Subject Areas:

  • Organic Single-Crystal Films 
  • Nonlinear Optics 
  • Electro-Optics and Frequency Conversion
  • Nonconjugated Conductive Polymers
  • Femtosecond Time-Resolved Measurements
  • Fluorescence of Excited States
  • Photovoltaics
  • Sub-nanometer Metallic Quantum Dots

Research Interests:

  • Electronic and Optical Properties of Novel Organic Conducting Materials and Molecular Crystals
  • Femtosecond Time-resolved Measurements of Nonlinear Optical Susceptibilities, Fluorescence and Dynamics of Excited States
  • Organic Single-Crystal Films, Electro-optics, Frequency Conversion
  • Nonconjugated Conductive Polymers, Photovoltaics, Nonlinear Optics
  • Polymers for Protection against Nuclear Radiation (Radioiodine)


Mechanical Engineering
PhD, Case Western Reserve University, Physics, 1983
BS, Visva-Bharati University, India
MS, Case Western Reserve University
mechanical engineering