Jonathan Hu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Baylor University. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Before he joined Baylor University in August 2011, he spent two years as a Research Associate at Princeton University. He has many years of research experience in optical sciences and engineering with expertise in the areas of chalcogenide glass fibers, photonic crystal fibers, nanophotonics, 2D materials, and surface plasmons. He has served as referee for 20 journals in optics, physics, and materials. He has also been session chairs for multiple international conferences. He served as a topic co-chair for Mid Infrared Photonics (MIP) in the IEEE Summer Topical Meetings (2015) and a committee member in NOMA Conference in OSA Advanced Photonics (2018). He received Baylor Young Investigator Development Award in 2015. He also serves as a Baylor Fellow in 2018.