Dr. Joseph A. Shaw

Dr. Joseph A. Shaw serves as the director of the Optical Technology Center. He is a Distinguished Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and Affiliate Professor of physics. Dr. Shaw became director in 2004. The previous directors were Dr. Lee Spangler (1998 - 2004) and Dr. John Carlsten (1992 - 1997).

Michelle Leonti, CWCA
Administration Manager

Michelle Leonti handles the administrative aspects of the Optical Technology Center and its research projects. Ms. Leonti manages grant proposal submissions, reporting, travel, events planning, and student recruitment. She monitors finances and research progress against goals.