Dmitri E. Nikonov received M.S. in aeromechanical engineering from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1992 and Ph.D. in physics from Texas A&M University in 1996.
He is a Project Manager in Strategic Research Group at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, California and is responsible for managing joint research programs with universities on nanotechnology, optoelectronics and advanced devices.
From 1997 to 1998 he was on staff of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of California Santa Barbara.
He has 29 publications in refereed journals in quantum mechanics, quantum optics, free-electron, gas and semiconductor lasers, and 36 issued and pending patents in nanoelectronic and integrated optics devices.
His research interests are in nanoelectronics, spintronics, quantum semiconductor devices, optoelectronics.