Prof. Zetian Mi has been elected Fellow of OSA, the Optical Society, "for contributions to the development of high performance III-nitride nanowire photonic devices, including full-color light emitting diodes, electrically injected ultraviolet lasers, and artificial solar fuel technology."
He researches semiconductor optoelectronics, specifically III-nitride semiconductors, low dimensional nanostructures, LEDs, lasers, Si photonics, artificial photosynthesis and solar fuels. Examples of recent work include sustainable energy through artificial photosynthesis, and biochemical purification, sensing, communication and lighting applications through the lithography-free fabrication of nanowire array lasers.
Prof. Mi is Co-chair of the 11th International Symposium on Light Emitting Devices (ISSLED 2017). He has received the Young Scientist Award from the Int. Symp. on Compound Semiconductors and the Young Investigator Award from the 27th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference.
An alumnus of Michigan, Mi received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics in 2006. He returned as a faculty member in 2016. Most recently, he was an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McGill University, where he received several major awards including the Engineering Innovation Award. He also worked at Picometrix, Inc. from 2001 to 2003, a local company spun out of the U-M College of Engineering Center for Ultrafast Optical Science.
About OSA Fellows
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September 26, 2017