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   Open Access
♠ Review article
J. Andreasen, A. Bahl, and M. Kolesik, Spatial effects in supercontinuum generation in waveguides, Opt. Express 22, 25756 (2014).

♠ J. Andreasen, N. Bachelard, S. B. N. Bhaktha, H. Cao, P. Sebbah, and C. Vanneste, Partially Pumped Random Lasers, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 28, 1430001 (2014).

J. Andreasen, E. M. Wright, and M. Kolesik, Optical Response of Atomic Gases to Ultrafast Pump-Probe Pulses, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 49, 1088 (2013).

   J. Andreasen and M. Kolesik, Efficient simulation of unidirectional pulse propagation in high-contrast nonlinear nanowaveguides, Nanoscale Systems MMTA 2, 157 (2013).

J. Andreasen and M. Kolesik, Core-confined beam propagation method for guiding and leaky structures, J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 2999 (2013).

J. Andreasen and M. Kolesik, Midinfrared femtosecond laser pulse filamentation in hollow waveguides: A comparison of simulation methods, Phys. Rev. E 87, 053303 (2013).

J. Andreasen, "FDTD Modeling of Blackbody Radiation and Electromagnetic Fluctuations in Dissipative Open Systems," in Advances in FDTD Computational Electrodynamics: Photonics and Nanotechnology, eds. A. Taflove, S. G. Johnson and A. Oskooi (Artech House, Boston, 2013).

J. Andreasen and M. Kolesik, Nonlinear propagation of light in structured media: generalized unidirectional pulse propagation equations, Phys. Rev. E 86, 036706 (2012).

   M. Kolesik, E. M. Wright, J. Andreasen, J. M. Brown, D. Carlson, and R. J. Jones, Space-time resolved simulation of femtosecond nonlinear light-matter interactions using a holistic quantum atomic model: Application to near-threshold harmonics, Opt. Express 20, 16113 (2012).

N. Bachelard, J. Andreasen, S. Gigan, and P. Sebbah, Taming random lasers through active spatial control of the pump, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 033903 (2012).

J. Andreasen and H. Cao, Inherent Stochastic Linearization of Random Laser Modes, Nonlinearity 25, 851 (2012).

J. Andreasen, P. Sebbah, and C. Vanneste, Nonlinear Effects in Random Lasers, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 28, 2947 (2011).

J. Andreasen, P. Sebbah, and C. Vanneste, Coherent Instabilities in Random Lasers, Phys. Rev. A 84, 023826 (2011).

   J. Andreasen and H. Cao, Spectral Behavior of Partially Pumped Weakly Scattering Random Lasers, Opt. Express 19, 3418 (2011).

♠ J. Andreasen, A. Asatryan, L. Botten, M. Byrne, H. Cao, L. Ge, L. Labonté, P. Sebbah, A. D. Stone, H. Türeci, and C. Vanneste, Modes of Random Lasers, Adv. Opt. Photon. 3, 88 (2011).

J. Andreasen and H. Cao, Numerical Study of Amplified Spontaneous Emission and Lasing in Random Media, Phys. Rev. A 82, 063835 (2010).

B. Payne, J. Andreasen, H. Cao, and A. Yamilov, Relation between transmission and energy stored in random media with gain, Phys. Rev. B 82, 104204 (2010).

J. Andreasen, C. Vanneste, L. Ge, and H. Cao, Effects of Spatially Nonuniform Gain on Lasing Modes in Weakly Scattering Random Systems, Phys. Rev. A 81, 043818 (2010).

J. Andreasen and H. Cao, Creation of New Lasing Modes with Spatially Nonuniform Gain, Opt. Lett. 34, 3586 (2009).

J. Andreasen, H. Cao, J. Wiersig, and A. E. Motter, Marginally unstable periodic orbits in semiclassical mushroom billiards, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 154101 (2009).

J. Andreasen and H. Cao, Finite-difference time-domain formulation of stochastic noise in macroscopic atomic systems , J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 4530 (2009).

J. Andreasen, H. Cao, A. Taflove, P. Kumar, and C-q. Cao, Finite-difference time-domain simulation of thermal noise in open cavities, Phys. Rev. A 77, 023810 (2008).

X. Wu, J. Andreasen, H. Cao, and A. Yamilov, Effect of local pumping on random laser modes in one dimension, J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24, A26-A33 (2007).

J. Andreasen and Q. Ouyang, Cooperative Trends in Modified Image Scoring Model, Chinese Phys. Lett. 19, 1887 (2002).

F. Lofaj, S. M. Wiederhorn, G. G. Long, B. J. Hockey, P. R. Jemian, L. Browder, J. Andreasen, and U. Täffner, Non-Cavitation Tensile Creep in Lu-Doped Silicon Nitride, J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 22, 2479 (2002).
NON-PEER-REVIEWED MATERIAL Generalized Unidirectional Pulse Propagation Equations: Treatment of Waveguides Cork School on Theory and Mathematics Modeling of Ultrashort Pulse Propagation, Cork, Ireland

Nonlinear propagation of light in structured media: generalized unidirectional pulse propagation equations 4th International Symposium on Filamentation, Tucson, AZ

Simulations of Weakly Scattering Random Lasers Colloque de Physique Atomique et Moléculaire et Optique et des Journées de Spectroscopie Moléculaire, Orsay, France

Simulations of the Transition from ASE to Lasing Action in Weakly Scattering Random Structures Nice Days of Waves in Complex Media, Nice, France

J. Andreasen, C. Vanneste, L. Ge, and H. Cao, Control random laser modes by local pumping, Proc. SPIE 7597, 759713 (2010).

Search for Criteria of Localization of Light in Random Amplifying Media New England Mesoscopic Systems Symposium, Middletown, CT

(Invited talk) Classical Model of Quantum Noise with the FDTD Method XXIX URSI General Assembly, Chicago, IL

Lasing in sub-micron semiconductor disk 2008 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science, San Jose, CA

S. Goderya, J. Andreasen, and N. S. Philip, Advances in Automated Algorithms for Morphological Classifications of Galaxies Based on Shape Features, ADASS XIII 314, 617 (2004).

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS Peer reviewer for Nature Publishing Group, American Physical Society, American Institute of Physics, Optical Society of America, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Elsevier, and EM Academy

American Physical Society
American Scientific Affiliation
Golden Key International Honour Society
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
HONORS & PRESS COVERAGE Physics Focus: How to Control a Random Laser
Chateaubriand Fellow 2010
Kaleidoscope image of Physical Review A, April 2010
Cover of Physical Review Letters, Vol. 103, Iss. 15
Yale SEAS Newsbrief 2009
Outstanding Graduating Physics Senior 2003
2003 Skadron Prize In Computational Physics, 1st place
Computational Physics Award for Class Achievement 2002
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 2002
2001 Skadron Prize In Computational Physics, 2nd place
4 year winner of the Theresa M. Madigan Scholarship

August, 1999 - December, 2009
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Ph. D. Physics, 2009
Dissertation: Numerical Studies of Lasing and Electromagnetic Fluctuations in Open Complex Systems
M. S. Physics, 2005
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
B. S. Computational Physics, 2003
with a minor in Mathematics
Honors: Cum Laude, University Honors, Departmental Honors
Physics GPA: 4.00
General GPA: 3.77

July 2014 - present
Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA
Research Scientist

August 2011 - June 2014
University of Arizona, Optical Sciences, Tucson, AZ
Postdoctoral Research Associate
  Extreme nonlinear optics

December 2010 - May 2011
February 2010 - November 2010
April 2009 - June 2009
Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, LPMC, Nice, France
CNRS Postdoctoral Researcher
Chateaubriand Postdoctoral Fellow
Visiting student (stagiaire)
  Nature and competition of modes in random lasers

February 2010 - July 2010
January 2008 - December 2009
Yale University, Applied Physics, New Haven, CT
Research Affiliate
Visiting Assistant in Research
  Pumping effects in random lasers

June 2004 - December 2009
September 2003 - June 2005
Northwestern University, Physics, Evanston, IL
Research Assistant
Laboratory Teaching Assistant
  Electromagnetic fluctuations
  Laser mode competition
  Laser surface modes
  Optical properties of microcavities, photonic crystals, and aperiodic structures

May 2003 - August 2003
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Summer Intern (SULI)
  Analysis of Cu2O and CeO2 using He+ RBS, H+ NRA, and XPS
  PIXE data analysis
  Porting legacy code to newer workstations

January 2000 - May 2003
August 2000 - May 2003
Illinois State University, Physics, Normal, IL
Research Assistant
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant & Tutor
  Photonic crystals
  Quantum Dot modeling
  Automated Classification Scheme for Galaxies
  Database management and Web Design

May 2002 - June 2002
Peking University, Physics, Beijing, China
U.S.-China REU Program in Science and Engineering
  Evolution of Cooperation in Human Societies

May 2001 - August 2001
Argonne National Laboratory, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne, IL
Summer Intern (ERULF)
  Computational Analysis of A-USAXS data