Organization: Professor, Canada Excellence Research Chair, University of Ottawa, Canada
About the speaker:
Zenghu Chang graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with a bachelor’s degree in 1982. He earned a master’s and a doctorate at the Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 1985 and 1988 respectively. From 1991 to 1993, Chang visited the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. He worked at the University of Michigan after 1996. Then joined the physics faculty at Kansas State University in 2001 and became the Ernest & Lillian Chapin Professor in 2009. He joined the University of Central Florida in 2010 where he was a University Trustee Chair, Pegasus and Distinguished Professor, as well as the founding director of the Institute for the Frontier of Attosecond Science and Technology. Starting in 2024, Chang became a Canada Excellence Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. Chang is a fellow of the American Physical Society and Optical Society of America.