Photonics

Our faculty conduct world-class photonics research to advance applications and physics in sensing, energy harvesting, nanomanufacturing, imaging, healthcare and communication.

Meet the experts

Jie Huang

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Fiber optic sensors, novel photonic/microwave micro/nano materials, structures, devices and sensors, ultrafast laser machining, processing and characterization of micro/nano structures, materials and devices, sensors and Instrumentation for applications in harsh environments, microwave-photonic sensing, imaging and spectroscopy, optical biomedical imaging and sensing (photoacoustic tomography/spectroscopy)

Xiangyang Dong

Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests

Mechanics and microstructural evolution of advanced manufacturing and materials processing, multiscale modeling of materials by bridging first-principles calculations, molecular dynamics simulations, and finite element methods, materials design and manufacturing processes of composites and ceramics, relationships between the microstructure, properties, and processing of materials