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    University of Rome "Roma Tre"

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    Gaetano Assanto (1981 MSc in EE from the University of Palermo and 1987 PhD in ECE) in 1987-1988 was Research Engineer with the Center for Electronic Research in Sicily, from 1988 to 1990 Research Associate with the Optical Sciences Center at the University of Arizona, from 1990 to 1992 Research Scientist with the Center for Research in Electro Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida. Since November 1st, 1992 Dr. Assanto is professor of Optoelectronics with the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Rome "Roma Tre". His current interests are in nonlinear effects (parametric, Kerr-like, reorientational, thermo-optic) for all-optical signal processing and light localization, as well as Si-Ge heterostructures and optoelectronics for near-infrared photodetection. Dr. Assanto is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), member of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (IEEE-LEOS), the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), the Executive Committee of the Italian LEOS Chapter, the Editorial Board of Laser Physics Review. He is a topical editor for the Journal of the Optical Society of America B and the chairman of the IEEE-LEOS Technical Committee in Nonlinear Optics.

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