Larry Coldren

Larry Coldren

Fred Kavli Professor in Optoelectronics and Sensors

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials


(805) 893.4486
3205F Engineering Sciences Building

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Member of : 

National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Inventors

Fellow of: 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Optical Society of America


IEEE David Sarnoff Award; IEEE Aron Kressel Award; OSA John Tyndall Award


Electronic and Photonic Materials

Research currently focuses on components and fabrication techniques for III-V semiconductor photonic integrated circuits, including vertical-cavity lasers, widely tunable lasers and wavelength converters for applications in optical communication, switching, and sensing.


Institute for Energy Efficiency; Optoelectronics Research Group; Optoelectronics Technology Center


PhD Electrical Engineering, Stanford University