Keren Bergman

Keren Bergman is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University where she also directs the Lightwave Research Laboratory. She leads multiple research programs on optical interconnection networks for advanced computing systems, Terascale optical routers, wavelength-striped optical packet switched networks, and chip multiprocessor nanophotonic networks-on-chip. Dr. Bergman received the B.S. from Bucknell University in 1988, and the M.S. in 1991 and Ph.D. in 1994 from M.I.T. all in Electrical Engineering. She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 1995, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator in 1996, and the CalTech President’s Award in 1997 for joint work with JPL on optical packet networks. In 2008 Dr. Bergman was named recipient of the IBM Faculty Award for her research on nanophotonic networks-on-chip. She is a Fellow of OSA and was recently elected a Fellow of IEEE. Dr. Bergman currently serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Photonic Technology Letters and is the co-Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking.