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Ding Ding (Dr)
Scientist I
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Precision Measurements
Introduction:Ding Ding received his B. Sci. in Engineering Physics from Brown University, USA and his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from California Institute of Technology, USA, in 2009 and 2016 respectively. From 2016 to 2017, he worked as a Research Associate in University of Colorado, Boulder. After that he joined the optics team in Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR). His current research interests include nanoscale heat transfer and thermal radiation photonics.
Research Interest:Nanoscale thermal physics, thermal radiation photonics, phonon physics

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, USA, Mar 2016
B.Sci., Brown University, USA, May 2009

  1. D. Ding, T. Kim and A. J. Minnich, “Active Thermal Extraction and Temperature Sensing of Near-field Thermal Radiation,” Scientific Reports 6, 32744 (2016)

  2. D. Ding, T. Kim and A. J. Minnich, “Active thermal extraction of near-field thermal radiation,” Phys. Rev. B 93, 081402 (2016).

  3. H. Zhang, C. Hua, D. Ding and A. J. Minnich, “Length Dependent Thermal Conductivity Measurements Yield Phonon Mean Free Path Spectra in Nanostructures,” Scientific Reports 5, 9121 (2015).

  4. D. Ding and A. J. Minnich, “Selective radiative heating of nanostructures using hyperbolic metamaterials,” Opt. Express 23, A299–A308 (2015).

  5. D. Ding, X. Chen and A. J. Minnich, “Radial quasiballistic transport in time-domain thermoreflectance studied using Monte Carlo simulations,” Applied Physics Letters 104, 143104 (2014).

  6. D. Ding, A. Goban, K. S. Choi, & H. J. Kimble, “Corrections to our results for optical nanofiber traps in Cesium,” arXiv:1212.4941 [physics, physics:quant-ph] (2012).

  7.  A. Goban, K. S. Choi, D. J. Alton, D. Ding, C. Lacroute, M. Pototschnig, T. Thiele, N. P. Stern, and H. J. Kimble, “Demonstration of a State-Insensitive, Compensated Nanofiber Trap,” Physical Review Letters 109, 033603 (2012).

  8. 8. C. Lacroute, K. S. Choi, A. Goban, D. J. Alton, D. Ding, N. P. Stern and H. J. Kimble, “A state-insensitive, compensated nanofiber trap”, New Journal of Physics 14 023056 (2012)

  9. 9. D. Ding, K. Bai, W. D. Song, L. P. Shi, R. Zhao, R. Ji, M. Sullivan, and P. Wu, “Origin of ferromagnetism and the design principle in phase-change magnetic materials,” Physical Review B. 84, 214416 (2011)

  10. L.P. Shi, K.J. Yi, K. Ramanathan, R. Zhao, N. Ning, D. Ding, and T. C. Chong, “Artificial cognitive memory—changing from density driven to functionality driven,” Applied Physics A 102, 865 (2011).


Vincent DiMase Fellowship, Brown University, 2008

Best Student Award in Engineering Physics, Brown University, 2009

Magna Cum Laude, Brown University, 2009

Chairman’s Honours List, A*STAR, 2009