Frank Shi

Professor (Joint Appointment)
Office: 816D Engineering Tower
Lab: 1001 Engineering Tower
Lab: 1002 Engineering Tower
(949) 824-5362 Office
(949) 824-3942 Lab
(949) 824-2541

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2575


Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, 1992

Dr. Shi's current research interests include:

  1. Packaging technologies & design tools for opto, fiberoptic and electronic devices
    • Fiber-optic coupling & alignment;
    • Active/passive device packaging/reliability;
    • Low-cost packaging concepts and design;
    • Thermal design;
    • Adhesive curing, Laser welding, Soldering;
    • Mechanical/thermal stress;
    • RF and high frequency electrical packaging issues
  2. Electronic and photonic packaging materials and design tools
  3. Photonic glass and other novel materials for electronic, fiberoptic and sensor devices
  4. IC interconnect, dielectric materials and semiconductor manufacturing issues

Dr. Shi directs the OptoElectronics Integration and Packaging Lab, a research center that serves the evolving needs of the IC and telecommunications industries.