Prem Kumar

Northwestern University

Prem Kumar is Professor of Information Technology in the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University. His primary research focus is on photonic devices and their applications utilizing the principles of nonlinear and quantum optics (>$25M cumulative research funding). Dr. Kumar is a Fellow of the OSA, APS, IEEE, IoP (U.K.), AAAS, and SPIE. He has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Photonics Society, Hermann A. Haus Lecturer at MIT, recipient of the Quantum Communication Award from Tamagawa University in Tokyo, Japan, and the Walder Research Excellence Award from the Provost’s office at Northwestern University.