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Principal Investigator

Kyle Shen

Assistant Professor of Physics

kmshen [at] cornell [dot] edu

B.Sc., Physics & Electrical Engineering (M.I.T.)

Ph.D., Applied Physics (Stanford University)


Postdoctoral Scholars

we gratefully acknowledge support from :

people @ shen group

Dr. Phil King

Kavli Institute at Cornell (KIC) Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., University of Warwick

philip.king [at] cornell [dot] edu

  1. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2012

  2. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers (PECASE), 2011

  3. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award, 2010

  4. Research Corporation Cottrell Scholars Award, 2010

  5. National Academy of Sciences, Kavli Frontiers Fellow, 2010

  6. National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2009

webpage                   departmental webpage

cv [pdf]

Dr. Masaki Uchida

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad

Ph.D., University of Tokyo

uchida [at] cornell [dot] edu

Dr. Yuefeng Nie

Cornell Center for Materials Research Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

yn235 [at] cornell [dot] edu

Graduate Students



John Harter

B.Sc., University of Florida

NSF Graduate Fellow (2006)

jwharter [at] gmail [dot] com

Eric Monkman

B.Sc., McMaster University


eric.j.monkman [at] gmail [dot] com

Daniel Shai

B.Sc., College of Wooster

NSF Graduate Fellow (2007)


daniel.e.shai [at] gmail [dot] com

Shouvik Chatterjee

B.Sc., IIT Kharagpur

sc2246 [at] cornell [dot] edu

Bulat Burganov

B.Sc., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

bulat.burganov [at] gmail [dot] com

Ed Lochocki

B.Sc., Rutgers University

el432 [at] cornell [dot] edu

Haofei Wei

B.Sc., M.I.T.

NSF Graduate Fellow (2011)


hw437 [at] cornell [dot] edu

Andy Joe

Physics Major

Class of 2014

ayj4 [at] cornell [dot] edu

  1. Dawei Shen, Postdoc (2008-2010); staff scientist, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  2. Alex Hristov, REU Student (2009); graduate student, Stanford University

  3. Justin Chen, undergrad (2011); graduate student, Rice University

  4. Stephanie Swartz, REU Student (2011); undergrad, University of Rochester

  5. Andrew Melchionna, REU Student (2012); undergrad, Unviersity of Rochester

  6. John (Trey) Ruppe, undergrad (2012); graduate student, University of Michigan

  7. Asher Dunn, undergrad (2012); SpaceX

  8. Chorseng Tan, undergrad (2012)