Jens W. Tomm received the Diploma and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany in 1982 and 1984, respectively. During 1993–1995, he was with Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 1999 with Riken, Sendai, Japan, and in 2018 with the East China Normal University, Shanghai, China. He became a member of the scientific staff of newly founded Max-Born-Institute in 1995. There he runs the Optoelectronic Device Group. His research interests include photonics, optoelectronics, and applied semiconductor physics. Dr. Tomm organized international conferences, edited conference proceedings, authored more than 300 peer-reviewed papers, three reviews, six patents, and two books. He is a member of the German Physical Society, the MRS, the E-MRS, and Senior Member of the Optical Society of America.