Din Ping Tsai
Ph.D. in Physics, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 1990.

Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan University
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E-mail:dptsai@phys.ntu.edu.tw   http://dptsai.com/

Director and Distinguished Research Fellow
Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica
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Din Ping Tsai received Ph.D in Physics from University of Cincinnati, USA in 1990. He worked at Micro Lithography Inc., California, USA, Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research Center, Toronto, Canada, and National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan from 1990 to 1999. He joined National Taiwan University (NTU) as an Associate Professor in 1999, and became Professor and Distinguished Professor of Department of Physics at NTU in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He served as the Director General of the Instrument Technology Research Center (NARL) located in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan from 2008 to 2012. He is the Director and Distinguished Research Fellow of Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica since 2012.

Professor Tsai is a Fellow of American Physical Society (APS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), Electro Magnetics Academy (EMA), Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Physical Society of R.O.C. and The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP). He is author and coauthor of 296 SCI journal papers (more than 8700 cited times, H-index 48), 65 book chapters and conference papers, and 38 technical reports and articles. He had 43 patents in USA, Japan, Canada, Germany and Taiwan. His current research interests are nano-photonics, near-field optics, plasmonics, meta-materials, bio-photonics, green photonics and their applications.

Professor Tsai is the President of Taiwan Information Storage Association (2015-), Taiwan Photonics Society (2014-2016). He also serves as committee member for IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation & Measurement (2013-2016), and chairman of the award committee for OSA and IS&T Edwin H. Land Medal (2014-2016). He was the Director of the Board of SPIE from 2012 to 2014, and Chair (2009-2013) of IEEE Instrument and Measurement Society, Taipei Chapter, Member of SPIE Fellow Committee for three years (2010-2013), and Member of OSA Fellows and Honorary Members Committee for 2008 & 2009, respectively. He was the chair and vice chair of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Taiwan chapter for the 2004 & 2005 and 1996 & 1997, respectively. He was also a member of technical committee of IEEE/LEOS nanophotonics. He serves as an Editor of Progress in Quantum Electronics (PQE) and a member of editorial boards of “Advanced Quantum Technologies” (QUTE), “Opto-Electronic Advances” (OEA), “APL Photonics,” “ACS photonics” (ACS), “Physical Review Applied” (APS), “Optics Communications” (Elsevier Journal Publication), “Plasmonics” and “Optoelectronics Letters” (Springer Journal Publication), respectively. He is an associate editor of “Journal of Lightwave Technology.” He served as chairs and committee members of international conferences and symposiums, such as ISOM, ODS, ISOS, ISPS, NFO, APNFO, SPIE, etc. He is member of the boards of Taiwan Photonics Society, Taiwan Nanotechnology Industrialization Development Association, and Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), respectively. .

Professional experience: 

  1. Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica (2012-)
  2. Director General, Instrument Technology Research Center, National Applied Research Laboratories (2008-2012)
  3. Distinguished Professor, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan(2006-)
  4. Professor, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan(2001-)
  5. Associate Professor, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (1999-2001
  6. Associate Professor, Department of Physics, National Chung Cheng University, Chia Yi, Taiwan (1994-1999)
  7. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ontario Laser & Lightwave Research Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (1991-1994).
  8. Member of Research Staff, Micro Lithography Inc., Sunnyvale, California, USA. (1990-1991).

Teaching:

Electromagnetism, Solid State Physics, Modern Physics, Quantum Physics, Optics, Advanced Optical Storage, Nanophotonics, Near-field Optics, Quantum Optics,Fiber Optics, Optical Engineering, Photonics, Modern Microscopy, Semiconductor Physics, General Physics, Basic Physics, General Physics Experiment, Basic Physics Experiment, Advanced Special Topics Research, Special Research, Special Topics Seminar, Seminar.

 

Field of Study:

We study the interactions of light and matter at the nanometer scale. By using the near-field optics and novel nano technologies we are able to explore the nano photonics beyond the optical diffraction limit.

    Our current research topics are:
  1. Near-field optical interactions on nano-particles, clusters, and fractal thin films; interactions of the surface plasmon polariton and localized surface plasmon; plasmon waveguides and metamaterials.
  2. Electro-optical components and devices studied by near-field scanning optical microscopy and imaging spectroscopy.
  3. Study of near-field optical imaging, recording and nanolithography.
  4. Study of the fabrication and application of plasmonic crystals and their properties of waveguiding, nonlinearity, and amplification.
  5. Nano-photonics or nano-optics, near-field optics, plasmonics, etc.

 

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow of The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP), 2018.
  • “The 16th Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Chair Professor,” Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, 2018.
  • “Mozi Award,” International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), USA, 2018.
  • “Futuristic Breakthrough Technology Award,” Future Tech, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Taiwan, 2017.
  • Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2016.
  • "The 14th Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award," Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, 2016.
  • President of Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), 2015.
  • Distinguished Information Storage Award, Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), 2015.
  • Corresponding Member of International Academy of Engineering, 2015.
  • Fellow of International Society for Nano Manipulation, Manufacturing and Measurement (3M NANO), 2014.
  • President of Taiwan Photonics Society (TPS), 2013-2016.
  • Academician of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM), 2013.
  • Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE), 2012.
  • Fellow of American Physical Society (APS), 2007.
  • Fellow of the Electro Magnetics Academy (EMA), 2007.
  • Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA), 2006.
  • Fellow of The Physical Society of R. O. C., 2006.
  • Fellow of International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), 2005.
  • "Outstand Research Award," National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2013.
  • “Outstanding Academic Award,” Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2011.
  • “Outstanding Research Award,” National Taiwan Universtiy, Taiwan, 2010.
  • "Outstanding Research Award," Pan Wen Yuan Foundation, Taiwan, 2010.
  • "Outstand Research Award," National Science Council (NSC), Taiwan, 2010.
  • “Research Achievement Award,” Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), Taiwan, 2009.
  • "Ho Chin Tui Awards," Ho Chin Tui Foundation, 2009.
  • Member of Committee, OSA Fellows and Honorary Members Committee, Optical Society of America (OSA), 2008, 2009.
  • "Science 50 Award," National Science Council (NSC), 2008.
  • “Honorable Guest Professor (HGP),” Shizuoka University, Japan, 2008-.
  • “The Distinguished Optical Engineering Award,” Optical Engineering Society of R.O.C. (ROC-OES), Taiwan, 2007.
  • “Distinguished Professor,” National Taiwan University, Taiwan 2006.
  • “Chemical Engineering Technology Award,” Chemical Engineering Society of Taiwan, Taiwan, 2006.
  • “Excellent Industry-Academy Cooperation Award,” Ministry of Education, R. O. C., 2006.
  • “Outstanding Achievement Award in Science and Technology”, The Executive Yuan, R.O.C., 2006.
  • “Fu Ssu-Nien Award,” National Taiwan University, Taiwan 2005.
  • “Outstanding Research Group Award,” Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), Taiwan, 2005.
  • “Distinguished Alumni Award,” Soochow University, Taiwan, 2005.
  • “Outstanding Optical Technology Contribution Award,” Optical Engineering Society of R.O.C. (ROC-OES), Taiwan, 2005.
  • “Outstanding Research Contribution Award,” National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2004.
  • “Excellent Senior Teacher Award,” National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2004.
  • “Golden Pen Award,” Electronic Monthly Magazine, Taiwan, 2004.
  • “Outstanding Research Award,” Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA), Taiwan, 2004.
  • “Research Awards,” National Science Council, Taiwan. 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2001.
  • “Student Paper Awards,” Annual Meeting of PSROC 2018, Taipei, Taiwan, 2018.
  • “Student Paper Awards,” Optics&Photonics, the International Conference (OPTIC2017) Kaohsiung, 2017.
  • “Student Oral Awards,” Optics&Photonics, the International Conference (OPTIC2017) Kaohsiung, 2017.
  • “Student Paper Awards,” The Taiwan Informational Storage Association (TISA 2017), Taipei, Taiwan, 2017.
  • “Student Oral Paper Award,” The Asia-Pacific Conference on Near-field Optics (APNFO), Tainan, Taiwan, 2017.
  • “Student Paper Award,” The Asia-Pacific Conference on Near-field Optics (APNFO), Tainan, Taiwan, 2017.
  • “Student Paper Award,” The 8th International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017.
  • “Student Paper Award,” annual Meeting of Taiwan Photonics Society, Taipei, Taiwan, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” Global Nanophotonics 2016, Osaka, Japan, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” International Symposium on Optical Memory (ISOM 2016), Kyoto, Japan, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA 2016), Taipei, Taiwan, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The European Phase Change and Ovonic Symposium (E\PCOS 2016), Cambridge, UK, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The 9th International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP 2016), Taipei, Taiwan, 2016.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The Taiwan Information Storage Association (TISA 2015), Taipei, Taiwan, 2015.
  • “IAC Poster Award,” The 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Near-field Optics (APNFO10), Hakodate, Japan, 2015.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The 3rd International Conference on Frontiers of Plasmonics, Xiamen, China, 2014.
  • “Best Paper Award,” Japan Taiwan Bilateral Conference on Biomedical and Plasmonic Imaging, Taipei, Taiwan, 2014.
  • “Best Poster Award,” 2014 Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Republic of China, Taichung, Taiwan, 2014.
  • “Best Poster Award,” 2013 Asia-Pacific Data Storage Conference (APDSC'13), Hualien, Taiwan, 2013.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The 7th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore, 2013.
  • “Best Poster Award,” International Workshop Photonics of Functional Nanomaterials, Hong Kong, 2013.
  • “Best Paper Award” 2013 Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Republic of China, Hualien, Taiwan, 2013.
  • “Best Paper Award” Taiwan-Japan Nanophotonics and Plasmonic Metamaterials Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 2012.
  • “Best Paper Award” Annual Meeting of the Physical Society of Republic of China, Chiayi, Taiwan, 2012.
  • “Outstanding Poster Presentation Prize” The Sixth International Conference on Nanophotonics, Beijing, China, 2012.
  • “Best Paper Award” Taiwan-Japan Nanophotonics and Plasmonic Metamaterials Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 2012.
  • “The Honorable Prize Award,” IEEE International Workshop on Electromagnetics: Applications and Student Innovation Competition (IWEM 2011), Taipei, Taiwan, 2011
  • “Best Paper Award,” International Photonics Conference, Tainan, Taiwan, 2011.
  • “Best Paper Award,” The 15th Nanoengineering and Microsystem Technology Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011.
  • “Best Poster Award,” The 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Nanophotonics and Near-Field Optics (APNFO8), Adelaide, Australia, 2011.
  • “Best Academic Paper Award,” Joint International Symposium on Optical Memory & Optical Data Storage (ISOM/ODS 2011), Kauai, Hawaii, 2011.
  • “Best Poster Award,” International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2011), Singapore, 2011.
  • “Outstanding Poster Award,” International Conference on Nanophotonics (ICNP 2011), Shanghai, China, 2011.
  • "Best Paper Award", 2010 International Conference on Optics and Photonics in Taiwan (OPT'10), Tainan, Taiwan, 2010.
  • “Best Poster Paper Award”, The International Conference on Nanophotonics 2010, Tsukuba, Japan (2010).
  • “Best Poster Paper Award”, The 11th International Conference on Near-Field Optics, Nanophotonics and Related Techniques (NFO-11), Beijing, China (2010).
  • “Best Poster Paper Award,”, The International Conference on Fundamentals of Laser Assisted Micro-& Nanotechnologies (FLAMN-10), Pushkin, Russia (2010).
  • “Outstanding Poster Award”, The 5th International Conferences of Asia Pacific Data Storage Conference (APDSC08), Jeju Island (2008).
  • “Outstanding Poster Award”, The 4th International Conferences of Asia Pacific Data Storage Conference (APDSC06), Hsinchu, Taiwan (2006).
  • “Best poster Award,” The 4th International Conference of Seeing at the Nanoscale, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (2006).
  • “Best poster paper,” 2006 Annual Conference of Microscopy Society, Taiwan (2006).
  • Winner of “Image of Month” Contest, Asylum Research Company, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., March 2006.
  • “The most impressive presentation award,” European Phase Change and Ovonic Science Conference 2005, Cambridge, UK (2005)
  • “Best poster paper,” International Conferences of 5th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Near-field Optics (APNFO5), Niigata, Japan (2005).
  • “The most impressive presentation award,” European Phase Change and Ovonic Science Conference 2005, Cambridge, UK (2005).
  • “Best poster paper,” International Conferences of Asia Pacific Data Storage Conference (APDSC04), Taoyuan, Taiwan (2004).
  • “Best poster paper,” International Conferences of 4th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Near-field Optics (APNFO4), Taroko, Taiwan (2003).
  • “Best poster paper,” 23rd symposium of Biophysics in Angiogenesis, Microscopy Society, Taiwan (2003)
  • “Best poster paper,” International Conference of Focus on Microscopy (FOM2002), Kaoshiung, Taiwan (2002).
  • “Best poster paper,” International Conference of 3rd Asia Pacific Workshop on Near Field Optics (APNFO3), Melbourne, Australia (2001).
  • “Best poster paper,’ International Conference of Multi-dimension Microscopy (MDM2001), Melbourne, Australia (2001).
  • “Best poster paper,” Chinese Photonics Society (IEEE LEOS Taiwan) Annual Meeting (1999, 2004).
  • “Best poster paper,” Chinese Physics Society Annual Meeting (1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006).
  • “Best poster paper,” Chinese Material Science Society Annual Meeting (1996, 1997).
  • Winner of world wide image contest held by Digital Instruments Inc., USA, “AFM image of a polarization maintaining fiber– a bowtie fiber” was printed as a 1997 calendar.

 

 

 

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