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Ping-Shine Shaw

Dr. Shaw received his Ph.D in physics from Columbia University in 1989 at the Microelectronics Sciences Laboratories studying surface adsorbed layers on semiconductors. He was an Associate Research Scientist at Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory, Columbia University, from 1989 to 1993. While there, he was a co-investigator on the Stellar X-Ray Polarimeter for the Spectrum-X-Gamma satellite mission. Dr. Shaw joined NIST in 1993 as a National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate working primarily on x-ray technology and synchrotron radiation. Since 1995 he has been a physicist at NIST studying ultraviolet and visible radiometry.

Awards:

  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1993
  • Department of Commerce Silver Medal, 2008

Research Interests:

  • Synchrotron radiation based radiometry
  • UV optical metrology
  • UV-Visible material characterization
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Position:

Physicist
Sensor Science Division
Laser Applications Group

Employment History:

1993-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

1984-1993, Columbia University, New York, NY

Education:

Ph.D. Physics, Columbia University, New York, NY

M.S. Physics, Columbia University, New York, NY

M.A. Physics, Columbia University, New York, NY

B.S. Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Contact

Phone: 301-975-4416
Email: shaw@nist.gov
Fax: 301-869-5700