Tom Vandervelde has a B.S. in both astronomy and physics from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and an M.A. and Ph.D in physics from the University of Virginia. Vandervelde has extensive research experience in optoelectronics and photonics.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering
- 2014-present: Associate Professor
- 2008-2014: Assistant Professor
- 2008-2014: John A. and Dorothy M. Adams Faculty Development Professor
Visiting Professor, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Festkörperphysik
Center for High Technology Materials, University of New Mexico
- 2007-2008: Research Assistant Professor
- 2007: Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Associate, University of Illinois
Visiting Assistant Professor, Washington and Lee University
Tom Vandervelde studies the interaction of light with matter and the physics of nanostructures (semiconductor photonics and electronics) and interfaces, with special interest in the area of energy materials.