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The 2015 Willis E. Lamb Award For pioneering theoretical work on random lasers

Awarded January 7, 2015, at the 45th Winter Colloquium on the Physics of Quantum Electronics.

Hui Cao, Yale University

For pioneering theoretical work on random lasers.


Hui Cao is the John C. Malone Professor of Applied Physics, a professor of Physics, and a professor of Electrical Engineering at Yale University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1997. Prior to joining the Yale faculty in 2008, she was on the faculty of Northwestern University from 1997 to 2007. Her technical interests and activities are in the areas of mesoscopic physics, complex photonic materials and devices, nanophotonics, and biophotonics. She authored or co-authored one monograph, twelve book-chapters, seven review articles and 260 journal papers. She is a Fellow of the APS, OSA, AAAS and IEEE.

Bio provided by Hui Cao, 2020.

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