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Google Scholar MURI: Center for Energy-efficient Optical Interconnects and Computing


Andreas Beling received the Diploma in physics (M.Sc.) from the University of Bonn, Germany, in 2000 and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Technical University Berlin, Germany, in 2006. He was a staff scientist in the photonics division at the Heinrich-Hertz-Institut in Berlin in 2001-2006, a Research Associate at the University of Virginia in 2006-2008, and has two years of industry experience as a project manager working on coherent receivers for fiber optic communication systems. He returned to UVa in late 2010 as a Research Scientist and became Assistant Professor in 2013. Andreas Beling has authored or co-authored more than 230 technical papers, three book-chapters, and four patents. He has served on the technical program committees of the Optical Fiber Communication (OFC) Conference (2010−2012), the International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (2014), the Microwave Photonics Conference (2015, 2016), and the Integrated Photonics Research (IPR) conference (2016). He was a Technical Program Subcommittee Chair at OFC in 2013 and at IPR in 2017. He has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology from 2014-2020 and he served as the Primary Guest Editor of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics Special Issue on Optical Detectors in 2017. Dr. Beling is a senior member of the OSA and the IEEE.


M.S. ​Physics, University of Bonn, Germany, 2000

Ph.D. ​Electrical Engineering, Technical University Berlin, Germany, 2006

Research Interests

Optoelectronic Devices
Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Electronics
Wireless and Optical Communication Systems

Selected Publications

Monolithic germanium/silicon avalanche photodiodes with 340 GHz gain–bandwidth product. Nature photonics, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2009. Yimin Kang, Han-din Liu, Mike Morse, Mario J Paniccia, Moshe Zadka, Stas Litski, Gadi Sarid, Alexandre Pauchard, Ying-hao Kuo, Hui-wen Chen, Wissem Sfar Zaoui, John E Bowers, Andreas Beling, Dion C Mcintosh, Xiaoguang Zheng, Joe C Campbell

Courses Taught

Solid State Devices ECE 3103 Fall
Optical Communication Devices ECE 4501/6501
Applied Research and Design Lab ECE 4550: Optoelectronic Device Fabrication and Measurement Spring