Dr. David J. Hagan
University of Central Florida - CREOL
TitlePegasus Professor and Interim Dean
David J. Hagan received his PhD degree in Physics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1985. After a brief spell as research scientist at the University of North Texas, he moved to UCF in 1987 as a founding member of the CREOL faculty. He is currently Pegasus Professor of Optics and Photonics and is the Interim Dean of the College. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Optical Materials Express and also served as Executive Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Optics Letters. His research interests include nonlinear optical materials, especially semiconductors and organics, applications of extremely nondegenerate nonlinear optics, and techniques for nonlinear optical characterization and spectroscopy. Dr. Hagan is a Fellow of OSA and SPIE.