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We currently have openings for one PhD student and one postdoc. For the PhD position, the potential research areas are: 1. Advanced optical trapping and manipulation techniques. 2.  Light-driven self-organization of nanoparticles (i.e., optical matter). 3. Synthesis of functional nanomaterials for nanophotonics, photochemistry, sensing,  and biomedicine applications. 4. Single-particle spectroscopy and microscopy. Application Requirements and Deadlines can be found here. Spring admission is also possible. For the postdoc position, we are looking for a candidate with expertise in heterogeneous catalysis via photochemical or photo-electrochemical reactions on nanomaterials. Please contact Dr. Yan if you are interested or need more information.

Postdoc candidate please apply here.