Lyu Zhou was a visiting student from the State University of New York, Buffalo at Professor Boon Ooi's Photonics Laboratory at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Research Interests

Lyu's research interests included ​Photonics, Nanomaterials, and optoelectronics.

Selected Publications

  • L. Zhou*, H. Song*, J. Liang, M. Singer, M. Zhou, E. Stegenburgs, N. Zhang, C. Xu, T. K. Ng, Z. Yu, B. Ooi, Q. Gan, A polydimethylsiloxane coated metal structure for all-day radiative cooling, Nature Sustainability, 2, 718 (2019). (* contributed equally).
  • T. Li, Z. Li, S. Chen, L. Zhou, N. Zhang, X. Wei, G. Song, Q. Gan, Y. Xu, Efficient generation of broadband short-wave infrared vector beams with arbitrary polarization, Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 021107 (2019). 
  • H. Song, Y. Liu, Z. Liu, M. H. Singer, C. Li, A. R. Cheney, D. Ji, L. Zhou, N. Zhang, X. Zeng, Z. Bei, Z. Yu, S. Jiang, Q. Gan, Cold vapor generation beyond the input solar energy limit, Adv. Sci. 5, 1800222 (2018). 
  • D. Gu, Z. Sun, L. Zhou, Y. Hu, Y. Jiang, Room-temperature ferromagnetism in TiO2 nanocrystals synthesized by the controlled hydrolysis procedure, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 15, 1-7 (2015).
  • J. Gao*, N. Zhang*, D. Ji, H. Song, Y. Liu, L. Zhou, Z. Sun, M. Jornet, A. Thompson, L. Collins, Y. Song, S. Jiang, Q. Gan, Super absorbing metasurfaces with hybrid Ag-Au nanostructures for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy sensing of drugs and chemicals, Small Methods 3, 1800045(2018). (* contributed equally).

Education Profile

  • Ph.D. Candidate of Electrical Engineering; University at Buffalo (UB) 02/2018 ~ Present.
  • Master of Electrical Engineering; University at Buffalo (UB) 09/2016 ~ 02/2018. 
  • B. S. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC) 09/2011 ~ 06/2015.

Professional Memberships

  • ​June 2018 – present: Ph.D. student at University at Buffalo.
    • The research focuses on the development of material and optical structure design of radiative cooling; Partially contributes to the work of Raman based bio-sensing.
  • August 2016 – May 2018: Master student at University at Buffalo.
    • The research focused on radiative cooling and solar-based vapor generation design.
  • August 2011 – May 2015: Undergraduate student at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
  • ​OSA member.