Daniel R. Grischkowsky, Ph.D.

Daniel R. Grischkowsky

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Oklahoma State University
Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Daniel R. Grischkowsky, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Oklahoma State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics and higher education.

A renowned physicist, Dr. Grischkowsky most recently served as a Regents professor and Bellmon chair of optoelectronics in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University from 1993 until attaining emeritus status in 2001. Prior to this illustrious role, he served the IBM Watson Research Center as the manager of the Ultra-Fast Science with Lasers Group from 1983 to 1993, manager of the Atomic Physics with Lasers Group from 1979 to 1983, and science advisor to the director of research division in 1978. He commenced his career as a research staff member with IBM in 1969.

To prepare for his career, Dr. Grischkowsky pursued formal education at Oregon State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1962. Thereafter, he attended Columbia University, obtaining a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1965 and 1968, respectively. Throughout his career, he has maintained fellowships with numerous organizations, including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Optical Society of America, and the American Physical Society. Likewise, he has been a frequent contributor of articles to professional journals and patentee in the field.

As a testament to his profound success, Dr. Grischkowsky has accrued several accolades. The recipient of the Kenneth J. Button Prize in 2012, he also received the William F. Meggers Award from the Optical Society of America in 2003, the R.W. Wood Prize in 1989, and the Boris Pregel Award from the New York Academy of Sciences in 1985. In 2008, he was named an honorary professor of Tianjin University in China. Dr. Grischkowsky has been highlighted in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

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