MING LEE TANG portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Chemistry


  • Wang K, Cline RP, Schwan J & Strain JM (2023). Efficient photon upconversion enabled by strong coupling between silicon quantum dots and anthracene. Nature chemistry. Vol. 15, 117211781172-1178. Published, 08/01/2023.
  • Miyashita T & Jaimes P (2023). High-Level Reverse Intersystem Crossing and Molecular Rigidity Improve Spin Statistics for Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion. The journal of physical chemistry letters. Vol. 14, 611961266119-6126. Published, 07/01/2023.
  • Jaimes, P. & T. Miyashita, M. L. Tang (2023). Photon Upconversion in the visible wavelengths with ZnSe/InP/ZnS nanocrystals. American Chemical Society. Vol. 127, 1752. Published, 01/24/2023.
  • Miyashita T & Jaimes P (2022). Quantifying the Ligand-Induced Triplet Energy Transfer Barrier in a Quantum Dot-Based Upconversion System. The journal of physical chemistry letters. Vol. 13, 300230073002-3007. Published, 04/01/2022.
  • Pan Xia & Joseph Schwan, Thomas W. Dugger, Lorenzo Mangolini, Ming Lee Tang (2021). Air‐Stable Silicon Nanocrystal‐Based Photon Upconversion. Wiley. Published, 09/21/2021.
  • Emily M Rigsby & Tsumugi Miyashita, Dmitry A Fishman, Sean T Roberts, Ming L Tang (2021). CdSe nanocrystal sensitized photon upconverting film. RSC. Published, 09/20/2021.
  • Tingting Huang & Timothy T Koh, Joseph Schwan, Tiffany T-T Tran, Pan Xia, Kefu Wang, Lorenzo Mangolini, Ming L Tang, Sean T Roberts (2021). Bidirectional triplet exciton transfer between silicon nanocrystals and perylene. RSC. Published, 04/05/2021.


  • UC Merced Department of Chemistry seminar . Presentation, Presented, 12/09/2022.
  • San Jose State University Department of Chemistry seminar. Presentation, Presented, 10/25/2022.
  • 3rd International Symposium on Singlet Fission and Photon Fusion, Università Milano Bicocca, Italy. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/12/2022.
  • SUNY Albany Department of Chemistry seminar. Presentation, Presented, 09/20/2022.
  • Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials XXI Conference, SPIE Optics + Photonics 2022 meeting in San Diego (Aug. 2022). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/24/2022.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) fall national meeting in Chicago physical chemistry division. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 08/21/2022.
  • Materials Research Society (MRS) spring national meeting in Hawai’i symposium EQ08: Quantum Dot Optoelectronics and Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Electronics . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/25/2022.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) spring national meeting in San Diego (Mar. 2022) Florida State Univ. GSSPC, "Illuminating the Field of Photophysics: 101 Years of Michael Kasha". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/23/2022.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) spring national meeting in San Diego (Mar. 2022) Physical Chemistry division. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/20/2022.