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Dr. Changyuan YU received his B.S. in Applied Physics and B. Economics in Management from Tsinghua University, China in 1997, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Miami, USA in 1999, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, USA in 2005.  And he was a visiting researcher at NEC Labs America in Princeton, USA in 2005.  He then joined Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 12/2005 and served as the founding leader of Photonic System Research Group in NUS till 12/2015. He was also a joint senior scientist with A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) in this period.  As the PI/co-PI, he secured over 4 million US dollars grants, and supervised 8 postdocs and 16 PhD students in Singapore.  In 12/2015, he joined Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as an associate professor.

His research focuses on photonic devices, subsystems, and optical fiber communication and sensor systems.  Till 12/2015, Dr. Yu has authored/co-authored 1 US patent, 6 book chapters and over 260 journal and conference papers (46 invited, including OFC2012 in USA).  He has served in technical program committee (TPC) or organizing committee for 50+ international conferences (including TPC member of OFC2014-2016, general chair of SPPCom2015, and TPC chair of SPPCom2014 in USA).  His group won 6 best paper awards in conferences, and also the championship in biomedical area in the 3rd China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (out of 10,000+ competitors) in 2014.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science, Tsinghua University

Bachelor of Economics, Tsinghua University

Master of Science, University of Miami

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California


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