Jinyong Ma

Research Interests

  • Experimental and theoretical research in quantum optics
  • Nano-structured metasurfaces
  • Quantum nano-photonics
  • Quantum optomechanics
  • Optical levitation
  • Photothermal effects
  • Nonlinear optics


  • Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2015 - 2020 Ph.D. in Quantum Optics
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2012 - 2015 Degree: M.S. in Optics
  • Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2008 - 2012 Degree: B.S. in Applied Physics

Achievements & Awards

  • ANU Early Career Researcher International Travel Grant
  • Australian Government Research Training Program International Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australia


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Jinyong Ma is currently working as a research fellow in Prof. Andrey Sukhorukov’s group at the Australia National University (ANU) and as a research program manager at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Transformative Meta-Optical Systems. He completed his Ph.D. in Prof. Ping Koy Lam’s group at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2020 and then joined Prof. Jack Harris’s group at Yale University as a postdoctoral associate until 2021. He has many first-author publications in prestigious journals such as Science Advances, Optica, Communication Physics, etc. He is a reviewer of research journals including Photonics Research, ACS photonics, APL photonics, Optics Letters and Optics Express.

Current Projects

  • Quantum photonics with nanostructured metasurfaces

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