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Prof. Dr. Juerg Leuthold

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Curriculum Vitae - Prof. Dr. Juerg Leuthold

 

Name:                
Juerg Leuthold
Position: Professor,
Former Head of the
Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ)
and former head of the
Institute of Microstructure Technology 
(IMT) 
With the Institute from:
July 1, 2004 until February 28, 2013.
Since March 1, 2013 with ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Curriculum Vitae:
Juerg Leuthold is the head of the Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ) and the director of the Helmholtz Research Association Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Juerg Leuthold has a Ph.D. degree in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zuerich.


From 1999 to 2004 he has been affiliated with Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies in Holmdel, USA, where he has been performing device and system research with III/V semiconductor and silicon optical bench materials for applications in high-speed telecommunications.

Since July 2004 he is a full Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).

Juerg Leuthold is a fellow of the Optical Society of America, a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Science, a member of the Helmholtz Association Think Tank and has been and is serving the community in many technical program committees such as OFC or ECOC and many others.

Besides these activities in committees he is serving the Optical Society of America in the Meetings Council.

Present research interests:
  • High-speed optical communications
  • Integrated optics(Silicon Photonics, InP Photonics)
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Modeling of optical networks and optical devices
  • Plasmonics & Nanophtonics
  • Terahertz and Teratronics
Honors and Awards:












2013 Fellow of the IEEE
2011  Hector Fellow Research Price
2010 Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences
2009 Award of the „Landesforschungspreis“ of the state of Baden- Württemberg worth 100’000 € for achievements in silicon nanotechnology. This is the highest funded research prize of a German state.
2009 Elevation to the rank of “Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA)”
2007 Election to „Top five Innovators in the field of Optics in Germany of the year 2007“ by the German VDI.
2002 “Central Bell Labs Teamwork Awards” for the development of the “RZ-DPSK System”
1999 Award of the “1999 Lucent President’s Award for Team Excellence” (In recognition of the first fully integrated 100 Gb/s InP optic chip for data encryption)
Publications:
250 Publications in journals and proceedings
Committee Work in Professional Organizations:



































Since 1/2012
Member of the Meetings Council of the Optical Society of America
Since 6/2011 Member of the Helmholtz Association Think Tank
Since 6/2010
Board of Trustees member of the Fraunhofer IAF Institute in Freiburg, Germany
6/2010
General chair of the “OSA Optics and Photonics Congress Karlsruhe”. This is tentatively going to be the first large OSA congress in Europe and will encompass 7 topical meetings.
2008 - 2011
Photonics and Electrooptics Division Chair of the Optical Society of America (OSA).
07/2008
Organizer of the 2008 IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meeting in Acapulco, Mexico) on the topic of “Optical Signal Regeneration”(21 - 23 July)
2009 -today
Technical Program Committee of the CLEO US
2008-2010, 2012
Technical Program Committee of the “Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC)”
2008 - 2009
Technical Program Committee of the “International Conference on Photonics in Switching 2008 (PS 2008)” in Sapporo, Japan and of the PS 2009 in Pisa, Italy.
10/2007 - 10/2008
Member of the “OSA Executive Committee of the Science and Engineering Council”
2007 - today
Technical Program Committee of the “European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC)” in the subcom- mittee “Optical Waveguides and Integrated Optics Components”
2007
Subcommittee Chair of the “Nonlinear Photonics (NP’2007)” meeting in Quebec.
2006 - 2010
Member of the CLEO/Europe Steering Committee
2006 - 2008
Technical Program Committee of the “Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications (COTA)” Conference
2006 - today
Member of the German ITG 5.3.1 Steering Committee on “Modeling of Photonic Components and Systems”
2005, -06, -08
Workshop organizer at the „Optical Fiber Communications Conference” in 2005, 2006 and 2008
2005
Program Chair of the “Optical Amplifiers and Applications Conference”
2002 - 2004
“Group Chair” of the “OSA Optical Communications Group”
2001 - 2004
Technical Program Committee of the “Optical Amplifiers and Applications (OAA)” Conference