Nasr A M. Hafz 特别研究员
Experimental Laser-Plasma Physics
激光楼 202

Research Interests:

1. Laser-Plasma Accelerators (by 200 TW laser system at SJTU)

2. Generation of Ultrashort X-rays Beams

3. Ultrashort Electron Beam Diagnostics



2011.3- Present: Distinguished Research Fellow (Tenure-track Faculty), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

(2006.6-2011.2) Senior Research Scientist, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea.

(2002.12-2006.5) Visiting Research Scientist, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, S. Korea. 

(1993.5-1998.09&2001.10-2002.12) Researcher and Lecturer, Atomic Energy Authority, Dep. Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion, Egypt.

(1998~2001) Doctor of Engineering: School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan.

(1987~1991) B.Sc. Physics : Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.


Awards & Honors:

1. Japanese Government Scholar, (Monbukagakusho 1998-2001).

2. Outstanding Researcher Award, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (2008).

3. 42th Science Day Award of the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Republic of Korea (2009).

4. Visiting Associate Professorship, Physics Department, University Technologi Malaysia (Feb-Mar 2010). 

5. Visiting Scientist (May 2012), Jupiter Laser Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (USA).

6. Visiting Scientist (June 2013), Jupiter Laser Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, (USA).

Selected Publications: 

  1. Y. F. Li,... N. Hafz et al., Physics of Plasmas 24, 023108 (2017); doi: 10.1063/1.4975613
  2. K. Huang, ... Nasr Hafz, et al. Scientific Reports 6, 27633(2016). (@SJTU)
  3. M. Mirzaie, S. Li, M. Zeng, N. Hafz*, et al. Scientific Reports 5, 14659 (2015). (@SJTU)
  4. Song Li, Nasr. A. M. Hafz*, M. Mirzaie et al. Optics Express 22, 29578 (2014). (@SJTU)
  5. D. Li, W. C. Yan, L. Chen, K. Huang, Y. Ma, J. Zhao, L. Zhang, N. Hafz et al. Optics Express 22, 12836 (2014). (@IOP-CAS)
  6. W. Yan, L. Chen, L. Zhang, D. Li, N. Hafz etal. Proc. Nat. Acad. of Sci. of the USA (PNAS) 111, 5825 (2014). (@LLNL, USA)
  7. L. Chen, W. Yan, D. Li, Z. Hu, L. Zhang, W. Wang, N. Hafz et al. Scientific Reports 3, 1912 (2013). (@IOP-CAS)
  8. N. Hafz et al. Nature Photonics 2, 571 (2008). (@GIST)
  9. N. Hafz*, Interviewed by Nature Photonics 2, 580 (2008) (
  10. Editorial on N. Hafzet al. (Nature Photonics 2, 513 (2008) (
  11. News &Views on Hafz*et al (Nature Photonics 2,526(2008)(
  12. H. Kim, … N. Hafz et al. Phys. Rev. A77, 023807 (2008). (@GIST)
  13. N. Hafz et al. Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 151501 (2007). (@GIST)
  14. N. Hafz et al., Phys. Rev. E. 73, 016405 (2006). (@KERI)
  15. J. U. Kim, N. Hafz and H. Suk, Phys. Rev. E. 69, 026409 (2004). (@KERI) 
  16. R. Hemker, N. Hafz and M. Uesaka Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 5, 041301 (2002).  (@University of Tokyo) 

Teaching (in English):

1. Plasma Physics, Spring (2012-present)

2. Fluid Mechanics, Fall (2015-) 


Ph.D. Students (shown in the above photo) 

1. S. Li (D2)

2. M. Mirzaie (D2)

3. G. Li (D1)

4. Qurat-ul-Ain (D1)

5. K Gao (M1)



Dr. R. Cauble (LLNL, USA)... On the High-power Lasers

Prof. L. Chen (IOP, CAS, China)... On the Betatron X-rays

Prof. Y. Ma (NUDT, China).... On the Positron Beams from LWFA

Prof. Y. Cheng (SIOM, CAS, China).... On the Advanced Electron beam Diagnostics

Prof. Min Chen (LLP, SJTU, China).... On the Gamma Ray geneartion from LWFA and PIC-Simulations

Dr. Yanping Chen (LLP, SJTU, China).... On the THz-based plasma and beams diagnostics.