Principal Investigator


Assistant Professor

Ertugrul Cubukcu


Prof. Cubukcu has been at Penn since 2011 after a brief postdoctoral position at UC Berkeley. He received his PhD degree in Applied Physics from Harvard University in 2008.

Jason C Reed

PhD Student


Jason received his BS from Cornell University in 2010 in Materials Science and Engineering. His current research is focused on investigation of plasmonic nanostructures for sensing applications

(Justin) Hai Zhu

PhD Student


Justin received his BS from Fudan University in 2009 in Physics. He is working on plasmonic nanostructures for sensing applications

Fei Yi

Postdoctoral Researcher


Fei received his PhD from Northwestern University in 2011 in Electrical Engineering. He is now developing novel infrared detectors.

Feng Liu

Postdoctoral Researcher


Feng received his PhD from Fudan University in Physics. He is working on light-matter interactions mediated by graphene.

Euijae Shim

Graduate Student


Euijae received his BS from Purdue University in Electrical Engineering. He is interested in nanoengineered neural implants and tunable photonic devices.

Yutong Zhu

Undergraduate Student


Yutong is working towards his BS degree in MSE. He is working on graphene enabled nanosensors.