ECE Talk: The Magic of Lasers and Interferometers

Event Date/Time
May 31, 2023, 4:00pm
Event Location
Physical Sciences Bldg., room 114

ECE Talk: The Magic of Lasers and Interferometers


Dr. Douglas M. Baney, IEEE Fellow

Worldwide Corporate Director of Education

Keysight Technologies


Wednesday, May 31, from 4–5 p.m.

Physical Sciences Bldg., room 114

All are welcome


This will be a fun and interesting talk about applications of lasers and interferometers from the measurement of the tiniest things, to development of the laser mouse, to measurement of gravity waves and light.


Speaker Bio:

Doug Baney has over 30 years of experience in R&D and applied research with HP, Agilent, and Keysight Technologies in Silicon Valley. This led to many new and novel products in the fields of millimeter waves and photonics including the development of the first globally commercialized laser mouse. He holds 246 US and international patents, and numerous publications being cited over 2,300 times, and served as General Co-Chair of the Optical Fiber Communications Conference and General Co-Chair of the Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications Conference. In his current role as Corporate Director of Education, he develops engagements with universities worldwide. He’s an Honorary Visiting Professor with The University of Edinburgh, an Adjunct Professor with UC Santa Barbara, and a Fellow of the IEEE.