Lawrence A. Hornak, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research focus includes photonic devices

Phone: 706-542-2462


130 Paul D. Coverdell Center
500 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University, 1991
M.E., Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1986
B.S., Physics, Binghamton University, 1982

Research Areas

  • Photonic devices - photonic crystals, wide band gap optoelectronic devices 
  • Integrated optics - novel inorganic and organic guided wave devices
  • Sensor systems - biophotonic integrated sensors, multispectral and biomolecular biometric identification