Stanford University PhD, Electrical Engineering 1981
Stanford University MS, Mathematics 1980
Stanford University MS, Electrical Engineering 1978
Arya Mehr University (Iran) BS, Electrical Engineering 1977
Statistics of Noise in Photodetection: Applications
in Magnetooptical Recording
Thesis Advisor: Professor
Joseph W. Goodman, Stanford University
University of Arizona, College of
Optical Sciences, Chair
of Optical Data Storage, 2002 - present; Professor 1991-present,
Associate Professor 1988-91
National Taiwan Univ.
Visiting Chair Professor
(Department of Physics) (Sabbatical,
1-July 31, 2010)
Chief Optical Scientist, 2001-2002.
Inc., Founder and President, 1996-present
Boston University, Associate Professor, 1986-88 (Electrical
Assistant Professor, 1982-86
Stanford University Post Doctoral Fellow 1981-82 (Electrical
Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Consultant 1981-82
Xerox Research Center of Canada Member of Research
Other Professional Activities
Founder and President,
MM Research, Inc. (www.mmresearch.com), Tucson, Arizona,1995-present; developing
and marketing simulation software for the optics industry.
Consultant to optics
industry (IBM, Kodak, Imation, Seagate, Samsung, LG Electronics,
Play, Quinta, TeraStore, NanoChip, Read/Rite, MaxOptix, Komag, DiscoVision, Ricoh,
Calimetrics, General Electric, Energy Conversion Devices, Digital
Equipment Corp., Data
General, Korea Institute of Science and Technology).