Dr. Corneliu Rablau is an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics at Kettering University and the Director of the Kettering University Photonics and Fiber Optics Lab, specializing in Applied Optics and Photonics/Opto-Electronics Materials and Devices. Dr. Rablau holds a BS in Engineering Physics from the University of Bucharest, and a MS and PhD in Physics from West Virginia University. Prior to joining the Applied Physics group at Kettering University, between 2000 and 2003, Dr. Rablau has served as a Sr. Fiber Optics Engineer at JDS Uniphase Corporation in San Jose, CA. Dr. Rablau's expertise includes characterization of optoelectronic semiconductor materials through such techniques as photoluminescence and absorption spectroscopy, and design and characterization of photonic and fiber-optic materials and devices for various applications (such as optical communications, medical applications).