Joel Kubby is a Professor and the Department Chair of Electrical Engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Cruz. His research is in the area of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) with applications in Optics, Fluidics and Bio-MEMS. Prior to joining the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2005, he was an Area Manager with the Wilson Center for Research and Technology and a Member of Technical Staff in the Webster Research Center in Rochester New York (1987-2005). Prior to Xerox he was at the Bell Telephone Laboratories in Murray Hill New Jersey working in the area of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM). He is the co-chair of the SPIE Silicon Photonics conference and the MEMS Adaptive Optics conference.
Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca NY (1985)
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA (1980)
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Adaptive optics for biological and astronomical imaging. Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS).
Personal Interests