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Xuming Zhang is currently an associate professor with Department of Applied Physics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received BEng degree in Precision Mechanical Engineering from the University of Science & Technology of China (USTC) in 1994, M.Eng. in Optical Engineering from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOFM) in 1997, another M.Eng. in Microsystems from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2000, and Ph.D. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2006. He has published about 100 journal papers with a H-index of about 30. He has filed 4 US patents and 6 China patents.

Research interests

Microfluidics, optofluidics, artificial photosynthesis, biomimetics, micro-/nano-optics.


AP20015 Physics in Radiological Science (Sem1)

AP50001 Radiation Physics (Sem1)

AP30010 Radiation Physics (Sem2)

AP40004 Final-year projects (coordinator, full year)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University

Master of Engineering, National University of Singapore

Master of Engineering, Shanghai Institute of Optics & Fine Mechanics

Bachelor of Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China


  • QC Physics
  • Plasmonics
  • MIcro-optics
  • Nanophotonics
  • Photophysics


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