Prashant Jain

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, USA


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

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