Academic Profile

Dr Yu Luo is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He received his Ph.D in Physics from Imperial College London in 2012 and joined NTU as an assistant professor in 2015, where he was promoted to an associate professor in 2021. Prof. Luo’s research interests focus on the design of metamaterials and plasmonics from fundamental aspects to various practical applications. His recent work has results in a number of high-impact journal publications in Science, Nature Physics, PNAS and PRL and has been highlighted by many scientific magazines and public media, including Nature Photonics, Nature Physics, Physics World,, BBC News, Guardian, etc.
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Assoc Prof Luo Yu
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Deputy Director, Centre for OptoElectronics and Biophotonics (COEB), School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Metamaterials for microwave and optical applications Transformation optics and invisibility Nonlocal and quantuenm effects in mesoscopic plasmonic systems Nonlinear phenomenon in active metamaterials Openings We currently have openings for PhD students and research fellow (postdoc).

  • CMOS Terahertz Interconnect Towards Tera-Scale Personalised Cloud Server

  • Mass-Producible Mid-IR Metasurfaces for Wide-field Super-resolution Hyperspectral Imaging

  • Mid-Infrared Metasurface And Metamaterials (M3)

  • Nanoantenna Spatial Light Modulators for Next-Gen Display Technologies (NSLM)

  • Next Generation Broadband, Compact, Ultra-Sensitive, Real-Time, Tunable Laser Spectroscopy Analyzer

  • Quantum plasmonics: From efficient high harmonic generation to enhanced sensing
  • T. Wu, K. Li, N. Zhang, J. Xia, Q. Zeng, X. Wen, U. S. Dinish, M. Olivo, Z. Shen, Z. Liu, Q. Xiong, Y. Luo, S. A. Maier, L. Wei. (2019). Ultrawideband Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering in Hybrid Graphene Fragmented‐Gold Substrates via Cold‐Etching. Advanced Optical Materials, 7(21), 1900905.

  • H. C. Zhang, T. J. Cui, Y. Luo, J. Zhang, J. Xu & P. H. He. (2019). Active digital spoof plasmonics. National Science Review, .

  • . L. Liu, L. Y. M. Tobing, X. Yu, J. Tong, B. Qiang, A. I. Fernández‐Domínguez, F. J. Garcia‐Vidal, D. H. Zhang, Q. J. Wang, and Y. Luo. (2019). Strong Plasmon–Exciton Interactions on Nanoantenna Array–Monolayer WS2 Hybrid System. Advanced Optical Materials, , 1901002.

  • Youming Zhang, Yu Luo, J. B. Pendry, Baile Zhang. (2019). Transformation-Invariant Metamaterials. Physical Review Letters, 123(6), 067701.

  • D. Liu, T. Wu, Q. Zhang, X. Wang, X. Wang, X. Guo, Y. Su, Y. Zhu, M. Shao, H. Chen, Y. Luo, D. Lei. (2019). Probing the in-Plane Near-Field Enhancement Limit in a Plasmonic Particle-on-Film Nanocavity with Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Graphene. ACS Nano, 13(7), 7644-7654.