Current Members


Principal Investigator

Dr Fan Wang

ARC DECRA fellow

Dr Fan Wang is working on nanophotonics and biophotonics research. He was awarded the UTS Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2019) to support his research in deep tissue super-resolution imaging. He has also been awarded the ARC DECRA fellow (2020) to conduct his research in biological laser cooling technology. Dr Wang has published over 57 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research articles are published in premier international journals, which has resulted in a high average impact factor 10 over his publications.

Dr. Wang obtained his Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales in Australia in 2014. From 2013 to 2015, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Prof. Jagadish’s group at the Australian National University studying semiconductor nanowires. Since 2015, Dr. Wang joined the ARC center of excellence for nanoscale biophotonics at Macquarie University. From 2017, Dr. Wang joined Prof. Dayong Jin’s group in UTS to lead the biophotonics team. From 2020, Dr Wang joined the School of Electrical and Data Engineering to establish his nano-optoelectronics group.


Xuchen Shan

PhD student (2017-2020)


Baolei Liu

PhD student (2018-2021)

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Matt Cappadona

PhD student

(co-supervise, 2017-2021)


Lei Ding

PhD student

(co-supervise, 2018-2022)

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Ziqin Du

PhD student

(co-supervise, 2019-2022)


Ling Zhang

PhD student

(co-supervise, 2019-2022)



Chaohao Chen

PhD student (2017-2020)

Postdoctoral Researcher at ETH Zurich


Yongtao Liu

PhD student (2017-2020)

Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Technology, Sydney


Zhiguang Zhou

PhD student (2015-2019)

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Chao Mi

PhD student (2015-2019)

Postdoctoral Researcher at Shenzhen University


Laixu Gao

Visiting postdoctoral fellow (2018-2019)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Lingnan Normal University