22 November 2021: Prof. Du received a grant from Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR FA9550-22-1-0043).
19 November 2021: Alan received the Physics Department TA Award. Congratulations to Alan for his achievement!
20 September 2021: The Optical Society (formerly the Optical Society of America: OSA) changed its name to Optica. OSA was founded in 1916 as the "Optical Society of America" and changed its name to "The Optical Society" in 2008. [link to www.osa.org]
15 September 2021: Ana Castaneda Montoya joined the group as an undergraduate student.
14 September 2021: Lennon Kirby joined the group as an undergraduate student.
08 September 2021: Lab B.171 construction is completed.
03 September 2021: Prof. Du received a grant from Department of Energy (DE-SC0022069). This is a collaborative project involving University of Texas at Dallas, College of William & Mary, Kennesaw State University, University of California Santa Cruz.[Link to DOE announcement]
25 July 2021: Prof. Du received his first NSF grant (2114076), collaborating with University of California Santa Cruz.
01 January 2021: Prof. Du joined the Department of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
23 December 2020: Xuanying Lai arrived at UTD from Hong Kong. Welcome!
30 November 2020: Lab equipment and parts from HKUST arrived at UTD SCI building.
25 November 2020: The first group meeting at UTD via Microsoft Teams
17 November 2020: The founding student members of the new Quanutm Optiics Lab at UTD: Xuanying Lai (Graduate), Alan Zanders (Graduate), Leonard Humphrey (Undergraduate), and Ahmet Neccar (Undergraduate).
16 November 2020: Lab equipment and parts were shipped from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).