Faculty Profile - Wenshan Cai
Optics and Photonics
Office: MiRC 213
Dr. Wenshan Cai joined the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology in January 2012 as an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a joint appointment in Materials Science and Engineering. Prior to this, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials at Stanford University. His scientific research is in the area of nanophotonic materials and devices, in which he has made a major impact on the evolving field of plasmonics and metamaterials. Dr. Cai has published ~30 papers in peer-reviewed journals, and the total citations of his recent papers have reached over 2,000 within the past five years. He authored the book, Optical Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications, which is used as a textbook or a major reference at many universities around the world. Dr. Cai received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University in 2000 and 2002, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2008, all in electrical/electronic engineering.
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Last revised on April 18, 2012.