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Engineering educator

Nicholas X. Fang, Chinese engineering educator. Achievements include invention of solid state electrochemical nanoimprint and ultrasonic metamaterial; discovery of optical superlens; first terahertz metamaterials. Recipient Young Innovators award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technology Review Magazine, 2008, Career award, National Science Foundation, 2009, Young Manufacturer award, Small and Medium Size Enterprises, 2009.

Background

Fang, Nicholas X. was born on December 9, 1974 in Putian, Fujian Province, China. Son of Wenbo Fang and Hexiang Lin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 2004.

Career

Research engineer University California, Los Angeles, 2004. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of solid state electrochemical nanoimprint and ultrasonic metamaterial. Discovery of optical superlens. First terahertz metamaterials.

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal award 2006), The Optical Society, materials research society.

Connections

Married Yuan Zhou, June 9, 2006. 1 child Olivia.

father:
Wenbo Fang

mother:
Hexiang Lin

spouse:
Yuan Zhou

child:
Olivia Fang