Alan Wang

Assistant Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2006
  • M.S., Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2003
  • B.S., Tsinghua University, 2000
Biography: 

Alan Xiaolong Wang received his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, and M.S. degree from the Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006.

From January 2007 to August 2011, he was with Omega Optics, Inc., Austin, Texas, where he served as the Chief Research Scientist with more than 4 million dollars of research grants from various government agencies, including National Science Foundation (NSF), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), Army Research Office (ARO), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and National Institute of Health (NIH). Since September 2011, he has been an assistant professor at Oregon State University in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Research group: 
Research Interests: 

Alan Wang's research interests include:

  1. Nano-photonic devices: Photonic Crystals and Surface Plasmonics
  2. Optical sensing for biomedical research and environmental protection: Raman Scattering & Infrared absorption
  3. Board level optical interconnects and on-chip optical interconnects
  4. Silicon photonics: guided wave modulators, switches, and power efficient devices
  5. Innovative micro- and nano- fabrication technology
  6. RF photonic devices and systems
2013
Ren, F., X. Wang, and A. X. Wang, "Thermo-optic modulation of plasmonic bandgap on metallic photonic crystal slab", Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, issue 18, pp. 181101, 05/2013. Abstract
Hasan, D., and A. X. Wang, "Enhanced localized surface plasmonic resonance in dielectric photonic band gap structures: Fabry-Perot nanocavity and photonic crystal slot waveguides", SPIE OPTOPhotonic and Phononic Properties of Engineered Nanostructures III, vol. 8632, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 863203 - 863203-10, 02/2013. Abstract
Ren, F., J. Campbell, D. Hasan, X. Wang, G. L. Rorrer, and A. X. Wang, "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering on diatom biosilica photonic crystals", SPIE BiOSBioinspired, Biointegrated, Bioengineered Photonic Devices, vol. 8598, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 85980N - 85980N-8, 02/2013. Abstract
2012
Lin, X., A. Hosseini, A. X. Wang, and R. T. Chen, "Reduced surface roughness with improved imprinting technique for polymer optical components", IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC 2012), Burlingame, CA, IEEE, pp. 280 - 281, 09/2012. Abstract
Wang, A. X., R. T. Chen, D. Fan, Che-Yun-Lin, X. Xu, and L. Wang, "Ultra-efficient nano-photonic devices using hybrid material systems for optical communication and sensing", IEEE Avionics, Fiber-Optics and Photonics Technology Conference (AVFOP), Cocoa Beach, FL, IEEE, pp. 82 - 83, 09/2012. Abstract
Lin, X., X. Dou, A. Hosseini, A. X. Wang, and R. T. Chen, "Manufacturing of board level waveguide bus using hard mold", 2012 IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, Santa Fe, NM, IEEE, pp. 139 - 140, 05/2012. Abstract
Lin, C. - Y., A. X. Wang, X. Zhang, B. Lee, and R. T. Chen, "EO-polymer waveguide based high dynamic range EM wave sensors", SPIE OPTO Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XIV, vol. 8258, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 82580Y - 82580Y-7, 01/2012. Abstract
Wang, A. X., "Evaluation of multimode optical waveguides for optical bus interconnects", SPIE OPTO Optoelectronic Interconnects XII, vol. 8267, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 826704, 01/2012. Abstract
Zhang, X., B. Lee, C. - Y. Lin, A. X. Wang, A. Hosseini, X. Lin, and R. T. Chen, "Improved performance of traveling wave directional coupler modulator based on electro-optic polymer", SPIE OPTO Optoelectronic Interconnects XII, vol. 8267, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 82671B - 82671B-11, 01/2012. Abstract
Lin, X., X. Dou, A. X. Wang, and R. T. Chen, "Polymer optical waveguide-based bi-directional optical bus architecture for high-speed optical backplane", SPIE OPTO Optoelectronic Interconnects XII, vol. 8267, San Francisco, California, SPIE, pp. 826709, 01/2012. Abstract
2011