Michael Povolotskyi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Applied Mathematics and Physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Moscow, Russia) in 1998 and 2000 respectively. He received the Ph.D. in Microelectronics and Telecommunications from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Rome, Italy) in 2004. His research advisor was Prof. Aldo Di Carlo. From 2004-2008, Dr. Povolotskyi worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the same university on the development of the simulation software package TiberCAD. Since July 2008, Dr. Povolotskyi is working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech Savannah on vertical cavity laser simulations.
Benjamin Connors received his B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Texas – Dallas in 2008. He is currently pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research involves numerical simulation of the physics of InGaN/AlGaN optoelectronic devices.
David Keeling received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech Savannah in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and working as an engineer at Gulfstream Aerospace in Savannah. His research involves the numerical simulation of GaN nanowire devices.
Benjamin Klein received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1994 and 1995, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign in 2000. His research advisor was Dr. Karl Hess. From 2000-2003, Dr. Klein was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado, under the direction of Dr. Richard Mirin. Dr. Klein joined Georgia Tech Savannah as an Assistant Professor in 2003.
Aditya Kulkarni received the Bachelor of Engineering degree from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, India in 2002. From 2002-2007, he worked in the field of digital video compression in Bangalore. He completed the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in the Spring of 2009. His M.S. thesis research was the three dimensional simulation of carrier transport in LEDs and semiconductor lasers. Since 2009, he has been an engineer for Nokia-Siemens Networks in Bangalore, India.
Vivek Krishnamurthy received the Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communications from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore (Visvesvariah Technological University, India) in 2002, and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2004. He completed the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the Georgia Insitute of Technology in the Spring of 2009. His Ph.D. thesis research was the simulation of complex photonic crystal and metallic optical structures via mode-matching methods. Since 2009, he has been a Senior Research Fellow in the Nanophotonics and Nano-scale Integration Group at the Data Storage Institute, Singapore.
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