The Federation Of Chinese Scholars In Australia

DETAILS:
Name

GU Min

Birth Year 1960
Position Australian Laureate Fellow, Australian Research Council (2010-2015)
University Distinguished Professor (Chair) of Optoelectronics, Director of Centre for Micro- Photonics (since 2000)
Executive Director of State Government’s Victoria-Suntech Advanced Solar Facility (2010-)
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Capacity) (2012-)
Professional / Institution Affiliation and address
Swinburne University of Technology, PO Box 218, Victoria, 3122
Email mgu@swin.edu.au
Telephone 3-92148776
Mobile 0410569335

II. CAREER SUMMARY (Education and employment history, List major past positions and current positions):
(a) Education and Qualifications

  1987, PhD, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China.
  1984, MSc, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China.
  1982, BSc, Department of Applied Physics, Shanghai JiaoTong University, P. R. China.

(b) Employment History
2012 Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research): Jan.
2009-2011 Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Research Collaboration) (Senior Executive member), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2008-2011 Special Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor (Staff Development), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2006-2007 Member of the University Council, Swinburne University of Technology.
2004-2005 Board of Research, Swinburne University of Technology.
2003-2004 Academic Board, Swinburne University of Technology.
2004-2006 Deputy Dean (Research), Acting Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Industry Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2003-2004 Dean of Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.

III. HONOURS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
1992 Australian Research Fellowship Award, Australian Research Council (ARC), Australia.
1995 K. C. Wong Education Foundation Award (Dec), HK.
1998 Visiting Fellowship Award (Jan), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan.
1999 Fellow of Australian Institute of Physics, Australia.
2000 Visiting Professorship Award (Apr-Sep), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan.
2002 The 2002 Research Excellence Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2002 Honorary Professorship Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2003 Fellow of International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE).
2003 University Distinguished Professor, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2004 Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA).
2005 Foreign Visiting Professorship Award, Ministry for Education (April), P. R. China.
2005 OSA Fellow Travel Award.
2005 EPSRC Visiting Professorship Award (UK).
2006 Fellow of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).
2007 Chang Jiang Chair Professorship, Ministry for Education, P. R. China.
2007 Fellow, Australian Academy of Science (AAS).
2008 Fellow, Institute of Physics (IOP, UK).
2009 Thousand Talents Award, Ministry for Education of China.
2009 The 2009 Vice-Chancellor's Research Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
2010 Einstein Professorship Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
2010 Laureate Fellowship Award, Australian Research Council (ARC).
2011 Beattie Steel Medal, Australian Optical Society.
2011 The 2011 Vice-Chancellor's Industry Engagement Award, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

IV. LIST ALL POSITIONS ON BOARDS OF RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2002-2014 Board of the International Society for Optics Within Life Science.
2003-2010 Advisory Board, Centre for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Australia.
2005-2011 Bureau of the International Commission for Optics
2008-2009 Advisory Committee, Instrument Technology Research Centre, Taiwan.
2010-2013 Academic Advisory Board, School of Information Science and Technology, Fudan University, China.
2010- Overseas Chinese Scholar Advisory Board, HuaQiao University, P. R. China.
2010 Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences Research Evaluation Committee, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), Australian Research Council
2011 Australia-US Science and Technology Joint Commission Committee, DIISR
2011 Australia-China Joint Science and Technology Commission (JSTC), DIISR
2011 Industry Advisory Board, Starfish Federal Government Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund, Australia
2011 Advisory Committee, Shanghai Ultra-Precision Optical Manufacturing Engineering Centre (SUPOE), Fudan University, China.
2012-2015 Galileo Galilei Award Committee, International Commission for Optics (IUPAP, UNESCO).
2013-2014 Board of Directors, Optical Society of America
Membership of Editorial/Advisory Boards of International Journals
1998-2010 International Journal of Scanning Microscopies (Wiley, USA)
2001- Optics Communications (Elsevier, Netherlands)
2003- Journal of Microscopy (Royal Society of Microscopy, UK)
2003- Chinese Optics Letters (Chinese Optical Society)
2004- Optik (Elsevier, Netherlands)
2004- Imaging and Microscopy (Wiley-GIT Publishers, Germany)
2004-2010 Applied Optics (Optical Society of America, USA)
2005-2009 International Journal of Biomedical Imaging (Hindawi Publishing, USA)
2005- Optics and Precision Engineering (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
2006- Journal of Biophotonics (Wiley, USA)
2007- Journal of Innovative Optical Health Sciences (World Scientific, Singapore)
2007-2015 Journal of Biomedical Optics (International Society for Optical Engineering, USA)
2007- Frontier of Optoelectronics-China (Higher Education Publishing, China)
2007-2010 Optics and Photonics Letters (World Scientific, Singapore)
2010- Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics and Materials (World Scientific, Singapore)
2010- Chinese Journal of Optics (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
2010- Biomedical Optics Express (Optical Society of America, USA)
2011- Nanoscopy (Springer, Germany)
2012- Infrared and Laser Engineering (China)

V. MOST SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS AND DISTINCTIONS:
Professor Min Gu is an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, the Australian Institute of Physics, the Optical Society of America, the International Society for Optical Engineering and the Institute of Physics (UK).

Professor Gu is a Laureate Fellow of the Australian Research Council (ARC), a University Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre of Micro-Photonics at Swinburne University of Technology. He was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for International Research Collaboration (IRC) at Swinburne in 2009. His discipline, Physical Science, has received the highest rating of 5 in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings (ARC, 2011).

He gained a PhD degree in optics from Chinese Academy of Sciences. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow first at the University of New South Wales, and later at the University of Sydney where he was awarded an Australian Research Fellowship of the ARC. He joined Victoria University of Technology in 1995, where he became Professor (Chair) of Optoelectronics and Director of Optical Technology Research Laboratory.

He was appointed as Professor (Chair) of Optoelectronics and Foundation Director of the Centre for Micro- Photonics in 2000, which has won external grants of A$90 m and is the largest Tier One Research Centre at Swinburne with a research budget of A$7 m in 2010 and more than 70 research staff and students. He has been a Node Director the ARC Centres of Excellence for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (A$54 m) since 2003 and a node leader of the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Polymers since 2005. He is also the Director of the Federal- and State-Government-funded Victoria-Suntech Advanced Solar Facility (A$52 m) that he initiated and established in 2010.

Professor Gu is a pioneer and an internationally-leading authority on three-dimensional optical imaging science. He is a sole author of two standard reference books and the first author of the book published by Cambridge University Press. He has over 800 publications (over 330 papers in internationally refereed journals including Nature and Nature Photonics) in nano/biophotonics. He is a member of the 14 Editorial Boards of top international journals. He has been a member of the Advisory/Steering/Organizing committees as well as a plenary/invited/keynote speaker of many international conferences (more than 200). Professor Gu’s ground-breaking research work in the area of nano/biophotonics has been featured more than 2000 times in media reports. His inventions in five-dimensional high-density optical data storage, nanoplasmonic solar cells and nonlinear optical endoscopy has led to the establishment of six spin-off companies and industrial joint R&D projects with international leading companies.

Professor Gu received the University Research Excellence Award and the Vice-Chancellor Research Awards. He received the Achievement Award from the AusIndustry. He was awarded the Laureate Fellowship (Australian Research Council, 2010). He was awarded the Chang Jiang Chair Professorship (Ministry for Education, China, 2007), the World Class University Professorship (Ministry for Education, Korea, 2009), the Thousand Talents Award (Ministry for Education, China, 2009), the Einstein Professorship (Chinese Academy of Science, 2010), and the prestigious Beattie Steel Medal (AOS, 2011).

VI. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS (publication number, impact and citations):
Professor Gu is a pioneer and an internationally-leading authority on three-dimensional optical imaging science. He is a sole author of two standard reference books and the first author of the book published by Cambridge University Press. He has over 800 publications (over 350 papers, H-factor: 46, > 8000 citations) in internationally refereed journals including Nature, Nature Photonics and Nature Communications) in nano/biophotonics. He is a member of the 14 Editorial Boards of top international journals. He has been a member of the Advisory/Steering/Organizing committees as well as a plenary/invited/keynote speaker of many international conferences (more than 200). Professor Gu’s ground-breaking research work in the area of nano/biophotonics has been featured more than 2000 times in media reports. His inventions in fivedimensional high-density optical data storage, nanoplasmonic solar cells and nonlinear optical endoscopy has led to the establishment of industrial joint R&D projects with international leading companies.

VII. MAIN EXPERTISE:
Professor Gu’s ground-breaking research work in the area of nano/biophotonics has been featured more than 2500 times in media reports including Nature Photonics, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Materials, Nature Asia-Materials, Biophotonics International, Photonics Spectra, Laser Focus World, Economists, Australian Optical Society News, The Australian, The Age, The Herald Sun, Campus Review, Australasian Science and ABC TV and Radio.

VIII. VISIONS (related to China and Australia from the area of expertise):
Australia and China have a great deal of collaboration in photonics for next generation of optical information technology which is a green technology that will underpin every sector in our society. The recently initiated Australia-China Group Mission on Green Photonics that will integrate the world-leading innovation technologies, manufacturers and industry enterprises to jointly focus on solutions to the two bottleneck issues confronting the world: ultra-low energy-consumption information archiving and high efficiency low cost solar cells. The Green Group Mission provides an excellent platform for transforming the industry, leading to environment-friendly information technology and ultra-high efficient solar cells.