Mengjie Yu is a postdoctoral fellow in Professor Marko Loncar’s group in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. She received her B.S. degree in Optical Engineering in 2012 from Zhejiang University and her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2018 from Cornell University in Professor Alexander L. Gaeta’s group. Her research areas include optical frequency comb generation in photonic waveguides and microresonators, mid-infrared molecular spectroscopy, and coherent computing based on degenerate optical parametric oscillation.
Mengjie Yu is the winner of the 2016 Maiman Student Paper Competition and the 2016 Emil Wolf Student Paper Competition. She is also a semi-finalist of the 2017 Tingye Li Innovation Prize. She is Caltech 2019’s Young Investigator Lecturer. She has published more than 21 peer-reviewed journal papers and 36 conference papers and is a referee for 15 peer-reviewed journals. She is serving as chair of the OSA Integrated Optics Technical Group.