R. Jason Jones

  • Faculty Affiliation: OSC Professor
  • Research Specialty: Optical Physics
Associate Professor of Optical Sciences
Email Address: 
rjjones@optics.arizona.edu
Curriculum Vitae: 
Office Location: 
Meinel 625
Mailing Address: 

College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094

Phone Number: 
520-626-4634
Fax: 
520-621-4358
Education: 
  • Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2001
  • B.S., Bethel College, 1994
Employment: 
  • Associate Professor: The University of Arizona, College of Optical Sciences, 2012-present
  • Assistant Professor: The University of Arizona, College of Optical Sciences, 2007-2012
  • Senior Research Associate: University of Colorado, JILA, 2004-2006
  • Research Associate: University of Colorado, JILA, 2003-2004
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of Colorado, JILA, 2001-2003
Professional Affiliations and Activities: 
  • American Physical Society: Member
  • The Optical Society (OSA): Member
Awards and Honors: 
  • Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements: Young Scientist Award, 2002
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: Young Faculty Award, 2009
  • National Academy of Sciences: Kavli Fellow, 2010
  • National Research Council: Postdoctoral Associateship Award, 2001-2003
  • National Science Foundation: CAREER Award, 2007
Specific Research Interests: 
  • Ultrafast laser science.
  • Femtosecond frequency combs.
  • Extreme nonlinear light-matter interactions and generation.
  • Optical frequency metrology.
  • High-resolution spectroscopy.