Wei Jiang

Associate Professor


Phone:(848) 445-2164
Office:EE 215
Website: http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/~wjiangnj


Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2005
M.A. in Physics, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
B.S. in Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, 1996


  • IEEE Region 1 Outstanding Teaching Award, 2013
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2012
  • Rutgers ECE Young Researcher Award, 2011
  • Ben Streetman Prize, University of Texas at Austin, 2005

Research Interests

  • Silicon nanophotonics: modulators, switches, light emission
  • Photonic crystals: devices & physics (e.g. slow light, superprism)
  • Silicon photonic microsystems: optical phased arrays, spatial light modulators, on-chip optical interconnects, optical information processing microsystems.
  • Nanoimprint and molding
  • Plasmonics and metamaterials; disordered and quasi-periodic media
  • Other interests: polymer photonics; fiber optics; laser beam steering; gratings; liquid crystals; phased array antennas.

Selected Publications

  1. Jun Tan, Richard A. Soref, and Wei Jiang, "Interband scattering in a slow light photonic crystal waveguide under electro-optic tuning," Opt. Express, vol. 21, 6756–6763 (2013).
  2. Weiwei Song, Manjit Chahal, George K. Celler, Yogesh Jaluria, Graham T. Reed, and Wei Jiang, "The influence of substrate on SOI photonic crystal thermo-optic devices," Opt. Express, vol. 21, 4235-4243 (2013).
  3. J. Tan, M. Lu, A. Stein, and W. Jiang, "High purity transmission of a slow-light odd mode in a photonic crystal waveguide," Opt. Lett. vol. 37, 3189 (2012).
  4. R.A. Integlia, L. Yin, D. Ding, D. Z. Pan, D. M. Gill, and W. Jiang, "Parallel-Coupled Dual Racetrack Silicon Micro-Resonators for Quadrature Amplitude Modulation," Opt. Express, vol. 19, 14892 (2011).
  5. W. Song, R. A. Integlia, and W. Jiang, "Slow light loss due to roughness in photonic crystal waveguides: An analytic approach", Physical Review B vol. 82, 235306 (2010).
  6. L. Gu, W. Jiang, X. Chen, L. Wang, and R. T. Chen, "High-speed silicon photonic crystal waveguide modulator for low-voltage operation," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 90, 071105 (2007).
  7. W. Jiang, R. T. Chen, and X. Lu, "Theory of light refraction at the surface of a photonic crystal," Physical Review B 71, 245115 (2005).

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