Pao Tai Lin

Assistant Professor

P Lin

Office: WEB 214F
Phone: 979.458.8223
Fax: 979.845.6259

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Research Interests

  • Mid-Infrared integrated Photonics
  • Biomedical sensors-on-a-chip
  • Multiscale fabrication technologies
  • Reconfigurable materials
  • Nanophotonics & metamaterials

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Nano Conference - Best Paper Finalist Award, 2014
  • MIT-SUTD Postdoctoral fellowship, 2013-2015
  • User Award talk for Argonne National Laboratory Annual Users Meeting, 2008


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University

Selected Publications

T. Jin, L. Li, B. Zhang, H.-Y. G. Lin, H. Wang, P. T. Lin, "Monolithic Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics Using Silicon-on-Epitaxial Barium Titanate Thin Films," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 9, 21848−21855, 2017

S. Novak, P. T. Lin, C. Li, C. Lumdee, J. Hu, A. M. Agarwal, P. G. Kik, W. Deng, K. Richardson, "Direct Electrospray Printing of Gradient Refractive Index Chalcogenide Glass Films," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 9, 26990–26995, 2017

P. T. Lin, H. –Y. G. Lin, Z. Han, T. Jin, R. Millender, L. C. Kimerling, A. Agarwal, “Label-Free Glucose Sensing Using Chip-Scale Mid-Infrared Integrated Photonics,” Adv. Opt. Mater. doi: 10.1002/adom.201600440, 2016

P. T. Lin, J. Giammarco, N. Borodinov, M. Savchak, V. Singh, L. C. Kimerling, D. T. H. Tan, K. A. Richardson, I. Luzinov, and A. Agarwal, “Label-Free Water Sensors Using Hybrid Polymer–Dielectric Mid-Infrared Optical Waveguides,” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 7, 11189–11194, 2015

P. T. Lin, S. W. Kwok, H.-Y. G. Lin, V. Singh, L. C. Kimerling, G. M. Whitesides, A. Agarwal, "Mid-Infrared Spectrometer Using Opto-nanofluidic Slot-Waveguide for Label-free On-Chip Chemical Sensing," Nano Lett. 14, 231-238, 2014.