Professor and Chair
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 UofM, 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 energy.