- Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Ying-Cheng Lai joined the ASU faculty in 1999. Prior to that, he was an associate professor of physics and mathematics at the University of Kansas. He has authored or co-authored 210 papers, including 180 published in refereed journals. In the past five years, he gave about 50 invited seminars and colloquia worldwide. In 1997, he received an Air Force Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House in 1997. In the same year, he also received a Faculty Career Award from the Physics Division of the National Science Foundation.
- PhD, Physics, University of Maryland, 1992
- MS, Physics, University of Maryland, 1989
- MS, Optical Engineering, Zhejang University, 1985