Degree: Ph.D in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China
Position: Professor and Chair
Phone: (901)678 2620
Dr. Cui is Professor and Chair of Physics Department at The University of Memphis.
He received Ph.D. degree in Physics from University of Science and Technology of China.
Prior to joining U of M, Dr. Cui was a physics faculty at University of Arkansas at
Little Rock and served as director of Arkansas Center for Plasmonics Solar Cell Research
funded by NSF with $6.67 million. He had been conducting research in a number of world
renowned institutions including Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, University
of Erlangen, University of Cambridge, and Dartmouth College. He has taught physics
courses for both undergraduate and graduate students and advised several Ph.D thesis.
Dr. Cui’s research has been focused on nanomaterials, nanotechnology and renewable