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Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics
Division Head, Atomic, Biological, Condensed Matter and Plasma Physics
Name: Vladan Vuletić
Title(s): Lester Wolfe Professor of Physics
Phone: (617) 324-1174
Assistant: Joanna M. Keseberg (617) 253-6830
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Physics
Laser cooling and trapping, ultracold atomic collisions.
Professor Vladan Vuletić was born in Pec, Yugoslavia, and educated in Germany. In 1992, he earned the Physics Diploma with highest honors from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and in 1997, a Ph.D. in Physics (summa cum laude) from the same institution.
While a postdoctoral researcher with the Max-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany, Professor Vuletić accepted a Lynen Fellowship at Stanford University in 1997. In 2000, he was appointed an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at Stanford and in June 2003 accepted an Assistant Professorship in Physics at MIT. He was promoted to Associate Professor in July 2004. He was promoted to Full Professor in July 2011.
Recent awards include a 2003–04 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship and a 2012 Fellowship of the APS.
A list of Professor Vuletić's publications is available on the Vuletić Research Group web site.
Last updated: 06.04.2013