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Qihao Han


Qihao Han BEng MSc

DPhil Student

TEL: +44 07579868481
COLLEGE: St Cross College


Qihao graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering with First Class Honours from the University of Sheffield in 2021. His final year project involved constructing Bismuth-based high-efficiency multi-junction solar cells, and he was awarded the “Peter Robson Prize” for the best Semiconductors Project. He also won the “Richard Rhodes Prize” for the best all around performance in July 2021. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Analogue and Digital Integrated Circuit Design from Imperial College London in 2022.

His Master’s research included the modeling of optoelectronic devices, the study of electromagnetic theory, and the development of a Memristor-Capacitor Crossbar array. Qihao joined the Soft Matter Photonics group in October 2022 and is supervised by Prof. Stephen Morris and Prof. Steve Elston. He is also a graduate member at St Cross College, Oxford.

Awards & Prizes

• 2021 Richard Rhodes Prize (Best all around performance)
• 2021 Peter Robson Prize (Best semiconductor project)
• 2020 Engineering Excellence Scholarship for academic year 2019-2020 at The University of Sheffield
• 2020 International Excellence Scholarship to Y2 DE Students at The University of Sheffield
• 2018 P.R.C. Utility Model Patent (Spice Jar with Toothpick Box)
• 2018 P.R.C. Utility Model Patent (New Nap Pillow)
• 2017 P.R.C. Utility Model Patent (Sunshade for Vehicles)

Research Interests

  • Liquid Crystal Photonics
  • III-V Semiconductor Materials
  • Semiconductor Devices (Lasers, Solar cells)
  • Memristor Theory

Current Projects

Liquid crystal photonic modulators engineered using additive manufacturing.

Research Groups