Dr. Chini received his B.Sc. in Physics from McGill University in 2007 and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Central Florida in 2012. He began as Assistant Professor at UCF in 2015, and leads the Laboratory for Ultrafast Metrology and Attoscience in Solids (LUMAS).
Ultrafast and strong-field laser interactions with solids, attosecond physics, coherent control.
PI: “High-order Harmonic and Attosecond Spectroscopy in Materials,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP), $480,005.00 (2016)
UCF physics Assistant Professor Michael Chini is one of 84 scientists across the nation selected today for a Department of Energy grant through the Office of Science Early Career Research Program. Chini, who h... Read more
by Mark Schleub A research team at the University of Central Florida has demonstrated the fastest light pulse ever developed, a 53-attosecond X-ray flash. The group led by Professor Zenghu Chang beat its own re... Read more
Assistant Professor in the UCF Department of Physics Michael Chini, Ph.D., wrote a “News and Views” article for the academic journal “Nature” published on October 20, 2016. In his News and Views articl... Read more
Story by UCF Today// Two UCF researchers were awarded prestigious 2016 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards. The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) group awarded Michael Chini, Ph.D., an assist... Read more