Jeremy Munday

Position Title
Faculty Director and Professor

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
2119 Kemper

Jeremy Munday is Professor in the ECE Department. His research focuses on engineering the fundamental interaction between light and matter and applying this understanding to control quantum effects and for clean energy technologies. His research group studies novel photonic, plasmonic, and quantum materials and seeks breakthrough energy generation and extraction technologies. Professor Munday received his PhD in Physics from Harvard in 2008, was a postdoctoral scholar at Caltech from 2008-2011, and then spent 8 years at the University of Maryland before moving to UC Davis in 2019. He is a Fellow of Optica (formerly OSA) and is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the ONR YIP Award, the DARPA YFA, DARPA Directors Fellowship, and the NASA Early Career Faculty Space Technology Research Award, as well as society awards including the OSA Adolph Lomb Medal, the IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award, and the SPIE Early Career Achievement Award.