Dr. Mo Li is a Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Physics Department since 2018. Prior to joining UW, he was an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, where he joined the faculty in 2010. From 2007 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Yale University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from Caltech in 2007, B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2001. Dr. Li is the principle investigator of the Laboratory of Photonic Devices at UW. His main research interests include integrated photonics, optoelectronics, optomechanics, NEMS/MEMS, spintronics and quantum photonics. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal papers and has been granted 6 US patents.