Dr. Gloria Jacobovitz

Technical Management

Personal Bio

Dr. Jacobovitz has over 20 years’ experience in technology based entrepreneurship, with startup as well as fortune 500 companies worldwide. She has founded, mentored, advised and managed companies in Telecommunication, Biotechnology, Biofuels, and High Performance Apparel. She is an accomplished researcher with citation in the 2012 Nobel Prize of Physics, over 20 published peer reviewed papers and 6 issued patents. She was part of the management team that contributed to Corvis $1 billion IPO, and has extensively consulted and developed corporate and marketing strategy for companies in Brazil, USA and EU that contributed to millions of dollars in private equity investments and International Bank loan. Dr. Jacobovitz is a Technology Manager at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labs Office of Technology Transfer, a faculty at Johns Hopkins University and UMBC, board member of Vasoptic Medical, a member of the Howard Tech Council Advisory Board, a member of the Baltimore Angel Group, and a Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship adviser. Dr. Jacobovitz holds a MS in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in Applied Physics from UNICAMP (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

Education History

  • Biotechnology Biotech Enterprise, Johns Hopkins University
  • Applied Physics Applied Phyisics, UNICAMP

Work Experience

Adjunct Faculty, JHU Whiting School of Engineering, Engineering for Professionals

Publications

P. B. Hansen, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, L. Gruner-Nielsen, A. J. Stentz, Loss Compensation in Dispersion Compensating Fiber Modules by Raman Amplification, OFC’98.

G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka et. al., A 5.5 W Single-Stage Single-Pumped Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier at 1550 nm, Optical Amplifier Conference and Their Applications, British Columbia, Canada, PD-3, July 21-23, 1997.

D. Inniss, P. Wysocki, A. M. Vengsarkar, T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, J. Borick, S. Granlund, Ultrahigh-Power Single-Mode Lasers from 1.065 to 1.472 mm using Yb-doped Cladding-Pumped and Cascaded Raman Lasers, CLEO’97, CPD31, Baltimore, MD, 1997.

G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, P. Wysocki, A. M. Vengsarkar, T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, J. Borick, S. Granlund, Single-Stage Booster Amplifier with Two 980 nm Pumps Stabilized by Fiber Gratings, Optical Amplifier Conference and Their Applications, Davos, Switzerland, 14-17 June 1995.

A. M. Vengsarkar , P. J. Lamaire, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, V. Bhatia, G. B. Judkins, Long-period fiber gratings as gain-flattening laser stabilizing devices, Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication, PD1-2, Hong Kong, June 26-30, 1995.

P. F. Wysocky, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, D. S. Gasper, S. Kosinski, J. Costelloe and S. Granlund, Computer Model and Approximate Solution for the Return Loss of Pumped Erbium-doped Fiber Amplifiers, accepted for publication at Photonic Technology Letter.

G. Livescu, U. Keller, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, J. E. Cunningham, W. Y. Jan, B. Tell, and K. F. Brown-Goebeler, Optically controlled mode-coupling in microcavity enhanced light emitting diode, SPIE
proceedings OE LASE'94, Los Angeles, CA, 22-29 January 1994.

U. Keller, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, G. Livescu, J. E. Cunningham, W. Y. Jan, B. Tell, and K. F. Brown-Goebeler, Microcavity enhanced vertical-cavity light-emitting diodes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 62, 3085(1993).

G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, U. Keller, M. Asom, Broadband fast semiconductor saturable absorber, Opt. Lett., 24, 1791 (1992).

U. Keller, G. R. Jacobovitz-Veselka, D. A. Miller, G. D. Boyd, T. H. Chiu, J. F. Ferguson and M. Asom, New intracavity saturable absorber for solid-state lasers: antiresonant semiconductor Fabry-Perot, IQEC'92, Vienna, Austria.

G. R. Jacobovitz, J. E. Zucker, K. L. Jones, T. Chang and N. J. Sauer, Compact InGaAs/InAlAs Quantum Well waveguide polarization splitter, OSA'91, San Jose, California.

G. R. Jacobovitz, J. E. Zucker, K. L. Jones, T. Chang and N. J. Sauer, Waveguide interconnects for InGaAs/InAlAs Quantum Well Photonic Integrated Circuits, Technical Memorandum.

J. E. Zucker, K. L. Jones, G.R. Jacobovitz, B. Tell, K.Brown-Goebeller, T. Chang, N. J. Sauer, M.D. Divino, M. Wegener and D. S. Chemla, InGaAs-InAlAs Quantum Well Intersecting Waveguide switch operating at 1.55 mm, Photon. Techn. Lett. 2,804 (1989).

G. R. Jacobovitz, Study of Radiation Processes in a Fabry-Perot Microcavity, PhD. Thesis in the Physics Institute, Department of Quantum Electronics at UNICAMP, September 1989.

P. Mataloni, G. R. Jacobovitz, F. De Martini and S. Bollanti, Q-Switched laser stabilization via internal second harmonic generation, New laser technologies and applications, 1st GR-1 International Conference, edited by A. A. Carabelas and T. Letardi (Editrici Compositori, Bologna, Italy, 1988).

F. De Martini and G. R. Jacobovitz, Anomalous phase transition and photon localization in stimulated emission in a microscopic optical cavity. IQEC, Tokyo, Japan (1988).

F. De Martini and G. R. Jacobovitz, Anomalous spontaneous-stimulated-decay phase transition and zero-threshold laser action in a microscopic cavity, Phys.Rev.Lett. 60,1711(1987).

F. De Martini, G. Innocenti, G. R. Jacobovitz and P. Mataloni, Anomalous spontaneous emission time in a microscopic optical cavity. Phys.Rev.Lett. 59,2955(1987).

R. S. Miranda, G. R. Jacobovitz, C. H. DeBrito Cruz and M. Scarparo, Positive and negative chirp produced upon propagation of femtosecond laser pulses through a saturable absorber. Opt. Lett. 11,223 (1986).

G. R. Jacobovitz, C. H. De Brito Cruz and M. Scarparo, Pumped power and saturable absorber effect on a colliding pulse mode locking dye laser emitting pulses with 47 femtosecond. Opt. Commun. 57,133 (1986).

G. R. Jacobovitz, C. H. De Brito Cruz, N. P. Mansur and M. Scarparo, Optical bistability and histeresis in a colliding pulse mode locked femtosecond dye laser. Opt. Commun. 59,233 (1986).

G. R. Jacobovitz, Generation of femtosecond laser pulses, M.S. degree Thesis in the Physics Institute, Department of Quantum Electronics at UNICAMP, October 1985.