011).

Coordinating proposed outreach activities which are included within each NSF proposal.

Organizer, Laboratory Open House, Merced, California. (March 2007 - June 2011).

Organized and hosted open house visits of the Applied Photonics Research laboratory.

 

Optical Society of America Student Chapter Outreach Program, Evanston, IL. (1997 - 2003).

Led a student chapter outreach program that brought hands-on optics demonstrations into the classrooms of approximately 2,000 K-12 students in Illinois and Wisconsin.