Members

Principal Investigator

Jun Xiao, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Additional affiliations: Physics, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Email: jun.xiao@wisc.edu

Bio: Dr. Xiao is an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since August 2021. Prior to joining Madison, Dr. Jun Xiao worked as a postdoctoral scholar with Prof. Aaron Lindenberg and Prof. Tony Heinz at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. He earned his Ph.D. in Applied Science and Technology from UC Berkeley (2018) under Prof. Xiang Zhang’s supervision. He received his bachelor’s degree in Physics from Nanjing University (2012). His research experience and interests focus on structure-property relationships and light-matter interactions in quantum materials for robust quantum computing, efficient energy conservation, and THz sensing.


Postdocs

Sujan Subedi 

06. 2024 – present

Ph.D. in Physics, Temple University

 

PhD students

Fan Fei 

Ph.D. student, Materials Science and Engineering (2022 Fall – )

B.S. in Physics, Nanjing University

 

 

Tairan Xi 

Ph.D. student, Materials Science and Engineering (2022 Fall – )

B.S. in Physics, Nanjing University

 

 

Carter Fox

Ph.D. student, Physics (2023 Spring – )

B.S. in Physics, University of Michigan

 

 

Jack Rollins

Ph.D. student, Materials Science and Engineering (2024 Fall – )

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Master students

Undergraduate students

Belal Elsherbini

 

 

 

 

Layla Jackson (REU student)

 

 

 

Alumni

Wenxu Duan 

Master, Materials Science and Engineering

2021 Fall – 2022 Spring

 

Arjun A. Patel 

Master, Materials Science and Engineering

2021 Fall – 2022 Fall

 

 

 

Alexis Liu

2021 Fall

 

 

Shloka Mohanty

2022 Fall

 

 

 

 

Peggy Lee

Chemistry

2022 Summer – 2022 Fall

 

 

 

 

Anna J. Hendrick

Physics

2021 Fall – 2022 Fall

 

 

 

Chris Wells

2022 Fall – 2023 Spring

 

 

 

Muaz Salem

2022 Fall – 2023 Spring

 

 

 

Bea Pence

REU student (Cornell University)

 

 

 

Alexa Earle

REU student (Purdue University)