Zetian Mi, University of Michigan
Emerging Applications of III-Nitride Nanocrystals
Zetian Mi is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his PhD degree in applied physics at the University of Michigan in 2006. Mi’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of III-nitride semiconductors, LEDs, lasers, UV photonics, solar fuels and artificial photosynthesis. Mi has published two books, 12 book chapters, 15 patents and patent applications, more than 200 journal papers and over 300 conference papers/presentations on these topics. He was a faculty member at McGill University from 2007 to 2016, where he received several awards, including the Hydro-Québec Nano-Engineering Scholar Award in 2009, the William Dawson Scholar Award in 2011, the Christophe Pierre Award for Research Excellence in 2012, and the Engineering Innovation Award in 2105. He also received the Young Investigator Award from the 27th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Conference in 2010, and the Young Scientist Award from the International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors in 2015. Mi has served as Associate Editor of IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, and has chaired many international conferences, including General Chair of the IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting in 2016-2017, Co-chair of the International Symposium on Semiconductor Light Emitting Devices in 2017, and Program Chair of the IEEE Photonics Conference in 2019. Mi is a a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and The Optical Society (OSA).