About Myself

I am a fresh graduate with a degree of Master of Science (Physics), now open to new opportunities. If you are interested in my full professional profile, please also visit my LinkedIn or Twitter: @Xiruo_Yan

Summary of skills

  • Master of Science (Physics) with a specialization in Optics and Photonics
  • Strong understanding of Optics, Electromagnetism and Quantum Mechanics
  • Teaching assistance experience in advanced Optics, Analog/Digital Electronics lab and Python programming
  • Nano-fabrication experiences: wet chemistry, Electron-Beam Lithography, thin film deposition, plasma etch
  • Experience with laboratory high-speed RF testing hardwares and Optical set-ups
  • Electromagnetic simulations: Lumerical FDTD Solutions
  • Scientific computation: MATLAB
  • Object-oriented programming: C++, Python
  • Fluency in Mandarin, Japanese and English


  • Master of Science (Physics), University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • Bachelor of Science (Physics, Dean’s Honours List), University of Waterloo, Waterloo


Please check out other posts on this website for my past and ongoing projects.


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