Nan M Jokerst

J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Executive Director, Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility (SMiF)

Dr. Nan Marie Jokerst is the J. A. Jones Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. She is also the Executive Director of the Shared Material Instrumentation Facility at Duke, which houses Duke’s cleanroom and materials/device characterization laboratories. Her MS and PhD degrees are in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC). She is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.Her awards include a NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, A DuPont Young Faculty Award, a Newport Research Award, an IEEE Third Millenium Medal, and an IEEE Harriet B. Rigas Medal. Her photograph was on the cover of the 2005 “Women in Optics” SPIE calendar, and she was named the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering “Alumni in Academia” in 2006. She has served IEEE as the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Vice President for Conferences, Vice President for Technical Affairs, and as an elected member of the LEOS Board of Governors. She has also chaired the Engineering Council of the Optical Society of America. She has published over 250 journal and conference papers, and has 6 patents in integrated chip scale sensing, optoelectronics, and metamaterials/plasmonics.