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Jie Gao 

Jie GaoAssociate Professor

151 Light Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2300 

Contact Info
Phone: (631) 632-8077
Fax: (631) 632-8544

Lab Website


  • Columbia University, Ph.D. 2012 
  • Columbia University, M.S. 2007 
  • University of Science and Technology of China, B.S. 2005

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University, 2021 – present

Research Interests and History

Jie Gao joined the Mechanical Engineering Faculty at Stony Brook University in the Fall of 2021. Her research interests include optical and thermal energy harvesting, optical sensing and imaging, nanomanufacturing, opto-mechanics, and quantum optics. The current research projects in her lab range from 2D materials, optical nanostructures, infrared absorbers and emitters to light emission devices.