Steven T. Cundiff is the Harrison M. Randall Collegiate Professor of Physics and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan.
Professor Cundiff received BA in Physics from Rutgers University in 1985 and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the University of Michigan in 1992. After receiving his Ph.D., he spent 2 years at University of Marburg, Germany as a post-doctoral Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and then 2 ½ years at Bell Laboratories in Holmdel N.J. In 1997 he joined JILA in Boulder Colorado. JILA is a joint institute between the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). From 2004 to 2009 he served as Chief of the NIST Quantum Physics Division. In 2015 he joined the faculty at the University of Michigan.
Professor Cundiff is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, of the Optical Society of American and of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He has received the Meggers Award in Spectroscopy from the Optical Society and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award.