University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Tian Yang

Tian Yang

Associate Professor

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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (2006)
B.S. Electronics Engineering, Tsinghua University (2000)

Work Experience

2009 – pres. Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2006 – 2009 Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Honors and Awards

  • Shanghai Pujiang Talent
  • New Century Excellent Talent in University

Professional Activities

  • Conference program committee member of SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing
  • Head of the “Electromagnetics, Photonics and Electrophysics” Discipline Group at the UM – SJTU Joint Institute
  • Technical committee member of SJTU Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices center
  • Conference program committee member of Optics in the Life Sciences: Optical Society of America Optics and Photonics Congress

On-going research subjects

  1. microfluidics integrated fiber-optic biosensors
  2. single molecule SERS detection
  3. nonlinear nanoplasmonics
  4. organic photovoltaics and LEDs based upon large area nanopatterning of flexible substrates

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