Bahaa E. A. Saleh has been Distinguished Professor and Dean of CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida, since 2009. He was at Boston University in 1994–2008, serving as Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in 1994–2007, and becoming Professor Emeritus in 2008. He received the Ph.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1971 and was a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1977 to 1994, serving as Chair of the ECE Department from 1990 to 1994. He held faculty and research positions at the University of Santa Catarina in Brazil, Kuwait University, the Max Planck Institute in Germany, the University of California-Berkeley, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Columbia University, and the University of Vienna.

His research contributions cover a broad spectrum of topics in optics and photonics including statistical optics, nonlinear optics, quantum optics, and image science. He is the author of Photoelectron Statistics (Springer-Verlag, 1978) and the co-author of Fundamentals of Photonics (Wiley, First Edition 1991, Second Edition 2007, Third Edition 2019) and Introduction to Subsurface Imaging (Cambridge University Press, 2011). He has published more than 600 papers in technical journals and conference proceedings. He holds nine patents.

Saleh served as the founding editor ...

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