Anthony F. Starace is George Holmes University Professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Columbia College (1966, Cum Laude), and his master’s and doctorate at University of Chicago (1967, 1971). Dr. Starace did post-graduate work at Imperial College, London (U.K.). Dr. Starace’s expertise is attosecond science, intense laser-atom interactions and theoretical atomic physics.
As of October 2013 he has more than 200 scientific publications; has given 90 invited conference talks and has received nearly 5,500 citations to his published work. His research is funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Starace is a Fellow of both the American Physical Society (APS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He has earned the University of Nebraska’s highest honor for research, the Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, (2005). He was named “Outstanding Referee,” APS (2008); Sloan Foundation Fellow (1975-79); Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow (1979-80, 2006). Dr. Starace served as Associate Editor, Reviews of Modern Physics (1995-2006); as a member of the Editorial Board, Physical Review A (1993–1999); and as Co-Editor, New Journal of Physics, Focus Issue on Attosecond Physics [New J. Phys. 10, 025004 (2008)].
Dr. Starace has taken sabbaticals at Freiburg University, Germany (1979-80); JILA, University of Colorado, Boulder (1992); Harvard-Smithsonian ITAMP, Cambridge, Mass. (1995); Max Planck Instititute for Quantum Optics, Munich, Germany (2006), and has had invited visiting positions at Chalmers Institute of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden; Innsbruck University, Austria; Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing; Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; Voronezh State University, Russia; and National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.