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Michael Vasilyev


Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Texas at Arlington
416 Yates St.
Arlington, TX 76019-0016


NanoFAB, Rm. 202C


March 2019: Dr. M. Vasilyev's receives UTA Outstanding Research Achievement or Creative Accomplishment Award.

October 2018: Dr. M. Vasilyev and Prof. Y. Huang (Stevens Institute of Technology) receive $750,000 RAISE-EQuIP grant from the National Science Foundation. See UTA News.

May 2018: Dr. M. Vasilyev's research is highlighted in the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine.

October 2017: Dr. M. Vasilyev's group publishes a paper "All-optical regenerator of multi-channel signals" in Nature Communications journal, in collaboration with Prof. T. I. Lakoba (University of Vermont). See UTA News.

August 2017: Dr. M. Vasilyev receives $498,981 HBCU/MI equipment grant from the Department of Defense. See UTA News.

December 2015: Dr. M. Vasilyev publishes an article "Matched Filtering of Ultrashort Pulses" (PDF reprint is available here) in the December 11, 2015, issue of Science Magazine. See UTA News.

December 2014: Dr. M. Vasilyev has been named a Fellow of the OSA (see UTA news release here and list of 2015 OSA Fellows here or here).

October 2014: Research of Profs. M. Vasilyev, R. Magnusson, and W. Zhou is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of the UTA Engineer Magazine (see pp. 10-13).

February 2013: Dr. Vasilyev has received $675,000 grant from DARPA Quiness Program. See UTA press-release.

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Research interests

Optical communications: ultra-high-capacity and ultra-long-reach transmission systems and networks, novel optical amplifiers, all-optical regenerators and signal processors, new modulation formats. 

Nonlinear and quantum optics: manipulation of quantum properties of light (quantum information processing); generation, characterization, and application of non-classical states of light (e.g. squeezed, twin-beam, or entangled states).

Nanophotonics: nonlinear-optical effects, classical and quantum information processing in micro- and nanoscale structures.

Link to research page

Biographical info

1999 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
1993 M.S., Applied Mathematics and Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russia

Short bio sketch

Curriculum Vitae (in pdf format)
List of publications (in pdf format)

Diagnostic Requirements

Diagnostic exam requirements for Optical Systems and Devices thrust area are described here.


Fall 2018:
EE4380 / EE5380 Principles of Photonics and Optical Engineering (see course syllabus and description),
EE5385 Nonlinear Optics (see course syllabus and description).

Other courses taught:
Spring 2008: EE3317 Linear Systems (see course syllabus).
Spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, Fall 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2016: EE5385 Nonlinear Optics (previously known as EE5389; see description and course syllabus).
Spring 2005, 2006, 2008: EE5388 Lasers (see course syllabus).
Fall 2004-2018: EE5380 Principles of Photonics and Optical Engineering (see course syllabus; previously known as EE5389).
Spring 2007: EE5389 Quantum Optics in Micro- and Nano-Cavities (see course syllabus).
Fall 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017: EE6365 Advanced Fiber Optic Transmission Systems: WDM System Design (see course syllabus and description).
Fall 2005: EE5361 Fundamentals of Telecommunication Systems (see course syllabus).
Fall 2003, 2004: EE5386 Integrated Optics (see course syllabus).


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