Prashant Jain grew up in Bombay, India, where he completed his undergraduate education at the Institute of Chemical Technology. He obtained his Ph.D. degree working with M. A. El-Sayed at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2008, following which he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard University and a Miller Fellow at the UC Berkeley (2009–2011). He joined the University of Illinois Faculty as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2011. His research interests are in molecular and nano-optics areas in which his work has been cited over 3300 times (till March 2012) with an h-index of 21 and several highlights in science media.
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012