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David Burghoff

David Burghoff

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Assistant Professor
College of Engineering


Phone: 574-631-9366

Office: 226B Cushing Hall


B.S., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; MS and Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology


David Burghoff began as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Notre Dame in 2018. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, his master’s from MIT, and his bachelor’s from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Some of his recent awards include MIT’s Jin-Au Kong Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award and the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellowship.

His research is interdisciplinary and focuses on devices and systems that blend quantum engineering, coherent optoelectronics, and long-wavelength photonics, with applications in sensing, healthcare, energy, security, and transportation. His broader ambition is to use these technologies to address some of society’s most pressing challenges. 


EE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

July 12, 2018

EE welcomes Christopher Hinkle and David Burghoff to the faculty, fall 2018.


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