JHU Applied Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland USA
Dr. Thomas R. Clark is a member of the Principal Professional Staff and Supervisor of the Microwave Photonics Section at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He received the B.S. degree from Loyola College of Maryland in 1991, the M.S. degree from Lehigh University in 1993 and the Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1998. Dr. Clark’s current research interests include the development and characterization of low-noise and ultrafast lasers, photonic systems and devices, and the application of photonics to problems in optical communications and microwave and millimeter wave systems. He has more than 50 archival publications and has been awarded eight patents to date in these and related technical areas. Dr. Clark is presently Co-Chair of the IEEE Microwave Photonics Conference Technical Program Committee, was the 2010-2012 Chair of the IEEE Photonics Society Conference Technical Committee on Microwave Photonics and the 2011 Chair of the OSA Optical Fiber Communications Conference Technical Committee on Optical Processing and Analog Subsystems.