Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, 2021-present

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, 2015-2020; Advisor: Hongkun Park


Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University, 2015; Advisor: Shriram Ramanathan

B.S. in Physics, Peking University, 2010


Forbes 30 Under 30 – Science, 2018

Top Reviewer, Applied Physics Letters, 2017, 2018

MRS Graduate Student Silver Award, Materials Research Society, Spring 2013

Ernst Habicht Fellowship, Harvard University, 2012


Proposal Reviewer for Department of Energy.

Journal Referee for more than 30 journals, including 2D Materials, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Advanced Materials, APL Materials, Applied Optics, Applied Physics Letters, IEEE Electron Device Letters, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Materials Today, Materials Today Chemistry, Materials Today Physics, Nano Letters, Nanoscale, Nanoscale Research Letters, Nature, Nature Reviews Materials, Optica, Optical Materials Express, Optics Express, Optics Letters, Physical Review Applied, Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, Physical Review Materials, and Scientific Reports.

Organizer of Symposium on Correlated Insulating States in Two Dimensions, Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard University 2020.

Session chair at MRS Fall Meeting, 2017.

Founding Member of DARPA Polyplexus.