Prof.Frank Wise from Cornell University was hired as an distinguished visiting professor of Tsinghua University

On the morning of October 31, a distinguished visiting professor recruitment ceremony was held by the Department of Precision Instruments in the conference room on the fourth floor. Frank Wise, chair professor of Applied Physics Department of Cornell University, was hired as a distinguished visiting professor of our university. He made an academic report entitled “Advances in Femtosecond Fiber Lasers". Ouyang Zheng, dean of the Department of Precision Instruments, Tan Yidong, vice dean of the Department of Precision Instruments, and more than 60 faculties and students from Tsinghua University and brother universities participated in the ceremony.

The recruitment ceremony was presided over by Tan Yidong. Tan Yidong introduced Frank Wise's resume and major academic contributions. Ouyang Zheng issued the letter of recruitment to Frank Wise and delivered a speech. Frank Wise accepted the offer and appreciated Tsinghua University for its affirmation. In the invited report, Frank Wise introduced the latest development of femtosecond fiber laser and had a heated discussion with the faculties and students.

Frank Wise’s researches mainly focus on ultrafast optics and quantum dot materials. At present, he has published more than 630 academic papers, had more than 28000 citations and an h-index of 82.