Elliman Faculty Fellow
Bo Zhen joined Penn Arts & Sciences as Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Elliman Faculty Fellow. A scholar of nanophotonics, non-Hermitian physics, and topological photonics, Zhen earned his B.S. at Tsinghua University and his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received a Presidential Fellowship and was a finalist for the APS Carl E. Anderson Division of Laser Science Dissertation Award. Before coming to Penn, he held a joint postdoctoral fellowship in the Physics Department at MIT and Technion, studying how to control light with nanoscopic structures and invent and design new optoelectronic devices for various applications. Zhen received a 2018 Air Force’s Young Investigator Program Award.
About the Donor
The Elliman Faculty Fellows are being funded by a generous gift from former Penn Arts & Sciences Overseer David D. Elliman, C’73, WG’77, and his wife, Dr. Andrea Branch, through the Bawd Foundation.