Expertise

Research:

  • Electrical insulation of aerospace and space power systems operating in subatmospheric conditions and using high frequency switching conversion. 
  • Pulsed power engineering and repetitive pulsed power systems to study breakdown characteristics of novel dielectrics, such as nano/micro-dielectrics and biodielectrics. 
  • Compact plasma switches and vacuum electronic device development using advanced materials, such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs). 
  • Nanosecond respective pulsed plasmas and temporally and spatially resolved electrical and optical diagnostics techniques to understand physical mechanisms, and laser application.
  • Lasers /Lidar systems optical beam propagation / beam shaping systems design 

Expertise:

  • Electrical insulation
  • Pulsed power engineering
  • Breakdown characteristics of dielectrics
  • Compact plasma switches
  • Pulsed plasmas
  • Laser and lidar systems
Communities
Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering
Degrees
PhD, New York University, Electrical Engineering, 1990
MS, Middle East Technical University, Physics, 1984
BS, Middle East Technical University, Physics, 1981