Associate Dean for Innovation in MIT’s School of Engineering
Vladimir Bulović is the Associate Dean for Innovation in MIT’s School of Engineering. He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT, holdingthe Fariborz Maseeh Chair in Emerging Technology, leading the Organic and Nanostructured Electronics laboratory, co-leading the MIT Innovation Initiative and co-directing the MIT-ENI Solar Frontiers Center. He is an author of over 180 research articles (cited over 30,000 times) and an inventor of over 90 U.S. patents in areas of lightemitting diodes, lasers, photovoltaics, photodetectors, chemical sensors, programmable memories, and micro-electro machines, majority of which have been licensed and utilized by both start-up and multinational companies. He is a co-founder of several start-up companies that together employ over 200 people, including QD Vision,Inc., producing quantum dot optoelectronic components; Kateeva, Inc., focused on development of printed organic electronics; and Ubiquitous Energy, Inc., developing nanostructured solar technologies. Bulović received his Ph.D. from Princeton University, where his academic work and patents contributed to the launch of the Universal Display Corporation and the Global Photonics Energy Corporation.