Nagesh Basavanhally

Murray Hill, NJ, USA


PhD, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Honors and Awards

·  Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories.

·  Best paper nomination—IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, 2007.

·  Guest Editor Journal of Selected Topics In Quantum Electronics, Vol. 12, Issue 5, 2006.

·  Bell Labs President’s Gold Award Winner 2000 (Wavestar Lambda Router OXC Team).

·  Bell Labs President’s Silver Award Winner 1999 (Amplifier Technology Project).

·  1999 E&ET Achievement Award—Innovation Award (Next Gen. Pump Laser Package).

·  BCS—a) The 1999 President’s Award for Team Excellence and b) Grows Award (Sapporo Project—High-speed optical demultiplexer).

·  ME-Opto Grows Award 1998 (NTT Project—Waveguide based Transceiver).

. First rank student during all five years of undergraduate studies.   Recipient of 3 gold medals and 3 prizes to distinguish highest ranking in mechanical engineering

Selected Articles and Publications

Has more than fifty publications in various journals and conference proceedings

Books and Chapters

Co-editor; "Optoelectronic Packaging," Wiley Intersicence, 1997

“Solder Assembly for Optoelectronic Packaging,” Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, Elsevier Science Limited, Oxford, UK, 2001.

“Mechanical methods for free space passive alignment,” in “Passive Micro-Optical Alignment Methods”, edited by Boudreau and Boudreau, CRC Publications, 2005.


Holds 40 patents