Dr. Jason Orcutt is a Research Staff Member in the Physical Sciences Department at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center. After joining in 2013, his primary research focus has been integrated photonic devices and the application of such devices to various communication and sensing systems.
Jason received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2005 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2008 and 2012 respectively. His graduate work at MIT was partially funded by a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (2005-2008). Before joining IBM, he worked as a research scientist at MIT on DARPA's Photonically Optimized Embedded Microprocessors (POEM) program in collaboration with Micron Technology, University of California Berkeley and University of Colorado Boulder. His research interests range from ultrafast and integrated optics to bioelectronics and stochastic systems.