Raymond Chiao

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Professor Emeritus
School of Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Office
Phone 
209-228-8662
Location 
Castle Suite 880 South
Lab
Location 
Castle Suite 880 South
Research Interests 

Raymond Chiao is a professor jointly in the UC Merced schools of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Previously, he was a professor for 38 years at UC Berkeley, where he earned international acclaim (including the Willis E. Lamb Medal and the Einstein Prize for Laser Science) studying nonlinear and quantum optics. At UC Merced, is pursuing a new line of groundbreaking research on gravitational radiation.

Education 
  • Ph. D., 1965 — Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.S., 1961 — Princeton University