Patrick J. McCann
Patrick J. McCann received his B.S. in engineering physics from UC Berkeley in 1981 and his Ph.D. in electronic materials from MIT in 1990.
From 1981 through 1984 he worked for IBM in Burlington, Vermont, where he was on the team that developed the world’s first one megabit DRAM. He has been a faculty member in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Oklahoma since 1990. His research group has published over 100 articles in the fields of IV-VI semiconductor epitaxial crystal growth, laser fabrication, and chemical sensing using mid-infrared laser absorption spectroscopy. Recent accomplishments include demonstration of mid-infrared light emission at room temperature from nanostructured epitaxial layers, demonstration of improved active region heat dissipation from epitaxial layers removed from growth substrates and development of laser spectrometers for exhaled breath analysis.