Han Lin, Ph.D., Deputy Group Leader

Han has dedicated interest and substantial experience in the research on laser physics, optics, photonic nanomaterial and nanophotonic devices design and fabrication. He has expertise in optical system design and dynamic control of light-matter interaction in an ultrafast process, vectorial diffraction theory and super-resolution. He has developed a principle to enhance the optical resolution and accelerate the processing speed of the laser microscopy, which leads to broad applications in all related research fields, such as laser nanofabrication, optical data storage and scanning laser imaging.

Xiaoming Wen, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow

Xiaoming’s research interest lies in:

  • Carrier dynamics in photovoltaic materials and photocatalytical materials;
  • Mobile ions and charge carriers in perovskites;
  • Photophysics of (semiconductors, metallic and graphene based) nanomaterials;
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy, time-resolved micro-spectroscopy

Keng-Te Lin, Ph.D., Research Fellow

Dr. Keng-Te Lin got his Bachelor degree from National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan) in 2010. In 2016, he was awarded his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Taiwan University (Taipei, Taiwan) for his thesis entitled “Development of Broadband Operation and Low Power-Consumption of Photo-Electronic-Thermo Detection and Conversion Devices”.

Dr. Lin has been awarded a Discover Project from the Australian Research Council (ARC) in 2019, Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in 2017, Lam Research Award in 2016, Y. Z. Hsu  Scientific Paper Award in 2015, Nano Optoelectronics Laboratory (NOEL) Fellow in National Taiwan University and Outstanding scholarship from National Tsing Hua University.

Dr. Lin made contributions in the field of plasmonics, thermal engineering, and fabrication of nanostructured optoelectronic devices in the last five years. Now he works on investigating light and thermal management at the nanoscale for solarthermal system, radiative cooling, development of new photovoltaic devices, and fundamental physics of 2D materials.

Jie Zhang, Ph.D., Research Fellow

Dr. Jie Zhang holds a B.S. in Physics from Soochow University and a M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics from Soochow University. Then he received his Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Soochow University in 2014 for his thesis entitled “Charge Transport Properties of Organic/Inorganic Si Hybrid Solar Cells”. 

Jie has been honored for several celebration including People’s Individual Scholarship (2005, 2007, 2008), 2nd prize for scientific and technological achievements (2012), 3rd class scholarship (2012). 

Now he is working on design and development of nanostructures and nanomaterials for energy related photonics research. Also graphene oxide super capacitor devices fabrication based on laser nanostructures pattern is his interesting research aspect. 

Dan Yang, Ph.D., Research Fellow

Dan Yang got her bachelor degree from China University of Petroleum (Beijing) in 2008. After that, she was recommended to Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences for the master study. In 2011, she started her Ph.D study in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her research focus was mainly on the synthesis of nanomaterials and their application for energy storage devices. Since 2015, she worked in National University of Singapore as research associate. Her research interest was mainly on developing efficient photocatalyst to decompose organic pollutants in waste water.

Dan joined in the Centre for Micro-photonics in Swinburne University of Technology in October, 2017. Her current research is on developing graphene-based supercapacitors with high voltage and excellent capacitance.

Weijian Chen, Ph.D., Research Fellow

Dr. Weijian Chen is currently a post-doctoral researcher under the supervision of Prof. Baohua Jia and Dr. Xiaoming Wen, on the project of photo-physics of novel energy harvesting/light emitting materials.

He was awarded Doctor of Philosophy in Photovoltaic Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), Australia in 2018, specializing in spectroscopic characterization of photovoltaic/light emitting materials and applications. During his PhD candidature, he also worked as a visiting scientist at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in 2016, funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He graduated with Bachelor of Engineering in Opto-Electronics (Elite Student Program at Honors School), Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China in 2014.