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Biography

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PeopleInstitutions

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Published as Author

J. D. Joannopoulos

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Dates

April 26, 1947 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Joannopoulos, J. D. (John D.), 1947-

Additional Forms of Names

Joannopoulos, John D.

Joannopoulos, John D., 1947-

Biography

Abstract

John D. Joannopoulos is Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1974-present). His research interests include optics and electronic structure.

Important Dates

April 26, 1947Birth, New York (N.Y.).

1968Obtained BA, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1974Obtained PhD in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1974 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics (1974-1983); Professor of Physics (1983-1995); and Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics (1996-present), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge (Mass.).

2009Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Occupation

Condensed matter physicist.

Places

Birth

New York (N.Y.)

Undergraduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Cambridge (Mass.)

Subjects

Condensed matter.

Electronic structure.

Optics.

Photonic crystals.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Arias, Tomas A.

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Cohen, Marvin L.

PhD advisor at University of California, Berkeley, "Electronic structure of complex crystalline and amorphous semiconductors."

Huang, K. C.

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "The rise and fall of structure in physics: polaritonic photonic crystals, melting, and min-protein oscillations."

Ismail-Beigi, S. (Sohrab)

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "New perspectives on ab initio calculation and physical insights gained through linkage to continuum theories."

Johnson, Steven G., 1973-

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "Photonic crystals: from theory to practice."

Kaxiras, Efthimios

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "Ab Initio theory of polar surfaces of binary compound semiconductors."

Laughlin, Robert B.

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "The structure and excitations of amorphous solids and surfaces."

Rappe, Andrew M.

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "AB initio theoretical studies of transition-metal, molecular, and photonic band-gap materials."

Stone, A. Douglas, 1954-

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), "Localization and low temperature transport in disordered one-dimensional systems."

Colleagues

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Benedek, George Bernard, 1928-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Bertschinger, Edmund William

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Birgeneau, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1942-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Coppi, B.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Davidson, Ronald C.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Deutsch, Martin, 1917-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Dresselhaus, M. S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Enge, Harald A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Feshbach, Herman

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Freedman, Daniel Z.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Friedman, Jerome I. (Jerome Isaac), 1930-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Goldstone, Jeff Alan

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Guth, Alan H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Haroche, S.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jackiw, Roman W.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Javan, Ali, 1926-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kastner, Marc A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ketterle, Wolfgang

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Keyes, Frederick G. (Frederick George), 1885-1976

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Kleppner, Daniel

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lax, Benjamin

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lee, P. A. (Patrick A.), 1946-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley)

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Low, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1921-2007

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Moniz, E.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Phillips, William D. (William Daniel), 1948-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Porkolab, Miklos

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Read, Nicholas

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Rossi, Bruno, 1905-1993

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Shull, Clifford Glenwood

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stanley, H. Eugene (Harry Eugene), 1941-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Stratton, Julius Adams, 1901-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Tarnow, Eugen

Advised by Joannopoulos at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Ting, S. C. C. (Samuel Chao-chung), 1936-

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weiss, Rainer

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Weisskopf, Victor Frederick, 1908-2002

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both employed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Institutions

Major Positions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics; Professor of Physics; and Francis Wright Davis Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained BA and PhD in Physics (1974).

Resources

Published Resources

Author

Photonic crystals : molding the flow of light / John D. Joannopoulos, Robert D. Meade, Joshua N. Winn.

The Physics of hydrogenated amorphous silicon. I, Structure, preparation, and devices / edited by J.D. Joannopoulos and G. Lucovsky ; with contributions by D.E. Carlson ... [et al.].