Hui Cao received her Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 1997. Her doctoral research was in the field of semiconductor microcavity quantum electrodynamics. Prior to joining the Yale faculty in 2008, Professor Cao was on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University from 1997 to 2007. Her technical interests and activities are in the areas of complex photonic materials and devices, nanophotonics, and biophotonics. She has co-authors one book and ten book-chapters, and has published more than 200 research papers in the areas of random lasers, optical microcavities, photonic crystals, and structural coloration.
Title: Harnessing Disorder for Photonic Applications