David Klotzkin received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, in 1988, the M.S. degree in materials science from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, in 1994, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, in 1997 and 1998, respectively. His research interests are in optoelectronics devices, including semiconductor lasers, waveguide amplifiers, organic light emitters, and photonic-crystal based planar lightwave circuits. His industrial experience includes three years of graphics hardware design at IBM corporation from 1988-1991, and several years of semiconductor laser design for telecommunications applications at various companies, including Lucent Technologies and Agere Systems. In 2002, he joined the Electrical, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Cincinnati. In 2008, he moved to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Binghamton University.