Dr David Neilson is Technical Manager of Advanced Photonic Integration Group of Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. He has been with Bell Laboratories in Holmdel NJ since 1998, where he conducted research on MEMS based switches and compensators, highly integrated InP based optoelectronic components and subsystems, the role of optical interconnects and switching for high capacity optical switches and routers and the energy consumption of networks.
Prior to joining Bell labs he was a Visiting Scientist at NEC Research Institute,Princeton, NJ, researching optical interconnects for high-performance computing.
He has over 130 publications and 20 issued patents in the field of optical interconnects, switching and optoelectronic devices. Dr. Neilson is a Fellow of IEEE and a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA).