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Dr. Peng Xi is a full professor in College of Future Technology, Peking University, China. His current research interests are focused on research and development of optical nanoscopy, as well as confocal and multiphoton microscopy. Dr. Peng Xi has published over 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals including Nature, and holds 21 issued patents, including 3 US patents. He is a senior member of OSA. His research is sponsored by National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), and Ministry of Science and Technology of China (MOST).

Dr. Peng Xi is on the editorial board of 5 SCI-indexed journals: Light. Sci. Appl., Advanced Photonics, Scientific Reports, Microscopy Research and Techniques, and Micron. He has also been invited to give over 50 invited talks in international conferences hosted by OSA and SPIE.



  • ​ZengXianZi Outstanding Teaching Award 2021

  • NSFC Distinguished Young Scholar 2020

  • Distinguished Young Scholar of Beijing 2018

  • Senior member of Optical Society of America 2015

  • Lvye Distinguished Young Scholar 2013

  • Shanghai Pujiang Talents 2009

1994 - 1998

Shanxi University, China

Department of Electronic Engineering, B. S.

1998 - 2003

Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics

Chinese Academy of Science

Optical Engineering, Ph. D.

Supervisor: Dr. Changhe Zhou (OSA Fellow)

2003 - 2004

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Postdoctoral Fellow

Advisor: Dr. Jianan Qu

2005 - 2006

Purdue University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Advisor: Prof. J. Paul Robinson

2006 - 2007

Michigan State University

Postdoctoral Fellow

Advisor: Prof. Marcos Dantus


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