Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Fengnian Xia *05 named Yale’s Weller Professor

January 19, 2016

Fengnian Xia *05 has been named Yale’s Barton L. Weller Assistant Professor in Engineering and Science.  Xia’s research interests include light-matter interaction and photonic devices; carrier transport and electronic devices; device applications in imaging, communications, and electronics; and integration of emerging and traditional materials. He heads a research group, the Laboratory of Emerging Materials and Devices, in Yale’s Department of Electrical Engineering. The group explores basic properties of emerging low-dimensional materials, builds functional devices based on these materials, and identifies their applications in photonics and electronics. Xia holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering received from Princeton in 2005.  More details can be found here.