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physicist

Jerome Faist, Swiss Physicist. Achievements include invention and development of quantum cascade laser. M C. Recipient Newcomb award American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1994. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society.

Background

Faist, Jerome was born on January 23, 1962 in Geneva, Switzerland. Came to the United States, 1991. Son of André and Monique (Sesseli) Faist.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, Swiss Institute of Technology, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy of Physics, Swiss Institute of Technology, 1989.

Career

Research assistant, Swiss Institute Technology, Lausanne, 1985-1989; postdoctoral, International Business Machines Corporation, Zurich, Switzerland, 1989-1991; postdoctoral, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1991-1994; technical staff member, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell laboratories, Murray Hill, 1994-1997; professor, U. Neuchatel, Switzerland, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention and development of quantum cascade laser. M C.

Membership

Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Corinne Kassapoglou, July 9, 1987. Children: Philippe, Olivier.

father:
André Faist

mother:
Monique (Sesseli) Faist

spouse:
Corinne Kassapoglou

children:
Philippe Faist

Olivier Faist