Sun Jingya, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interests

● The development and applications of four-dimensional ultrafast scanning electron microscopy for materials and physical sciences applications including semiconductor surfaces, device interfaces and nanomaterials

● Femtophysics and femtochemistry

● Interfacial charge transfer and subsequent charge separation dynamics

● Nanoscale material dynamics, e.g., nanowires, quantum dots and nanoparticles

● Acoustic dynamics of nanostructures and photonic nanostructured crystals study by using light scattering spectroscopy (Brillouin and Raman)

● 3D modeling simulation and finite element analysis by using MATLAB and COMSOL

Selected Publications


  • 2008 - 2012: PhD. in Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • 2005 - 2008: M. Sc in Condensed Matter Physics, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
  • 2001 - 2005: B. Sc in Electronics Science and Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China

Professional Profile

  • 2013 - present: Postdoctoral Fellow, SPERC, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2011 - 2013: Application Engineer, Develop advanced numerical methods for modeling and simulating physics-based problems, I-Math Pte Ltd, Singapore

KAUST Affiliations

● Solar & Photovoltaics Engineering Research Center (SPERC)

● Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Spectroscopy Nanostructures 3D modeling Simulation