Daniel Blumenthal

Dan Blumenthal

Daniel Blumenthal

​Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


(805) 893-4168
2221F Engineering Science Building

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Fellow of: 

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Optical Society of America (OSA)


Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Award; Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program Award; NSF Young Investigator Award



Electronic and Photonic Materials

Research Interests: Optical Communications and Networks, Optical Packet Switching, Ultra Low Loss Waveguide (ULLW) Platform and Devices, Low-noise and Linewidth Lasers, Integrated Optical Gyros, Ultrafast Optical Signal Processing, Photonic Integration in InP, SiPh/InP and Silicon Photonic and Nano-photonic Device Technologies


PhD University of Colorado
MSEE Columbia University
BSEE University of Rochester