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Gisele Bennett

CREOL Alum: Gisele Bennett

1989 MS in Electrical Engineering, advisor: Ronald L. Phillips

Current Position: Regents’ Researcher, Associate Vice President Research, Faculty Integration, Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech

Dr. Gisele Bennett is a Regents’ Researcher, an Associate Vice President for Research, Faculty Integration, and a Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). She is the Glenn Robinson Chair in Electro-Optics at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). She founded the Logistics and Maintenance Applied Research Center (LandMARC), a multi-disciplinary center at the Georgia Tech.  As the former director of the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL), she managed a group of up to168 researchers, scientists, and students in a diverse applied research environment. EOSL has up to a $50M diverse research portfolio with an operating budget of $4.5 M.
Dr. Bennett is a member of the Army Science Board. She is a Fellow in the Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE (International Society for Optics and Photonics), a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). She holds officer positions in OSA and IEEE and serves in a variety of professional activities involving optical engineering research. She has been a topical and is a feature editor for Applied Optics.  She is one of the first ten fellows chosen for Georgia Tech’s University Leadership program. She has over 130 publications in books or book chapters, refereed journals, technical reports, and workshops.

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