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Murphy, Thomas E.

Murphy, Thomas E.

Professor
Keystone Professor
Director, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
1201J Energy Research Facility
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BACKGROUND

Thomas E. Murphy studied physics and electrical engineering at Rice University, graduating with joint B.A./B.S.E.E. degrees in 1994. After receiving his Ph.D. degree in in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he joined MIT Lincoln Laboratory as a staff member in the Optical Communications Technology Group.  In 2002, he joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.  He currently serves as the director of the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics.  His research interests include nonlinear and ultrafast optics, optical and optoelectronic materials, terahertz photonics, electrooptics and microwave photonics.  He is a senior member of the IEEE and a fellow of the Optical Society of America. 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Optical Society of America Fellow (2016)
  • Clark School of Engineering Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award (2010)
  • Clark School of Engineering E. Robert Kent Junior Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (2007)
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award (2006)
  • George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2005)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2004)

 

His research interests include optical communications, short-pulse phenomena, numerical simulation, optical pulse propagation, nanotechnology and integrated photonics.

Prof. Sang Bok Lee appointed director of Maryland NanoCenter

UMD chemist will direct two labs on nanoscale fabrication and characterization

Thomas E. Murphy Reappointed as Director of IREAP

Thomas E. Murphy Reappointed as Director of IREAP

UMD Invention of the Year Nominees Push Boundaries in Health, Energy, and Security

Campus inventors to be honored at Celebration of Innovation and Partnerships

Hu, Leite Named Outstanding Engineer and Scientist of the Year (VIDEO)

Materials Science professors receive awards from the Md. Academy of Sciences and Md. Science Center.

Rafael Setra Named One of Three 2014 UMD Goldwater Scholars

Electrical Engineering and Math major was one of three University of Maryland students selected

Three Clark School Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

Desai, Murphy, and Shapiro promoted to full professors.

Murphy Named IREAP Director

Optics specialist to lead Institute for Research in Engineering and Applied Physics.

Murphy to Lead Physics Research Institute

Daniel Lathrop steps down to take associate dean position with College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences.

Booz Allen Hamilton Colloquium Series Announced

Topics include automatic speech recognition, computational imaging, energy efficient data systems.

Invitation Honors Murphy as Educational Innovator

ECE professor one of 53 selected to attend annual Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium.

Thomas Murphy Honored for Communications Research

Associate professor receives inaugural Clark School Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award.

ECE Event Highlights Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Research Review Day showcases technology advancements in electrical and computer engineering.

Clark School Faculty Win DoD Awards

DURIP awards are for research instrumentation towards defense research.

Alumnus Wins ASTM Award

Thomas D. Murphy (B.S. '57) recognized for leadership, service.

Gligor, Ott Win DoD MURI Awards

Major awards support cross-disciplinary research projects for up to five years.

Murphy Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

ECE faculty member is one of 24 rising stars to receive grant.

Murphy Receives NSF CAREER Award

ECE Assistant Professor Thomas E. Murphy was given a $400,000 NSF CAREER award

Clark School Accomplishments in Fall 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Fall 2002, with an introduction by Dean Nariman Farvardin.