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Dr. Erik Lotfi

Dr. Erik Lotfi
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Erik Lotfi graduated in June 1996 with Bachelorette in Chemical Physics from UCSD (University of California, San Diego) (Revelle College, best college within UCSD at the time). He is a recipient of the Welsh Scholarship, a full-time reward from Rice university through which he obtained his master’s and his PhD from this University. His PhD dissertation was on studying small molecules with a new and novel technique called REP (Raman Excitation Profiles). His dissertation advisor, the late James Kinsey, was a National Science Academy member. As a Ph. D student, one of his mentors was Robert Curl (Noble laureate in 1996 on Nanotubes and Buckyball). After finishing his post-doctoral period, Dr Erik worked as a research scientist for U.S government at General Atomics in San Diego. This position was followed by that of scientist consultant for ERAC. After NERAC, Dr Erik chose to change his direction towards academic work and teaching. Priorly to joining AUBH, Dr Erik taught at the American University of Sulaimani (Iraq), and at Qatar University.

Dr Erik’s main fields of research are in the areas of Laser Spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Nonlinear Optics, Ultra-short Laser Pulses and Meta Materials. He has over 14 publications in various scientific journals, presented in several international conferences such as the American Chemical Society, Laser Physics, Advanced Electromagnetic Symposiums, and the yearly META conferences. As a physical chemist, over the course of several years, Erik has taught many classes in physics, mathematics and chemistry ranging from freshmen year to PhD level.

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