Pu Zhang (张朴)
Pu Zhang (张朴)



Short biography
Education background:
Ph.D in Electromagnetic Theory (Oct. 2009 – May 2011)
Department of Electromagnetic Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Dissertation: Theory of transformation optics and invisibility cloak design
Joint Ph.D education in Optical Engineering (Sep. 2005 – Jun. 2009)
Department of Optical Engineering, Joint Research Center of Photonics of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
B.Sc (Eng) in Optical Engineering (Sep. 2001 – Jun. 2005)
Department of Optical Engineering, Chu Kochen Honors College, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Bachelor's Thesis: Double negative media based on electromagnetically induced transparency (in Chinese, supervised by Assoc. Prof. Jianqi Shen)
Research experience:
Dec. 2014 – : Research on quantum nanophotonics
Jan. 2014 – Dec. 2014: Postdoctoral research on nanoplasmonics
Nov. 2011 – Dec. 2013: Postdoctoral research on quantum nanophotonics
2006 – 2011: Ph.D work on transformation optics and invisibility cloak design
2005 – 2006: Research project on metamaterials
Teaching experiences:
2015: College physics
2005: Teaching assistant of JORCEP (http://www.jorcep.org/) course “Quantum Electronics”
Theoretical skills:
Electromagnetic theory, quantum mechanics, density functional theory
Computer skills:
Programming languages for numerical simulation: Matlab, Fortran, Python
Simulation softwares: OCTOPUS, GPAW, COMSOL, APE
Honors and awards:
2009, scholarship for joint Ph.D education from China Scholarship Council
2001, selected to join the excellence program of Mixed Class, Chu Kochen Honors College (http://ckc.zju.edu.cn)
Professional services:
Reviewer for:
- Optics Letters
- Optics Express
- Scientific Reports
- European Physical Journal B
- Progress In Electromagnetics Research (PIER)
- Applied Physics B
- International Journal of Antennas and Propagation