- Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy
Venkatesh "Venky" Narayanamurti is the Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy and a Professor of Physics at Harvard.
He has done research in many different areas of condensed matter and applied physics. He is well known for his work on ballistic phonons and phonon optics, superconductivity and tunneling and transport in semiconductor nanostructures using Ballistic Electron Emission Microscopy. He is currently engaged in many different aspects of science and technology policy.
Narayanamurti was formerly the John L. Armstrong Professor and Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Dean of Physical Sciences at Harvard. Previously he served as the Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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Positions & Employment
Harvard School/Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences
- 1998-2008: John L. Armstrong Professor and Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Dean of Physical Sciences at Harvard
University of California, Santa Barbara
- 1992-1998: Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering
Sandia National Laboratories
- 1987-1992: Vice President of Research and Exploratory Technology
AT&T Bell Laboratories
- 1981-1987: Director of the Solid State Electronics Research Laboratory
- 1976-1981: Head of the Semiconductor Electronics Research Department in 1976 and served as
- 1968-1976: Research Staff
Other Experience & Professional Membership
- Member, National Academy of Engineering
- Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
- Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Fellow of the American Physical Society
- Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Fellow of the the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
- Fellow of the the Indian Academy of Sciences