Prof. Dr. Laura Na Liu

Researcher ID: C-8190-2014

Professor, Kirchhoff Institute for Physics, Heidelberg University

Associate Editor, Science Advances (AAAS)

Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Photonics (ACS)
Editorial Advisory Board, JPhys Photonics (IOPscience)



Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics
Im Neuenheimer Feld 227
D-69120 Heidelberg

Phone:  +49 6221 54-9851
Fax:      +49 6221 54-9859





Academic Training and Employment

  • Professor, Kirchhoff Institute of Physics, University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Group Leader, The Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
  • Visiting Professor, Rice University, USA
  • Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Ph. D., Physics, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • M.S., Physics, The Hongkong University of Science and Technology, Hongkong
  • B.S. Physics, Jilin University, China


Honors and Awards

  • IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics from the International Commission for Optics (ICO) (2016)
  • Light2015 Young Woman in Photonics Award of the European Optical Society (EOS) (2015)
  • European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Award (2014)
  • Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft Gesellschaft (DFG) (2014)
  • Elisabeth Schiemann-Kolleg of the Max Planck Society Fellowship (2013)
  • Marie Curie CIG Fellowship (2012)
  • Sofja Kovalevskaja Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2012)
  • Nanowissenschaftspreis AGENT-D (2011)
  • Hertha-Sponer Prize of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) (2010)
  • Dissertationspreis der Freunde der Universität Stuttgart (2010)
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad (2008)