Dr. Keren Bergman
Professor of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Columbia University

500 W. 120th St.
Department of Electrical Engineering
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027

Ph: 212-854-2280
Fax: 212-854-2900
bergman@ee.columbia.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Appointments
  • Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University (2011 - Present)
  • Professor of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University (2006 - Present)
  • Sabbatical at IBM T.J. Watson Labs (2007 - 2008)
  • Director, Lightwave Research Laboratory, Columbia University (2002 - Present)
  • Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University (2001-2006)
  • Senior Technical Adviser, National Security Agency (1998 - 2007)
  • Senior Member of Technical Staff, Tellium, Inc. (2000 - 2001)  
  • Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University (1994 - 2000)
  • Technical Consultant, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies (1995 - 2000)  

Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (June 1994)
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (February 1991)
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bucknell University (June 1988); summa cum laude

Leadership / Synergistic Activities
  • OFC 2012 CompuCom Technical subcommittee Chair
  • Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) 2010-2011 Defense Science Study Group Member
  • Supercomputing 2010 (SC|10) Co-Chair for Architecture and Networking Technical Subcommittee (2010)
  • Intelligent Aggregation Networking and Thrust 1 Co-Leader for Systems and Networks on NSF ERC Center for Integrated Access Networks led by Univ. of Arizona (2010)
  • Co-Editor in Chief for IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (2009 - Present) 
  • General Chair for 2009 Hot Interconnects 2009 in New York City (August 2009)
  • Senior Technical Leader on Interconnects for National Security Agency Advanced Computing Systems initiative and establishment of the Center for Exceptional Computing (2006 - 2008)
  • Served on special panel formed by the national security community to formulate a national integrated high-end computing program. Panel generated CRA study report on "The Roadmap for the Revitalization of High-End Computing," Washington, D.C. (June 2003)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Photonic Technology Letters (2004 -  Present) 
  • Chair, IEEELEOS Committee on Optical Networking and Systems (2004 - Present) 
  • Associate Editor, OSA Journal of Optical Networking (2001 -  2009) 
  • Optical Society of America Board of Directors (2001 - 2003)
  • IEEE LEOS VP for publications (2003 - 2004); VP for membership Americas (1999 - 2002); Princeton chapter, chair (1998 - 2001); board of governors (1996 - 1999) 
  • Conference cochair, Microfabrication, Integration, and Packaging of MEMS / MOEMS DTIP 2003; CLEO Ultrafast Technical Committee (2000-2003); Ultrafast Electronics and Optoelectronics (UEO) Program Committee (20012002); UEO program chair for 2005; IEEE LEOS Optical Networking Technical Committee (19992001)
  • Reviewer for NSF programs, DoE, and DoD. Reviewer for many journals including: Optics Letters; Journal of the Optical Society of America B; Photonic Technology Letters; IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics; Applied Physics B; IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology; Journal of Optical Networking; Optics Express; IEEE Journal of Communications

Honors and Awards
  • IEEE Fellow (2009)
  • IBM Faculty Award (2008)
  • Optical Society of America (OSA) Fellow (2003) 
  • CalTech President's Award (1997)
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator (199699)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Program Investigator (199598)
  • AT&T Bell Laboratories Fellowship (199194)
  • General Electric Fellow (198889)
  • Eastman Kodak Scholar (198588)
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