Haomin Song

International Visiting Students
"Currently a PhD Student at the University at Buffalo, USA"


Haomin Song is a PhD Candidate at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is currently an international visiting student at the Photonics Laboratory of KAUST. He served as reviewers for various international journals, such as Scientific Reports, Optics Express, Optical Materials Express, Phys. Lett. B, IEEE Photonics J., and J. Mater. Chem. A etc.

Research Interests

Nano-photonics, Optoelectronics and Bio-photonics for integrated devices/systems.

Selected Publications

[5] H. Song,* N. Zhang,* J. Duan, Z. Liu, J. Gao, M. H. Singer, D. Ji, A. R. Cheney, X. Zeng, B. Chen, S. Jiang, Q. Gan, Dispersion topological darkness: Topologically protected reflectionless points at multiple wavelengths and polarization states, Adv. Opt. Mater., accepted (2017).

[4] Z. Liu,* H. Song,* D. Ji, C. Li, A. Cheney, Y. Liu, N. Zhang, X. Zeng, B. Chen, J. Gao, Y. Li, X. Liu, D. Aga, S. Jiang, Z. Yu, Q. Gan, Extremely cost-effective and efficient solar vapor generation under non-concentrated illumination using thermally isolated black paper, Global Challenges 1, 1600003 (2017).

[3] C. Janisch,* H. Song,* C. Zhou, Z. Lin, A. Elías, D. Ji, M. Terrones, Q. Gan, Z. Liu, MoS2 monolayers on nanocavities: enhancement in light–matter interaction, 2D Materials 3, 025017 (2016).

[2] H. Song, S. Jiang, D. Ji, X. Zeng, N. Zhang, K. Liu, C. Wang, Y. Xu, Q. Gan, Nanocavity absorption enhancement for two-dimensional material monolayer systems, Opt. Express 23, 7120 (2015).

[1] H. Song, L. Guo, Z. Liu, K. Liu, X. Zeng, D. Ji, N. Zhang, S. Jiang, Q. Gan, Nanocavity enhancement for ultra-thin film optical absorption, Adv. Mater. 26, 2737 (2014).


  • Aug. 2011~ Present: Doctor of Philosophy - Department of Electrical Engineering
    SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (Advisor: Prof. Qiangqiang Gan)
  • Sep. 2007~ July 2011: Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Science and Technology
    Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Student Member of OSA
  • Student Member of SPIE

KAUST Affiliations

Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering | Electrical Engineering