Joseph M Lukens

Research Scientist & Wigner Fellow

Purdue University

PhD, Electrical Engineering - 2015


The University of Alabama

BS, Electrical Engineering and Physics - 2011


2017: Technology Commercialization Award, UT-Battelle
2017: Significant Event Award, UT-Battelle, for ORNL’s first quantum technology license
2015: Paul Baran Young Scholar Award from the Marconi Society
2015: College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
2014: Finalist, Frontiers in Optics Emil Wolf Student Paper Competition (as co-author)
2014: First Place, Siegman International School on Lasers Poster Competition
2013: Temporal Cloaking Research Featured in CLEO Press Luncheon
2012-2015: National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship
2011-2012: Meissner Fellowship2011: Oustanding Senior Physics Major
2011: Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Senior Award
2011: First Place, IEEE Region 3 Southeastcon Student Paper Competition
2010: Fred R. Maxwell, Jr., Award for the Oustanding Junior Student in ECE2007: National Merit Scholar


-W. P. Grice, J. M. Lukens, and N. A. Peters, “Deterministic single-photon source based on spectral shift of a heralded photon,” U. S. Patent Application 15/829,349 (2017).-J. M. Lukens, N. A. Peters, and R. C. Pooser, “Nonlinear interferometer systems and methods,” U. S. Patent Application 15/582,178 (2017).