Professor of Electical Engineering, Stanford University

o Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph. D in Physics, 1997.
o Ph. D. advisor: Professor John Joannopoulos.
o University of Science and Technology of China, undergraduate, 1988-1992.

Professional Experience
o Stanford University
o Professor of Electrical Engineering, 2012-present.
o Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (Tenured), 2007-2012.
o Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, 2001-2007.
o Massachusetts Institute of Technology
o Research Scientist, Research Laboratory of Electronics, 1999-2001.
o Postdoctoral Research Associate, Physics Department, 1997-1999.

Research Interest
Computational and theoretical studies of solid-state devices; Photonic crystals; Plasmonics; Meta-materials; Microcavities; Quantum optics; Solar cells; Thermal radiation; Computational electromagnetics; Large-scale scientific computing.


  • –present
    Professor of Electical Engineering, Stanford University