Dr. Yu-Jung Lu was a postdoctoral scholar with the Atwater group from 2015-2017. In 2013, Dr. Lu received her Ph.D. in Physics from National Tsing-Hua University (Taiwan) in the group of Prof. Shangjr Gwo. During her Ph.D. and postdoctoral research in Taiwan, she investigated the optical and electrical properties of III-nitride semiconductor nanostructures. In her Ph.D. thesis she worked on nitride semiconductor based plasmonic nanolasers. She has received several awards from Taiwan, such as Taiwan Outstanding Women in Science—Chui-Chu Mon Fellowship, Chien-Shiung Wu Fellowship, The President’s Scholarship of NTHU, The Honorary Member of the Phi-Tau-Phi Scholastic Honor Society and Postdoctoral Research Abroad Fellowship. Her research works have been published in various journals, including Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Applied Physics Letters and Science.
She is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at National Taiwan University and an Assistant Research Fellow in the Research Center for Applied Sciences at Academia Sinica in Taiwan.