Prof. Ran Hao is a PhD supervisor in Zhejiang University. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, Senior Member of OSA/COS, member of SPIE. He received his Ph.D. degree from Université Paris-Sud XI in 2010 under the support from the French National Scholarship and the second Ph.D. degree from Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics in 2011. He was awarded the ”Qiushi” young scholars of Zhejiang University in 2011, the Excellent Young Faculty Awards Program (Zijin Plan) of Zhejiang University in 2012, the Young Scientist Award of the International Radio Union in 2014, the ISEE College Teaching Skills Competition Award in 2015. He has lead 2 undergoing NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) funds, 2 ZNSF (Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation) Funds, and participated in 1 National Basic Research Program of China.

At present, Prof. Hao mainly engaged in the basic research of optical devices based on two-dimensional materials and silicon-based micro/nano optoelectronic system.

The projects Prof. Hao has Presided:

  1. Basic research of new integrated optical cache based on the two-dimensional nano-materials (presided over), Surface Project of NSFC (government sponsored research), project number: 61575174, from 2016-01-01 to 2019-12-31, members: Hao Ran , Chen Wenchao and so on;

  2. Research of radio frequency OAM propagation law and communication system (presided over, sub-topics involved), National Key Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), project number: 2014CB340005, from 2014-01-01 to 2015-12-31, member: Hao Ran;

  3. Research on the transmission characteristics and mechanism of surface plasmonic in graphene nanobelts (presided over), Youth Project of NSFC (government sponsored research), project number: 61205054, from 2013-01-01 to 2015-12-31, members: Hao Ran, Peng Xiliang and so on;

  4.  Research on theory and key technology of silicon-based optical storage based on two-dimensional materials (presided over), Outstanding youth project of Zhejiang Natural Science Foundation (government sponsored research),  project number: LR16F050002, from 2016-01-01 to 2019-12-31, members: Hao Ran, Wang Shaoliang and so on;

  5.  Design and research of nano-scale electro-optical modulator (presided over), Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China (government sponsored research), project number: LQ12F05006, from 2012-01-01 to 2013-12-31, members: Hao Ran, Du Wei and so on;

  6. Basic research on CMOS compatible surface plasmonic micro-nano devices and its integrated technology (presided over), Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation Project (government sponsored research), project number: Z1110330, from 2011-01-01 to 2014-12-31, members: Li Erping, Hao Ran and so on.


Honors and awards of Prof. Hao’s students:

  1. Undergraduate student Song Mingzhao (currently at the Moscow University) won Zhejiang University 100 outstanding articles in 2012, and published one SCI paper;

  2. Master Du Wei (currently in the US private university Case Western Reserve University) was awarded the Fudan University doctoral students second prize in 2013;

  3. Master Jin Jiamin won the National Scholarship for Graduate Students in 2014;

  4. Master Du Wei won Roma Scholarship in 2014;

  5. Dr. Peng Xiliang received a Best Student Paper Award at the optics and optoelectronics conference.

Teaching courses of Prof. Hao:

2012-2013-2 Optoelectronics, Undergraduate 19 48 Excellent (taught in English)

2013-2014-2 Optoelectronics, Undergraduate 15 48 Excellent (bilingual)

2014-2015-1 RF and microwave communication circuits, Undergraduate 62 32 qualified

2014-2015-2 Optoelectronics, Undergraduate 28 48 Good (bilingual)

2015-2016-1 Optical Signal, Devices and Systems, Graduate 22 32 Excellent

2016-2017-1 Optical fiber communication and optical network, Undergraduate 22 32 Excellent


Contact information:

Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, Zheda Road 38, Zhejiang University, Administrative Building, Room 306

Zip code: 310027


Phone: 0571-87952530




Research work

Research direction: 1. Analysis and design of nano-optical devices 2. Slow-waveguide design and manufacturing 3. New optical modulator, detector 4. Graphene surface plasmon related phenomena