• Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Shoufeng LAn

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering; Minor: Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017
  • M.S., Optical Science and Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2012
  • M.E., Precision Instrument and Optoelectronics Engineering, Tianjin University, 2009
  • B.S./B.E., Optoelectronic Technology and Science, Nankai University/Tianjin University, 2007

Research Interests

  • Dr. Lan’s current research interests are in the areas of applied physics, materials science, optical engineering, and nanotechnology, with a focus on innovative and extreme aspects of light-matter interactions in natural and engineered nanostructures. In this context, he has also extensively worked on translating and exploiting emerging concepts and cutting-edge technologies for applications in the light-enabled internet of things (IoT), quantum processing, clinical diagnosis, bioimaging, and sensing.

Awards & Honors

  • Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, 2018
  • SPIE D.J. Lovell Scholarship, 2016
  • National Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, 2015
  • MRS Graduate Student Award, 2015
  • OSA Representative for Student Leadership Conference, 2015
  • Outstanding Management Association Award, 2010
  • National Scholarship, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Shoufeng Lan*, X. Zhang*, M. Taghinejad, S. Rodrigues, K. T. Lee, Z. Liu, W. Cai, “Metasurfaces for near-eye augmented reality,” ACS Photonics, 6, 864-870 (2019)
  • S. Rodrigues*, Shoufeng Lan*, L. Kang, Y. Cui, P. Panuski, S. Wang, A. M. Urbas, W. Cai, “Intensity-dependent modulation of optically active signals in a chiral metamaterial,” Nature Communications, 8, 14602 (2017)
  • X. Wang, Shoufeng Lan, “Optical properties of black phosphorus,” Advances in Optics and Photonics, 8, 618-655 (2016)
  • Shoufeng Lan, L. Kang, D. T. Schoen, S. Rodrigues, Y. Cui, M. L. Brongersma, W. Cai, “Backward phase-matching for nonlinear optical generation in negative-index materials,” Nature Materials, 14, 807-811 (2015)
  • L. Kang*, Y. Cui*, Shoufeng Lan*, S. Rodrigues, M. L. Brongersma, W. Cai, “Electrifying photonic metamaterials for tunable nonlinear optics,” Nature Communications, 5, 4680 (2014)