Jing Bai

Jing Bai
Professional Title

Nanophotonics, semiconductor materials and devices, nonlinear optics, quantum optics and biomedical devices

Website:  Jing Bai


  • Ph. D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2007) 
  • M. S. in  Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2003)
  • M. Eng. in Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (1999)
  • B. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, P. R. China (1996)
Professional Experience: 
  • Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth (2018-present)
  • Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth (2013-2018)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth (2007-2013)
  • Research Engineer, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore (1999-2001) 
  • Guest Researcher, Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan (Summer 2000)
Administrative Experience:
  • Department Head,  2019-Present  
  • Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), 2014-2018 
Research interests: 
Dr. Bai’s current research activities focus on semiconductor materials and devices, nano-optoelectronics, nano-photovoltaics, nonlinear optics, quantum optics and biomedical devices with both fundamental and applied interests.  Her research at UMD has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research, the Graduate School of University of Minnesota and MnDRIVE Initiatives. 

Courses Taught: 
  • EE5611 Introduction to Microelectronic Technology
  • EE4611 Semiconductor Physics
  • EE2006 Electric Circuit Analysis
  • EE8001 Graduate Professional Communications
Selected Recent Publications:  (Full publication list is available on Dr. Jing Bai’s website)  

J. Bai, H. Wang, J. Zhang and F. Liu, Comparative study of effects of group-velocity dispersion on mid-infrared quantum-cascade lasers with Fabry-Perot and ring cavities.” Journal of Nanophotonics, 12(2), 026003, April 2018. 

 J. Bai, H. Wang, Q.Wang, D. Zhou, K. Le*, and B. Wang*, “Coherent pulse progression of mid-infrared quantum-cascade lasers under group-velocity dispersion and self-phase modulation,” IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, vol.52, no. 9, 2300106, September 2016.

 K. Le*, J. Bai, Q. M. Ngo, and P. Chen, “Fabrication and numerical characterization of infrared, metamaterial absorbers for refractometric biosensors,” Journal of Electronic Materials, vol 46, no. 1, pp. 668-676, January 2017.

 D. Zhou, Y. Sun*, J. Bai, E. Hauser, S. Wang, and B. Han “Modeling and experimental investigation of the maximum stresses due to bending in a tubular-shaped artificial skin sensor,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1549-1556, March 2016

 K. Le*, M. Nixon*, and J. Bai, “Calibrated dielectric fiber arrays for light-trapping enhancement in organic solar cells," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 5, no. 4, pp.1125-1129, July 2015.