H.-C. Wu was born in Shanxi, China in 1980. Since Jan. 2013, he has been a full professor at the Institute for Fusion Theory and Simulation, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, where he heads a research group on ultrafast high-field physics and nuclear fusion. He received undergraduate physics education at the Shanxi University, and obtained a PhD degree from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. The PhD thesis won the Tsai-Shi-Dong Plasma Physics Award. He did postdoctoral research at the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics as a Humboldt Fellow, as well as the Los Alamos National Laboratory. His current research interests include laser plasma interaction, relativistic optics, controlled nuclear fusion, and lightning physics.

Research work

Laser plasma interaction,relativistic optics,nuclear fusion,lightning physics etc.