Marko Lončar

Prof. Marko Lončar

Tiantsai Lin Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
Harvard College Professor
Marko Lončar

Marko Lončar is Tiantsai Lin Professor of Electrical Engineering at Harvard's John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), as well as Harvard College Professor. Lončar received his Diploma from University of Belgrade (R. Serbia) in 1997, and his PhD from Caltech in 2003 (with Axel Scherer), both in Electrical Engineering. After completing his postdoctoral studies at Harvard (with Federico Capasso), he joined SEAS faculty in 2006. Lončar is expert in nanophotonics and nanofabrication, and his current research interests include quantum and nonlinear nanophotonics, quantum optomchanics, high-power optics, and nanofabrication. He has received NSF CAREER Award in 2009 and Sloan Fellowship in 2010. In recognition of his teaching activities, Lončar has been awarded Levenson Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2012), and has been named Harvard College Professor in 2017. Lončar is fellow of Optical Society of America, and Senior Member of IEEE and SPIE.

Co-founder of and board member for HyperLight Corporation, VC backed startup commercializing lithium niobate photonic technology

Contact Information

John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
Pierce Hall 107C
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5798