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educator , Electrical engineer

Etan Bourkoff, American Electrical engineer, educator. National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator, Washington District of Columbia, 1985. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior member), New York Academy Sciences, American Physical Society, Optical Society American, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Bourkoff, Etan was born on October 14, 1949 in Tel-Aviv. Son of Eliezer and Theresia (Roth) Bourkoff. came to the United States, 1953.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972; Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1979.

Career

Cooperative student, Raytheon Research Division, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1969-1972; senior engineer, Ford Aerospace & Communications Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1972-1976; research assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 1976-1979; technical staff member, Hewlett-Packard Laboratory, Palo Alto, California, 1979-1981; assistant professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981-1986; associate professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1987-1989; visiting associate professor, Columbia University, New York City, 1989; professor, chair, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1990-1992; professor, University of Southern California, Columbia, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 30 articles to Applied Physics Letter, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Journal Quantum Electronics, Optics Letters, Journal Applied Physics, and others.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior member), New York Academy Sciences, American Physical Society, Optical Society American, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi.

Connections

Married Vivienne Roumani, June 6, 1971 (divorced 1991). Children: Aryeh Benjamin, Dania Talma, Natan David.

father:
Eliezer Bourkoff

mother:
Theresia (Roth) Bourkoff

spouse:
Vivienne Roumani

children:
Aryeh Benjamin Bourkoff

Dania Talma Bourkoff

Natan David Bourkoff