FIP Seminar Series - Dr. Hui Cao, Stanford University

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Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:15 to 13:15


Dr. Hui Cao

FIP Seminar Speaker: Dr. Hui Cao, Professor of Applied Physics, Stanford University "Random Photonics" Hui Cao is a Professor of Applied Physics at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. She received her B.S. degree (1990) in Physics from Peking University, and her Ph.D. degree (1997) in Applied Physics from Stanford University. Her doctoral research was in the area of semiconductor microcavity quantum electrodynamics. Prior to joining the Yale faculty in 2008, Professor Cao was on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University. Her technical interests and activities are in the areas of complex photonic materials and devices, nanophotonics, and biophotonics. She has co-authors one book and ten book-chapters, and has published more than 190 research papers in the area of random lasers, optical microcavities, photonic crystals, and structural coloration. She is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award, Packard Fellowship, Sloan Fellowship, Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award and Guggenheim Fellowship. She is also a fellow of the American Physical Society, a fellow of the Optical Society of America, and a member of Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering.