Dr. Jing Bai is an Associate Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) in Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where she started as an Assistant Professor in in August 2007. She received her M. Sc degree and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2003 and 2007, respectively. She also earned the M. Eng. degree in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 1999 and the B. Eng. degree in Tsinghua University, P. R. China, in 1996 both in Mechanical Engineering. From 1999 to 2001, she worked in Micro Machines Laboratory in Nanyang Technological University as a research engineer. Dr. Bai’s current research activities focus on nano-optoelectronics, nano-photovoltaics, nonlinear optics, biomedical engineering, and micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) with both fundamental and applied interests. Her research at UMD is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Whiteside Institute for Clinical Research and the Graduate School of University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), the Optical Society of America (OSA), and the American Physics Society (APS)