Roger Helkey

Associate Director, IEE & AIM Photonics Westcoast Headquarters

Contact

805-893-4366
Phelps 2313

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

Honors: 

IEEE, Senior Member

Education: 

BS: Caltech
PhD: UC Santa Barbara

Biography: 

Roger Helkey is Associate Director of the Institute for Energy Efficiency and also the West Coast Associate Director of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics). His research interests include silicon photonics and energy efficiency. Helkey spent 15 years at Calient Networks, developing optical switching as a low-power alternative to electrical switching for data center and telecommunications applications.

Helkey is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He has published four book chapters, 40 journal papers, and received 41 patents.

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