Company: Rice University
Location: Houston, Texas
Houston, TX, November 30, Frank Tittel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, has been recognized by Elite American Educators, for dedication, achievement and leadership in instructing spectroscopy, nanotechnology, and physical chemistry in higher education.
Dr. Tittel’s career spans more than 50 years, and he has taught at Rice University for nearly the same amount of time, starting in 1967. As a professor in a changing and growing science, Dr. Tittel has been able to combine photonics research and development into education and researching applications and enhancements for laser technology. He is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), and the American Association of Physicists.
Graduating with a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Oxford in 1959, Dr. Tittel first joined Rice University as an associate professor in the electrical and computer engineering department. He had previously been a research physicist at GE and an associate professor at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. With the discovery of the laser in 1960, Dr. Tittel’s interest focused on utilizing the new technology and he has been instrumental in many uses and applications, including laser spectroscopy and monitoring the environment. He credits his success to his adaptability and ability, from studying and researching photonics to new and more innovative science and technologies.
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