Joseph Perry awarded Invited Professorship at Ecole Normale Superieure

May 13, 2013 | Atlanta, GA

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Dr. Joseph Perry has been awarded an Invited Professorship at the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) in Lyon, France.  Dr. Perry will give a lectures and engage in collaborative research interactions on two-photon absorbing compounds, organic photonic materials, and organic microlasers with researchers at the Lyon and Cachan campuses of the ENS.

Joseph W. Perry has been a Professor in the School of Chemistry Biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology for the past ten years and is an associate director of COPE. He received his B.S. in Chemistry at the University of South Florida and his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at Caltech in 1984. His research includes organic photonic materials, two-photon absorption, 3D microfabricaton, plasmonics, and energy storage materials. He has published over 200 scientific articles and has eight issued patents. His awards include the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement in 1992 and NSF’s Special Creativity Award in 1997.  He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America, American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.