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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801

 

Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375
email: mntl@illinois.edu

Highlights

James J. Coleman

James J. Coleman


PhD Electrical Engineering University of Illinois October 1975

Research Interests:
Semiconductor lasers, optoelectronics, epitaxial growth, quantum dots, and nanostructures
For more information:
The Semiconductor Laser Laboratory

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements:

  • OSA/IEEE Photonics Society John Tyndall Award (2013)
  • Member, US National Academy of Engineering (2012)
  • Fellow, SPIE (2012)
  • SPIE Technical Achievement Award (2011)
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow (2009-2014)
  • Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (2008)
  • David Sarnoff Award, IEEE (2008)
  • Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award, Optical Society of America (2006)
  • ISCS Heinrich Welker Award (2004)
  • Who's Who in America (2003)
  • Intel Alumni Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2003)
  • Franklin W. Woeltge Named Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2002)
  • William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (2000)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2000)
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (1998-1999)
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (1997-1998)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1997)
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America (1994)
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (1992)
  • J. Arthur Rank Prize Funds Lecturer (1992)
  • Beckman Research Award (1982)
  • Xerox Postdoctoral Fellowship (1976)
  • University of Illinois Fellowship in Electrical Engineering (1972-1973)
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Sigma Tau
  • Sigma Xi

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Teaching:

  • 2012 Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)
  • 2011 Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Fall)
  • 2008 Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)
  • 2007 Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)
  • 2006 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)
  • 2005 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Fall - ECE444)
  • 2005 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Fall - ECE532)
  • 2005 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List
  • 2003 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Fall)
  • 2003 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List
  • 2002 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List
  • 2001 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (Spring)
  • 1999 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List
  • 1998 Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent
  • 1993 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List
  • 1991 Engineering Council Outstanding Advisors List

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Research:

  • OSA/IEEE Photonics Society John Tyndall Award (2013)
  • Member, US National Academy of Engineering (2012)
  • SPIE Technical Achievement Award (2011)
  • David Sarnoff Award, IEEE (2008)
  • Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award, Optical Society of America (2006)
  • ISCS Heinrich Welker Award (2004)
  • William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (2000)
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (1997-1999)
  • J. Arthur Rank Prize Funds Lecturer (1992)
  • Beckman Research Award (1982)

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Public Service:

  • Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (2008)
  • Cecil N. Coleman Award, University of Illinois Division of Public Safety (2006)