Australian Academy of Science 2017 Selby Fellow
Fellowships are awarded annually to distinguished overseas scientists to visit Australia. It is intended that public awareness of science and scientific issues is raised through a series of public lectures and seminars. The Foundation congratulates and acknowledges the valuable work undertaken by the 2016 Selby Fellow.
Professor Xi-Cheng Zhang
Professor and Director of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, Université du Québec
Awarded on 25/08/2015
The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 12627-0186 USAXi-Cheng Zhang is the Director and M. Parker Givens Professor at The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester. A Fellow of AAAS, APS, IEEE, OSA, and SPIE, his recent awards include 2014 International Society of IRMMW-THz Button Prize; 2012 OSA William F. Meggers Award; 2011 IEEE Photonics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award; and 2009 Rensselaer William H. Wiley Award. He holds 14 professorships in foreign countries, 29 US patents, has authored or co-authored over 400 refereed scientific papers, and has an h-index of 78. Dr. Zhang is the Editor-in-Chief of Optics Letters and has served as Director at Large of OSA since 2014.
Dr. Zhang was the Eric Jonsson Professor of Science; Acting Head at the Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy; and Founding Director of the Center for THz Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. With a BS (‘82) from Peking University, he earned his PhD (‘86) from Brown University, RI. He is a pioneer in world-leading research in the field of ultrafast laser-based terahertz technology and optical physics,Back to Top