Weihai Ni is presently an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany. In 2001 and 2003, he obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, respectively, and, in 2008, he received his Ph.D. degree in physics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in 2009 in University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain. Since 2010, he works in the Photonics and Optoelectronics Group of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. His research interests mainly focus on synthesis and assembly of metallic nanostructures, fabrication of novel hybrid nanostructures, and their theoretical modeling. By taking advantage of these nanostructures, he is devoted to potential applications such as plasmonic sensing, fluorescence enhancement, and subwavelength waveguiding.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2011