Yefeng Mei, Ph.D. (梅叶峰)


William Band Distinguished Assistant Professor in Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Washington State University

Webster Hall 627, Pullman, WA 99164, USA

Tel: (509) 335-6389


CV [PDF]; LinkedIn

Research Interests

My research interests include, but are not limited to, Rydberg Atoms, Many-Body Physics, Quantum Optics, Nonlinear Optics, Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics, Quantum Information Processing, Laser Cooling and Trapping, Quantum Measurement, Precision Measurement, Quantum Gas, Quantum Photonics, Solid-States Quantum Optics, etc.


08/2020  - Present William Band Distinguished Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Washington State University, USA 

06/2020  - 06/2023 Research Fellow, Department of Physics, University of Michigan, USA 

09/2015 - 12/2017 Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, HKUST, Hong Kong, China

03/2015 - 08/2015 Research Assistant, Department of Physics, HKUST, Hong Kong, China


09/2015 - 05/2020 Ph.D. in Quantum Optics, Department of Physics, HKUST, Hong Kong, China

(Advisor: Prof. Shengwang Du)

09/2009 - 08/2013 B.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, China

(Advisor: Prof. Chuangang Ning)


2019 Postgraduate Research Excellence Award, HKUST

2019 UGC Research Travel Grant, HKUST

2015-2019 Postgraduate Studentship Award, HKUST

2011 CUPT Third Prize, Nanjing, China

Professional Services

Editorial Board Member: 

Frontiers in Physics, Review Editor, May 2022 - Present

Photonics, Topical Advisory Panel Member, July 2022 - Present

Journal Reviewer

Physical Review Letters, Scientific Reports, Optics Express, Optics Letters, Applied Optics

Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Physics Letters A, AVS Quantum Science

Photonics, etc.

Professional Societies

American Physical Society (APS), Member, since 2018

Optica (Formerly OSA), Member, since 2019

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, Member, since 2022