Dr. WANG Shubo (王書波)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34429143

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes
Willing to talk to media: yes


Dr Shubo Wang obtained B.S. from Shandong University in 2009 and Ph.D. degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2013. During 2013-2017, he worked as a Visiting Scholar in Prof. Che Ting Chan’s group in the Department of Physics and Institute for Advanced Study at HKUST. He joined the Department of Physics and City University of Hong Kong in 2017 as an Assistant Professor. Dr Wang has published more than 20 papers in peer reviewed journals including Nature Communications, Science Advances, Physical Review Letters, and Physical Review X, among which some are selected as "Editors' Suggestion" and highlighted as "News and Views" in Nature Photonics.  He has delivered 11 invited/keynote talks at international conferences.


Research Interests/Areas

Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals

Optical Force, Optomechanics

Non-Hermitian Optics

Angular Momentum of Classical Waves



07/2017 −  Present    Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, City University of Hong Kong

10/2013 − 07/2017    Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


William Mong Outstanding Paper Award


PHY2191 Electricity and Magnetism

PHY3205 Electromagnetism


Frontier Research and Breakthrough newsletter of CityU: Discovery of spin-redirection phase of sound wave