Poon J

Professor

Photonics

 

Contact Information
E-Mail: joyce.poon@utoronto.ca
Phone: (416) 978-5465
Office: GB 444A
Website: http://www.photon.utoronto.ca/people/joyce

Biography

Joyce Poon is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Microstructure Physics, and Honorary Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Technical University of Berlin. She and her team specialize in integrated photonic devices and circuits for communications and neurotechnology.  She received the Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 2007 and 2003 respectively, and the B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science (physics option) from the University of Toronto in 2002.

Memberships/Awards

  • Fellow of the Optical Society (2018)
  • ECE Departmental Teaching Award (2017)
  • OFC Top-scored paper (2017)
  • McCharles Prize for Early Research Career Distinction (2013)
  • Canada Research Chair in Integrated Photonic Devices (Tier 2), 2012 – present
  • IBM Faculty Award, 2010, 2011
  • Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award, 2009
  • NSERC University Faculty Award, 2008
  • Milton and Francis Clauser Doctoral Prize (Caltech), 2007
  • Senior Member, IEEE and IEEE Photonics Society
  • Member, Optical Society of America
  • P. Eng., Professional Engineers Ontario