Professor Gaylord received his B.S. in Physics and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rice University. Professor Gaylord came to Georgia Tech in 1972.
Professor Gaylord was instrumental in the founding and development of the optics educational and research programs in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This includes the development of the Optical Engineering, Integrated Optics, Modulation, Diffractive and Crystal Optics, and Optoelectronics: Materials, Processes, and Devices courses, the development of optics research programs, and the development of research and instructional laboratory facilities. Professor Gaylord is the author of over 300 technical journal publications and 25 patents in the areas of optics, optoelectronics, and semiconductor devices.
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