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Lionel Kimerling

Thomas Lord Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

About Me

Lionel Kimerling is the Thomas Lord Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, the founding Director of the MIT Microphotonics Center, and the Executive Director of the AIM Photonics Academy education program. Kim’s industry and academic careers have focused on fundamental studies into the materials properties of semiconductors and their defects, to engineer silicon processing for enhanced photonic device performance. His research includes photonic integrated circuit fabrication, photonic materials and device studies, solar energy conversion, and environmentally benign integrated circuit manufacturing.

Courses and Programs taught by Lionel Kimerling