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Dr. Anbo Wang, Director
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Gary Pickrell, Associate Director
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Ahmad Safaai-Jazi
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Ting-Chung Poon
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Yong Xu
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Yizheng Zhu
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Xiaoting Jia
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chennan Hu
Research Associate
Department of Physics
Dr. Daniel S. Homa
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Dong Wang
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Haifeng Xuan
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Islam Ashry
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Zhihao Yu
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Ph.D. Graduate Students List
      Adam Floyd Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
      Amiya Behera Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Aram Lee Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Bo Liu Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Cary Hill Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
      Chengshuai Li Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Chennan Hu Ph.D. Physics
      Di Hu Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Haishan Sun Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Jiaji He Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Li Yu Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Lingmei Ma Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Matthew Shipton Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Michael Fraser Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Peng Lu Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Robert Mills Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
      Shichao Chen Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Shuo Yang Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Suyashree Bhonsie Ph.D. Electrical Engineering / SBES
      Taylor Blair Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
      Xiangyu Wei Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Yunbin Song Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
      Yunjie Cheng Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
      Zhipeng Tian Ph.D. Electrical Engineering

  • M.S. Graduate Students List
      Amanda Krause M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
      Brennan Thew M.S. Electrical Engineering
      Brian Cassidy M.S. Electrical Engineering
      Edward Liang M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
      Elizabeth Mogren M.S. Materials Science and Engineering
      Sunny Chang M.S. Materials Science and Engineering

  • Ph.D. Graduates
    • Ki Oh Kim
      Optical fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer based sensor instrumentation system for low magnetic field measurement, 1998
    • Timothy L. Pennington
      Miniaturized 3-D mapping system using a fiber optic coupler as a Young's double pinhole interferometer, 2000
    • Hai Xiao
      Self-calibrated interferometric/intensity-based fiber optic pressure sensors, 2000
    • Jeong Kim
      Analysis and applications of microstructure and holey optical fibers, 2003
    • Yibing Zhang (co-advised with A. Safaai-Jazi)
      Novel optical sensors for high temperature measurement in harsh environments, 2003
    • Po Zhang
      High-resolution photon counting OTDR based interrogation of multiplexing broadband FBG sensors, 2003
    • Jiangdong Deng
      Development of novel optical fiber interferometric sensors with high sensitivity for acoustic emission detection, 2004
    • Nitin Goel
      Development of Core-Suction Technique for Fabrication of Highly Doped Fibers for Optical Amplification and Characterization of Optical Fibers for Raman Amplification, 2005
    • Daniel Kominsky
      Development of Random Hole Optical Fiber and Crucible Technique Optical Fibers, 2005
    • Bing Yu
      Development of tunable optical filters for interrogation of white-light interferometric sensors, 2005
    • Yan Zhang
      Miniature fiber-optic multicavity Fabry-Perot interferometric biosensor, 2005
    • Juncheng Xu
      Novel fiber optic pressure sensors for harsh environments, 2005
    • Zhengyu Huang
      Quasi-distributed Fabry-Perot interferometric fiber sensor for temperature and strain sensing, 2006
    • Fabin Shen
      UV-induced instrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric fiber sensors and their multiplexing schemes for quasi-distributed temperature and strain sensing, 2006
    • Xingwei Wang
      Label-free DNA sequence detection using oligonucleotide functionalized fiber probe with a miniature protrusion, 2006
    • Ming Han
      Theoretical and Experimental Study of Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensors, 2006
    • Xiaopei Chen
      Ultra-narrow laser linewidth measurement, 2006
    • Navin Manjooran
      Van Der Waals Interactions Based Rheological Analysis For Electrosterically Stabilized Nano-Sized Alpha Silicon Carbide-Lactobacillus GG Dispersions, 2007
    • Zhuang Wang
      Intrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Sensor Based on Ultra-Short Bragg Gratings for Quasi-Distributed Strain and Temperature Measurements, 2007
    • Yizheng Zhu
      Miniature Fiber-Optic Pressure and Temperature Sensors Based on White-Light Interferometry for High-Temperature Harsh Environments, 2007
    • Yongxin Wang
      High Speed Fiber Optic Spectrometer, 2008
    • Evan Lally
      Fourier Transform Interferometry for 3D Mapping of Rough and Discontinuous Surfaces, 2010
    • Pradhu Munusamy
      Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Porous Silica Nanoparticles and Application in Intracellular Drug Delivery, 2010
    • Jiajun Wang
      Sapphire Fiber Based Sensing Technologies for High Temperature Applications, 2011
    • Bo Dong
      Fiber Optic Sensors for On-line, Real Time Power Transformer Health Monitoring, 2012
    • Cheng Ma
      Modeling and Signal Processing of Low-Finesse Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensors, 2012
    • Yunjing Wang
      Fiber-Optic Sensors for Fully-distributed Physical, Chemical and Biological Measurement, 2012
    • Yunmiao Wang
      A Quasi-distributed Sensing Network Based on Wavelength-Scanning Time-division Multiplexed Fiber Bragg Gratings, 2012
    • Brian Scott
      Semi-Conductor Core Optical Fibers and Fabrication Dependence of the Grain Structure, 2012
    • Ji Haeng Yi
      Optical Sensors for High-Temperature Pressure Measurement and Real-Time Particle Detection, 2012
  • M.S. Graduates
    • Vivek Arya
      Microbending effects in singlemode optical fibers :investigation and novel applications, 1994
    • Scott Meller
      Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer System Using Wavelength Modulated Source, 1996
    • Kambiz Rahnavardy
      Investigation and application of the Frustrated-Total-Internal-Reflection phenomenon in optical fibers, 1996
    • Jaydeep Ranade
      Electronic Signal Processing in an Optical Fiber-Based Magnetometer, 1997
    • Dinesh Subramani
      The Diode Laser Source and the Spatial Light Modulator's Driver Electronics for Miniaturized Holographic 3D Imaging, 1998
    • Zhiyong Wang
      Self-Calibrated Interferometric/Intensity Based Fiber Optic Temperature Sensors, 2000
    • Ming Luo
      Optical Analysis and Opto-Mechanical Design for Miniaturized Laser Illumination Module in 3D Areal Mapper, 2000
    • Wei Huo
      Controlled Fabrication System of Fabry-Perot Optical Fiber Sensors, 2000
    • Zhengyu Huang
      Novel Segment Deformable Mirror Based Adaptive Attenuator Used In Wavelength Division Multiplexed Optical Communications Network, 2002
    • David Geib
      Multiplexing of Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Optical Fiber Sensors for Strain Measurements, 2003
    • Alison Lazarevich
      Partial Discharge Detection and Localization in High Voltage Transformers Using an Optical Acoustic Sensor, 2003
    • Xiaopei Chen
      Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor Fabrication Using MEMS Technology, 2003
    • Xingwei Wang
      Optical Fiber Tip Pressure Sensor, 2004
    • Zorana Dicic
      High Temperature Corrosion of Single Crystal Sapphire and Zirconia in Coal Gasification and Commercial Glass Environments, 2004
    • Frederick Paa Kwesi Ellis
      Fabrication of Random Hole Optical Fiber Preforms by Silica Sol-Gel Processing, 2004
    • Lijun Song
      Detection and Position Location of Partial Discharges in Transformers Using Fiber Optic Sensors, 2004
    • Bassam Alfeeli
      Miniature gas sensing device based on near-infrared spectroscopy, 2005
    • Xin Zhao
      Study of Multimode Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Fiber Optic Sensor on Biosensing, 2006
    • Evan Lally
      A Narrow-Linewidth Laser at 1550 nm Using the Pound-Drever-Hall Stabilization Technique, 2006
    • Bo Dong
      Test of Light Speed Concstancy with Light Age Using an Active Fiber-based Mach-Zehnder Interferometer, 2006
    • Michael Wooddell
      Increased Functionality Porous Optical Fiber Structures, 2007
    • Bassam Alfeeli
      Ionizing Radiation Resistance of Random Hole Optical Fiber for Nuclear Instrumentation and Control Applications, 2009
    • Yunmiao Wang
      Microgap Structured Optical Sensor for Fast Label-free DNA Detection, 2011
    • Guo Yu
      Sapphire based fiber optic sensing for extreme high temperatures, 2011
    • Georgi Ivanov
      Fabry-Perot sapphire temperature sensor for use in coal gasification, 2011
    • Tyler Shillig
      Multi-point temperature sensing in gas turbines using fiber-based intrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometers, 2012
    • Keith Depew
      Development of a Miniature, Semi-Distributed Sapphire Fiber Optic Thermometer for Harsh and High Temperature Environments, 2012
    • Scott Zhang
      Thermoelectric Cooler Based Temperature Controlled Environment Chamber Design for Application in Optical Systems, 2013
    • Ruibo Shang
      Spectral domain interferometry: A high-sensitivity, high-speed approach to quantitative phase imaging, 2015
  • Former Research Staff, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Visiting Scholars
    • Russell May
      Research Assistant Professor
    • Yuwen Qin
      Deputy Director, Information Science Division, NSF of China
    • Paul Duncan
      Research Associate
    • Yong Xu
      Postdoctoral Fellow
    • Hai Xiao
      Senior Research Associate
    • Gary Pickrell
      Research Assistant Professor
    • Wei Peng
      Professor, Dalian University of Tech.
    • Qingxu Yu
      Professor, Dalian University of Tech.
    • Wei Zhao
      Research Associate
    • Bing Qi
      Research Associate
    • Hector Nunez
      Postdoctoral Fellow
    • Rajib Charkrabarty
      Postdoctoral Fellow
    • Ming Han
      Research Associate
    • Weihong Bi
      Dean/Professor, Yanshan University
    • Liqun Sun
      Associate Professor, Tsinghua University
    • Vladimir Polejaev
      Research Staff
    • Tingyun Wang
      Dean/Professor, Shanghai University
    • N. Wang
      Associate Professor, Petroleum University of China
    • Kristie Cooper
      Research Assistant Professor
    • Dian Fan
      Lecturer, Wuhan University of Technology
    • Zhengying Li
      Visiting PhD student, Wuhan University of Technology
    • Evan Lally
      Research Associate
    • Haiwei Fu
      Professor, Xian Shiyu University
    • James J. Gong
      Research Scientist
    • Qiang Yu
      Associate Professor, Harbin University of Engineering
    • Jianan Cao
      Associate Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University
    • Xiaohua Lei
      Associate Professor, Chongqing University
    • Zhuoxuan Li
      Visiting PhD Student, Beijing Jiaotong University
    • Minghong Yang
      Professor, Wuhan University of Technology
    • Rohui Wang
      Visiting PhD student, Northwest University, China