Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Associate Professor (2004-present), Assistant Professor (1998-2004), Visiting Assistant Professor (1998) – Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University.
Visiting Scientist (September – December 2009) – Air Force Research Lab, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts; on sabbatical leave from Wayne State University.
Associate Professor (2006-present, adjunct appointment) – Department of Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University.
Post Doctoral Fellow (1996-1997) – Nortel Institute for Emerging Technologies, University of Toronto.
Senior Research Fellow (1992-1996) – Fiber Optics Research Center at the General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
Research Fellow (1989-1991) – General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
Ph.D, Physics and Mathematics, with emphasis on Physical and Quantum Electronics, General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia, 1988.
Diploma (MSc, Laser Physics), with honor, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russia, 1986.
Certificate (Pre-college), with honor, Phys.-Math. School at Kyiv State University, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1980.
Dr. Ivan Avrutsky is interested in optoelectronics, integrated optics, and laser physics. Subjects of particular interest are optical devices employing resonant phenomena in waveguide gratings, nanoscale photonics, and nanomanufacturing technologies.
Research projects at Wayne State supported by NSF, ARO/TACOM, Federal Highway Administration, high-tech industry, 1998-present.
Research projects accomplished using National Nanofabrication Facility at Cornell and Penn State.
Patents licensed to Nortel Networks and other high-tech companies.
Coordinating a multi-institutional project on development of aluminum-free technology for high power semiconductor lasers, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1992-1996.
The first place Young Investigator Award, General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 1990.
Over 90 technical papers, 45 conference presentations, one book chapter, 10 invited seminars and conference presentations .