Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Sun Handong
Professor, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences - Division of Physics & Applied Physics
Programme Director, MSc in Precision Scientific Instrumentation, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS)
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Prof. Sun Handong has been with NTU in the School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences since 2007. Currently he is a Full Professor in Physics. Prof. Sun received his Bachelor's degree in Physics from Dalian University of Technology, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Huazhong University of Science & Technology, and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, respectively. His research interests include Optoelectronic Materials & Devices, Semiconductor Physics; Optical Spectroscopy; Nano-Materials & Technology, etc. He has done significant research works in his research areas and was elected to be a Fellow of American Physical Society in 2016 with citation “For outstanding contributions to optoelectronics with novel characterization and deep understanding of photonic materials and structures, leading to practical high-performance devices.”.
Prof Sun's areas of expertise are Optics & Materials physics. His research theme exists at the interface between optical physics and material science, i.e. light-matter interaction. His current research works focus on Optical spectroscopic characterization, Physics behind Optoelectronic Devices, Plasmonics Optics and Applications, Inorganic Perovskite Quantum Dots for Lasers, LEDS and solar cells.
  • Heavy Metal-free Sulfur Nano Dots for Luminescence based Applications
  • Integrated On-chip Planar Coherent Light Sources