Jon P. Longtin. Ph.D., P.E.


University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

    Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, May 1995

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

    M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, June 1991

    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, June 1989

Dr. Longtin joined the Mechanical Engineering Faculty at Stony Brook in the fall of 1996.  He came to Stony Brook after receiving his Ph.D. degree in 1995 from U.C. Berkeley, followed by a one-year postdoc at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. His research interests include energy conservation, innovative energy transfer and storage, and energy monitoring and diagnostics, as well as laser materials processing, particularly with ultrafast lasers and the development of sensors for harsh environments. His research has been funded by NSF, DOE, ARPA-E, DOD, NASA, NYSERDA, and a variety of industrial sources.  He is the author of over 170 technical publications and holds 11 issued and pending patents. He has received the NSF CAREER and PECASE (Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers), two Excellence in Teaching Awards, and an R&D 100 award.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, and is a member of the National Academy of Inventors.  He serves as a technical advisor to a number of companies and non-profit organizations.  In November, 2019, he became the Associate Dean for Research and Entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook.