Dr. Wenshan Cai is an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a joint appointment in Materials Science and Engineering. Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 2012, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. Dr. Cai received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University in 2000 and 2002, respectively, and his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2008, all in electrical/electronic engineering. His scientific research is in the area of nanophotonic materials and devices, in which he has made a major impact on the evolving field of plasmonics and metamaterials.
Dr. Cai has published ~40 journal papers, and the total citations of his papers have reached ~5,000 within the past few years. In addition, Dr. Cai is the lead author of the book Optical Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications, a text used at many universities around the world, for which he won the 2014 Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award from OSA and SPIE.
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