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Craig Armiento

Craig Armiento
Craig ArmientoProfessor, Director, Printed Electronics Research Collaborative (PERC), Co-Director, Raytheon-UMass Lowell Research Institute (RURI); Director, Center for Photonics, Electromagnetics and Nanoelectronics (CPEN)
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentElectrical & Computer Eng
  • Phone(978) 934-3395
  • Emailcraig_armiento@uml.edu

Research Interests

Fiber Optics, Semiconductor & Devices

Prof. Armiento's research interests include photonic and electronic devices, optical fiber networks, printed electronics and semiconductor processing.

Education

  • Ph D, (1983), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge Massachusetts
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Impact Ionization in (100), (110)- and (111)-Oriented InP Avalanche Photodiodes
  • MS, (1977), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Measurement of Minority Carrier Lifetimes in PbSnTe Diode Lasers
  • BS, (1974), Manhattan College - Manhattan, New York.

Awards and Honors

  • Eta Kappa Nu, Scholarship/Research - Electrical Engineering Honor Society
  • Highest technical award in GTE Corporation (now Verizon), Service, Professional - GTE Warner Award
  • Honors Program Faculty Mentor of the Year, Teaching
  • Senior Member, Service, Professional - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Tau Beta Pi, Scholarship/Research - Engineering Honor Society
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept. (2004), Teaching
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Electrical& Computer Dept (2003), Teaching

Publications

  • Gocha, A., Armiento, C. (2016) "Corporate-academic partnership pools resources to advance additive manufacturing of electronics.," American Ceramic Society bulletin 95:3 pp. 32 - 35
  • Haghzadeh, M., Jaradat, H., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2016) "Design and simulation of fully printable conformal antennas with BST/polymer composite based phase shifters," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C 62: pp. 167 - 178
  • Haghzadeh, M., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2016) "Fully printed varactors and phase shifters based on a BST/polymer ink for tunable microwave applications," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest 2016-August:
  • Haghzadeh, M., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2016) "Microwave dielectric characterization of flexible plastic films using printed electronics," 87th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference: Measurements for Emerging Communications Technologies, ARFTG 2016
  • Hajisaeid, E., Haghzadeh, M., Shone, M., Mooney, P., Panwar, A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2016) "Printed tunable frequency selective surface on a developed flexible functionalized ceramic-polymer based substrate," pp. 1–5
  • Haghzadeh, M., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2015) "Electrostatic and full wave simulations of interdigitated BST varactors with buried plates," pp. 1-2
  • Haghzadeh, M., Bhowmik, L.M., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2014) "Printed tunable miniaturized Frequency Selective Surface with BST/polymer composite filled interdigital capacitors," pp. 154-154
  • Bhowmik, L., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A., Chirravuri, J., McCarroll, C. (2014) "Design of Printed X-Band Patch Antenna Arrays with Switched Line Phase Shifters," 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
  • Haghzadeh, M., Bhowmik, L., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2014) "Printed Turntable Miniaturized Frequency Selective Surface with BST/Polymer Composite filled Interdigital Capacitors," 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
  • Vaillancourt, J., Akyurtlu, A., Armiento, C. (2014) "Design and Fabrication of Printed, Carbon nanotube Transistors Operating in the GHz Range for Electronic Systems," CIMTEC 2014, 6th Forum on New Materials
  • Bhowmik, L., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A., Miniscalco, W., Chirravuri, J., McCarroll, C. (2013) "Design and analysis of conformal ku-band microstrip patch antenna arrays," IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology pp. 815-820
  • Zheng, L., Vaillancourt, J., Armiento, C., Lu, X. (2006) "Thermo-optically tunable fiber ring laser without any mechanical moving parts," Optical Engineering 45:7
  • Lockwood, H.F., Haugsjaa, P.O., Armiento, C., Boudreau, R.A. (1994) "Hybrid optoelectronic integration and packaging," Optoelectronic Integration: Physics, Technology and Applications pp. 375-422
  • Rothman, M.A., Shieh, C.L., Negri, A.J., Thompson, J.A., Armiento, C., Holmstrom, R.P., Kaur, J. (1993) "Monolithically integrated laser/rear-facet monitor arrays with V-groove for passive optical fiber alignment," Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE 5:2 pp. 169-171
  • Armiento, C., Negri, A.J., Tabasky, M.J., Boudreau, R.A., Rothman, M.A., Fitzgerald, T.W., Haugsjaa, P.O. (1992) "Gigabit transmitter array modules on silicon waferboard," Components, Hybrids, and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on 15:6 pp. 1072-1080
  • Armiento, C., Tabasky, M., Jagannath, C.J., Fitzgerald, T.W., Shieh, C.L., Barry, V., Rothman, M., Negri, A., Haugsjaa, P.O., Lockwood, H.F. (1991) "Passive coupling of InGaAsP/InP laser array and singlemode fibres using silicon waferboard," Electronics Letters 27:12 pp. 1109-1111
  • Regan, R.J., Butler, S.J., Armiento, C., Rock, F.C. (1987) "Static induction transistors-HF to X band," Microwave Journal 30:

Presentations

  • Design and Analysis of 16 GHz Cylindrical Conformal 1x2 Microstrip Patch Antenna Array - 2013 Phased Array Radar Conference, September 2013 - Waltham, MA
  • Assistive Technology: Teaching Engineering Design with Social and Global Impact - International Technology, Education and Development Conference, March 2010 - Valencia, Spain
  • Avalanche Photodetector Design for the Mid-Infrared using GaSb-Based Alloys - Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), March 2007 - Beijing, China
  • A Longwave Infrared (LWIR) Photodetector Based on Nonlinear Absorption in InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots - IEEE Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biophotonics, Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, October 2006 - Hanhzhou, China
  • Optically Addressed MEMS Deformable Mirrors Driven via an Array of Photodetectors - Optical Society of America (OSA) Annual Meeting, October 2006 - Rochester, NY
  • Optically Addressed MEMS Deformable Mirrors Driven via an Array of Photodetectors - SPIE Optics East, October 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Dynamic Control of DWDM Networks Using Optical Wavelength Managers - SPIE ITCOM Conference, July 2002
  • RF Optoelectronic Transmitter and Receiver Arrays on Silicon Waferboards - SPIE Symposium on Optoelectronic Packaging, Conference 2691 (Broadband and OEIC Interconnects), February 1996 - San Jose, CA
  • ARPA Analog Optoelectronic Module Program: Packaging Challenges for Analog Optoelectronic Arrays - 1995 Electronics Components and Technology Conference, (ECTC), 1995
  • Silicon Waferboard Alignment of Laser Arrays to Single-Mode Optical Fiber for Analog Optoelectronic Module Applications - 1995 SPIE Symposium on Laser Diode Chip and Packaging Technology, Conference 2610 (Photonics Technologies for Voice, Video and Data Communications), October 1995 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Challenges for Optoelectronic Hardware in Fiber-to-the Home Systems - 1995 IEEE Princeton Section Sarnoff Symposium, April 1995
  • Optoelectronic Packaging for Computer and Communication Systems - 1993 Fall Meeting of the Material Research Society, 1993 - Boston, MA
  • Fluxless Die bonding for Optoelectronics - Electronics Components and Technology Conference, June 1993 - Orlando, FL
  • Photonic Subsystem Design Based on Hybrid Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon Substrates - Optical Design for Photonics Meeting, March 1993 - Palm Springs, CA
  • Assembly and Packaging Approaches for Optoelectronic Integration - SPIE OE Lase 93, January 1993 - Los Angeles, CA
  • Laser/Rear Facet Monitor Arrays with Monolithically Integrated V-Groove for Passive Optical Fiber Alignment - 1992 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, November 1992 - Boston, MA
  • Passive Alignment Mechanics: Semiconductor Laser Arrays to SMF - 1992 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, November 1992 - Boston, MA
  • Silicon Waferboard: Challenges and Opportunities for Low-Cost Optoelectronic Subsystems - 1992 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, November 1992 - Boston, MA
  • Hybrid Optoelectronic Integration/Packaging on Silicon - SHARP Advanced Technology Workshop, August 1992 - Bloomington, IN
  • A Silicon Waferboard Approach to Optoelectronic Packaging - Summer Topical Meeting on Integrated Optoelectronics, August 1992 - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Optoelectronic Subsystems on Silicon Waferboard - DARPA DRSC Optical Arrays and Packaging Workshop, July 1992 - LaJolla, CA
  • Four-Channel, Long-Wavelength Transmitter Arrays Incorporating Passive Laser/Single Mode Fiber Alignment on Silicon Waferboard - 1992 Electronics Components Technology Conference (ECTC), May 1992 - San Diego, CA
  • Optoelectronic Integration of Transmitter and Receiver Arrays on Silicon Waferboard - Packaging, Interconnects and Optoelectronics for the Design of Parallel Computers Workshop, March 1992 - Schaumburg, IL
  • Hybrid Wafer Scale Packaging of Laser Diodes and Multichip Module Technology - SPIE OE/Lase '92, January 1992 - Los Angeles, CA
  • Multichamber RIE Processing for InGaAsP Ridge Waveguide Laser Arrays - Fall Meeting of the Material Research Society, December 1991 - Boston, MA
  • Silicon Waferboard: Optical Interconnects and MCM Technology - DuPont Symposium on High Density Interconnect Technology, October 1991
  • Hybrid Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon - Symposium on High Density Integration in Communications and Computer Systems, October 1991 - Waltham, MA
  • Silicon Waferboard: Extension of MCM Technology into the Optical Domain - 1991 International Electronic Packaging Conference, September 1991 - San Diego, CA
  • Hybrid Optoelectronic Integration of Transmitter Arrays on Silicon Waferboard - SPIE OE/Fibers: Symposium on Integrated Optoelectronics for Communication and Processing, September 1991 - Boston, MA
  • A 1.3 ìm Ridge Waveguide Laser on Si and GaAs Substrates by Thin Film Transfer - Third Conference on InP and Related Compound Materials, April 1991 - Cardiff, Wales
  • Passive Coupling of an InGaAsP/InP Laser Array and Single Mode Fibers Using Silicon Waferboard - Optical Fiber Communications Conference, February 1991 - San Diego, CA
  • A Novel, Thermally-Stable InGaAs/GaAs Structure for 1.3 ìm IMSM Photodiodes - 1990 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, November 1990 - Boston, MA
  • Multichamber RIE Processing for III-V Optoelectronic Devices - SPIE Symposium on Multichamber and In-Situ Processing of Electronic Materials, September 1990 - Santa Clara, CA
  • Partial Intermixing of Strained InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Wells - Workshop on MQW Mixing and MQW Optoelectronic Devices, September 1990 - Island of Jersey, UK
  • Quantum Well Shape Modification Using Vacancy Generation and Rapid Thermal Annealing - Workshop on MQW Mixing and MQW Optoelectronic Devices, September 1990 - Island of Jersey, UK
  • Thermally Induced Quantum Well Shape Modification in Strained Heterostructures - 5th International Conference on Superlattices and Microstructures, August 1990 - Berlin
  • 1.3 ìm InGaAs/GaAs Interdigitated Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors - Integrated Photonics Research Conference, March 1990 - Hilton Head, SC
  • Effect of Annealing on Strained InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Wells - 1989 Fall Meeting of the Material Research Society, November 1989 - Boston, MA
  • Thermal Stability of Strained InGaAs/GaAs Single Quantum Wells - 1989 Fall Meeting of the Material Research Society, November 1989 - Boston, MA
  • Intermixing of GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Wells by Low Energy Ion Implantation and Rapid Thermal Annealing - 1989 Electronic Material Conference, June 1989 - Cambridge, MA
  • GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Well Shape Modification Using Low Energy Ion Implantation and Rapid Thermal Annealing, March 1989
  • GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Well Mixing Using Low Energy Ion Implantation and Rapid Thermal Annealing - 1988 Fall Material Research Society Meeting, November 1988 - Boston, MA
  • Rapid Thermal Annealing of GaAs/AlGaAs Double Quantum Wells - 1988 Fall Material Research Society Meeting, November 1988 - Boston, MA
  • Photoluminescence Study of Uniaxial Tension in Patterned Stripes of GaAs/Si - Fifteenth International Conference on GaAs and Related Compounds, September 1988 - Atlanta, GA
  • OMVPE Growth and Characterization of GaAs on Si for Device Applications - 1988 Spring Material Research Society Meeting, April 1988 - Reno, NV
  • Investigations of Coupled Double GaAs/AlGaAs Quantum Wells - March Meeting of the American Physical Society, March 1988 - New Orleans, LA
  • Effect of Electric Fields on Excitons in Coupled Double Quantum Wells - 1987 Fall Material Research Society Meeting, November 1987 - Boston, MA
  • Room Temperature Optical Studies of GaAs/AlGaAs Coupled Double Quantum Wells - 1987 Fall Material Research Society Meeting, November 1987 - Boston, MA
  • Electric Field Dependence of Excitons in GaAs/AlGaAs Coupled Quantum Wells - Fourteenth International Conference on GaAs and Related Compounds, September 1987
  • GaAs Digital Integrated Circuits - 1987 International Microwave Symposium/Brazil, July 1987 - Rio de Janiero, Brazil
  • Optical Characterization of Stress Effects in GaAs/Si - 1986 International Symposium on GaAs and Related Compounds, September 1986
  • Capless Rapid Thermal Annealing of GaAs Using an Enhanced Overpressure Proximity (EOP) Technique - State of the Art Program on Compound Semiconductors, May 1986 - Boston, MA
  • Formation of Device Quality p-type Layers in GaAs Using Co-implantation of Mg+ and As+ and Capless Rapid Thermal Annealing - 1986 Spring Materials Research Society Meeting, April 1986 - Aneheim, CA
  • Point Defect Evolution During Rapid Thermal Annealing of Si-Implanted GaAs - 1987 Spring Materials Research Society Meeting, April 1986
  • LPE Growth and Characterization of InP Photodiodes - 2nd NATO Workshop on Material Aspects of InP, 1983 - Hyannis, MA
  • Impact Ionization in (100)-, (110)- and (111)-Oriented InP Avalanche Photodiodes - 1983 Device Research Conference, June 1983 - Burlington, VT
  • Guarded Avalanche Photodiodes in InP Fabricated by a Double Ion Implantation Technique - 1979 Device Research Conference, June 1979 - Boulder, CO
  • Ionization Coefficients of Electrons and Holes in InP - 1979 Device Research Conference, June 1979 - Boulder, CO
  • An Analysis of the Effects of Interface Recombination on the Transient Response of Double Heterostructure Devices - 1977 Device Research Conference, June 1977 - Ithaca, NY

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Armiento, C., Cooperman, M., Forcucci, A., Lovell, J."Method and Apparatus for Calculating the Number of Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line Nodes," 6,768,777 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Jagannath, C., Tabasky, M., Fitzgerald, T., Lockwood, H., Haugsjaa, P., Rothman, M., Barry, V., Stern, M."Method and Device for Passive Alignment of Diode Lasers and Optical Fibers," 2,046,716 Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Cooperman, M."Broadband Architectures Using Existing Twisted Pair," 6,445,712 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Rothman, M., Shieh, C., Thompson, J., Negri, A."Method for Forming a Semiconductor Device Structure Having a Laser Portion," 6,090,635 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Tabasky, M., Cataldo, V., Fitzgerald, T., Chirravuri, J., Haugsjaa, P."Waferboard Structure," 5,436,996 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Rothman, M., Shieh, C., Thompson, J., Negri, A."Monolithically Integrated Semiconductor Structure and Method of Fabricating Such Structure," 5,355,386 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Elman, B., Koteles, E., Melman, P."Bandgap Tuning of Semiconductor Quantum Well Structures," 5,238,868 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Tabasky, M., Cataldo, V., Fitzgerald, T., Chirravuri, J., Haugsjaa, P."Waferboard Structure and Method of Fabricating," 5,182,782 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Jagannath, C., Tabasky, M., Fitzgerald, T., Lockwood, H., Haugsjaa, P., Rothman, M., Barry, V., Stern, M."Method and Device for Passive Alignment of Diode Lasers and Optical Fibers," 5,163,108 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Jagannath, C., Tabasky, M., Fitzgerald, T., Lockwood, H., Haugsjaa, P., Rothman, M., Barry, V., Stern, M."Method and Device for Passive Alignment of Diode Lasers and Optical Fibers," 5,077,878 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Choudhury, A., Jagannath, C., Elman, B."Thermally-Stable Structure for IMSM Photodetectors on GaAs Substrates," 5,053,843 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C."Method of Fabricating a Junction FET," 1,269,764 Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Prince, F."Method of Treating Bodies of III-V Compound Semiconductor Material," 4,820,651 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C."Method of Fabricating a Junction Field Effect Transistor," 4,729,967 United States
  • Patent - Armiento, C., Norris, P."A Process for Fabricating Complementary Modulation-Doped (CMOD) Circuits," 4,603,469 United States

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Printed Electronics for Added MMIC Functionality, Rapid Prototyping and Heterogen (2014), -
    Armiento, C. (Principal)
  • Investigation of Tunable Materials for Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) Applicat (2013), -
    Armiento, C. (Co-Principal)
  • dFlexible, Printed Phased-Array Antennas (2012), -
    Armiento, C. (Co-Principal)
  • Flexible, Printed Phased-Array Antennas (2012), - Raytheon Corp
    Armiento, C.
  • Investigation of Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSSs) (2012), - Raytheon Corp
    Armiento, C.
  • US-Turkish Workshop on Assistive Technology (2010), - National Science Foundation
    Armiento, C. (Co-Principal)
  • MRI: Acquisition of the Multi-Probe Wide-Temperature Parameter Analysis System for Low-Voltage Low-Noise Measurements (2009), - National Science Foundation
    Armiento, C. (Co-Principal), Margala, M. (Principal)
  • MEMS Spatial Light Modulators with Integrated Control Photo-Sensors for Wave-Front Metrology and Correction (2005), - Air Force Research Laboratory/SNHC
    Armiento, C.
  • Development of Long Wavelength Technologies and Devices (2004), - Air Force Research Laboratory/SNHC
    Armiento, C.