Jamie Phillips received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1994, 1996, and 1998, respectively. After graduation, he held a postdoc position at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM and served as a research scientist at the Rockwell Science Center in Thousand Oaks, CA. In 2002, Dr. Phillips joined the EECS Department at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan as an assistant professor. His research contributions have primarily been in compound semiconductor materials growth, self-assembled quantum dots, infrared detectors, and novel optoelectronic devices. His current research interests include ZnO-based materials and ferroelectric perovskites for optoelectronics applications.