Class of 2022-2023
John C. Malone Professor of Applied Physics
Professor of Physics and Professor of Electrical Engineering
Hui Cao is the John C. Malone Professor of Applied Physics, professor of physics and professor of electrical engineering at Yale University. She is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Cao is recognized for her pioneering works in fundamental physics and practical applications of complex, chaotic and disordered systems. She won the American Physical Society Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and shared the Willis E. Lamb Medal for Laser Physics and Quantum Optics. Hui Cao’s research interests and activities are in the areas of mesoscopic physics, complex photonic materials and devices, nanophotonics, and biophotonics.
Cao will collaborate with researchers in the Institute of Quantum Science and Engineering.