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James J. Sluss, Jr.

Senior Associate Dean/Pitman Professor

Jim Sluss is the Senior Associate Dean and Morris R. Pitman Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.  He received the B.S in Physics in 1984 from Marshall University, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and 1989, respectively, from the University of Virginia.  He has over 25 years of combined academic and industry experience, working primarily in the research areas of three-dimensional displays, optical communications, photonics, and intelligent transportation systems.  He has been awarded 15 U.S. patents, has authored/co-authored over 100 journal and conference publications, and has been principal/co-principal investigator on over $16 million in sponsored research grants and contracts.

He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Education Society, and the IEEE Communications Society.  He is a Member of the Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), and American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE).  He presently serves as President-Elect of the IEEE Education Society.

Research Interests

  • Optical Communications
  • Photonics
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
James Sluss
Contact Information

OU Office: CEC 107
Tulsa Office: 4W146
OU Phone: (405) 325-4536
Fax: (405) 325-7508
Email: Dr. Sluss