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Former members

Zhanshi Yao

PhD thesis: "Optofluidic Cell Stretchers Using Optical Tweezers and Interference Patterns in Microfluidic Channels"

He received his B.S. degree in Optical Information Science and Technology from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2013. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2019. He is now working in Huawei, Shenzhen, China.

Jiawei Wang

PhD thesis: "Silicon-based Integrated Optofluidic Biosensors Using Coupled-Resonator Optical Waveguides"

He received his B.S. degree in Optical Information Science and Technology from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2011. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2016. He is now working as an associate professor in the School of Electronics and Information Engineering, the Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China.

Yu Li

PhD thesis: "Actively Stabilized Microring Switches Using Silicon Defect-state Photodetectors for Optical Interconnects"

She received her B.S. degree in Optoelectronic Science and Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2011. She received her Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2016. She is now a scientist in the Institute of Microelectronics, A*STAR, Singapore.

Yu Zhang

PhD thesis: "Towards Direct-modulated Hybrid Silicon Photonic Transmitters for Intra-datacenter Optical Interconnects"

He received his B.S. degree in Optoelectronic Science and Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2010. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2016. He is now a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of California, Davis, USA.

Lei Zhang

He received his B. S. degree in applied physics from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2006, and the Ph. D. degree in microelectronics and solid-state electronics from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2011. He worked in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as a Post-doctoral Fellow through Hong Kong Scholars Program in 2014-2015. He is now an associate professor at Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

Yue-De Yang

He received his B. S. degree in physics from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2004, and the Ph. D. degree in physical electronics from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2009. He worked in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as a Post-doctoral Fellow through Hong Kong Scholars Program in 2011-2013. He is now an associate professor at Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

Shaoqi Feng

PhD thesis: "Silicon and Epitaxially Grown III-V-On-Silicon Photonic Devices for On-Chip Opitical Interconnects"

He received his B. E. degree of Optoelectronics from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 2008. He received his Ph. D. degree in electronics and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2013. He is now a postdoctoral researcher in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Ting Lei

PhD thesis: "Silicon Photonic Devices for Sensing and Microparticle Manipulation"

She received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Optics from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He received his Ph. D. degree in electronics and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2013. He is now a lecturer in College of Optoelectronics Engineering, Shenzhen University, China.

Hong Cai

PhD thesis: "Optical Manipulation of Microparticles Using Integrated Microphotonic Devices on an Optofluidic Chip"

She received her B. E. degree of Optoelectronic from South China Normal University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, in 2005 and her M.S. degree of Optical Engineering, in Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Science, Shanghai, China, in 2008. She received her Ph. D. degree in the electronic and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong in 2012. She was a postdoctoral researcher in Jack Baskin School of Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz. She is now working in KLA-Tencor.

Aimé Sayarath

MPhil thesis: "Silicon Microring Resonator-Based Devices for Wavelength-Division-Multiplexing Optical Communications"

He received his Bachelor Degree from Telecom Sudparis, Paris, France, in 2009. He has been studying for the MS in Communication Networks and Services in Telecom Sudparis from 2009 to 2010. Under a dual degree program, he received his MPhil degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong in 2011. He is now working in Paris.

Hui Chen

PhD thesis: "Silicon Photonic Devices for On-chip Optical Interconnects"

MPhil thesis: " Inline rise-time measurement using amplitude histograms for fiber-optic communication systems"

He received his B.E. degree in telecommunication engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2000. He received his M. Phil. and Ph. D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2003 and 2010, respectively. He is now a lecturer in School of Physics and Engineering, Sun Yat-Sen University, China.

Xianshu Luo

PhD thesis: "Silicon Microresonator-Based Electro-Optical Switches and Delay Lines for On-Chip Optical Interconnects"

He received his B. E. degree of Microelectronics from Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China, in 2003 and his M.S. degree of microelectronics and solid state physics from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, in 2006. He received his Ph. D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2010. He is now a scientist II in Institute of Microelectronics, A*STAR, Singapore.

Fang Xu

MPhil thesis: "Silicon Cross-Connect Filters and Switches Using Microring Resonator Coupled Multimode-Interference-Based Waveguide Crossings"

She received her B.E. degree of Information Engineering from Zhejiang University, China in 2006. She received her M.Phil. degree in electronic and computer engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2008. She is now working in Shanghai.

Linjie Zhou

PhD thesis: "Silicon Microring and Microdisk-Based Active Devices Using Integrated p-i-n Diodes"

He received his B.S. degree in microelectronics from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2003. He received his Ph. D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2007. He was a post-doc researcher in University of California at Davis. He is now a professor at the EE Department in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

Chao Li

PhD thesis: "Silicon-Based Optical Microresonator Devices: Polygonal Microdisk Channel Filters and Electro-optic Modulators/Switches"

He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in physics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998 and 2001, respectively. He received his Ph. D. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2007. He was a post-doc researcher in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He is now a scientist II in Institute of Microelectronics, A*STAR, Singapore.

Kam Yan Hon

MPhil thesis: "Surface Plasmon Resonance-Assisted Coupling to Whispering-Gallery Modes in Micropillar Resonators and Silicon Microdisk-Based Depletion-Type Modulators Using Integrated Schottky Diodes"

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering (Information and Communication Engineering) and M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2005 and 2007, respectively. He graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles, USA with a Ph. D. degree in 2012.

Yi Ho Lee

MPhil thesis: "Waveguide-Coupled Spiral-Shaped Microdisk Resonators in Silicon Nitride"

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering and M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2005 and 2007, respectively. He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, USA with a Ph. D. degree in 2012.

Shengmei Zheng

MPhil thesis: "Circular Microresonator Cross-Connect Filters and Hexagonal Microresonator Add-Drop Filters in Silicon Nitride"

She received her B.E. degree of Information Engineering from Zhejiang University, China in 2003. She received her M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2005.

Kin Man Tsia

MPhil thesis: "Optical Resonances in Photonic-Crystal-Embedded Microcavities"

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering (Information and Communication Engineering) and M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2003 and 2005, respectively. He recieved his PhD degree from UCLA in 2009, and awarded the 2009 Harry M. Showman Prize at UCLA. Dr. Tsia is now an associate professor at the EEE Department of the University of Hong Kong.

Ho Tong Lee

MPhil thesis: "Prism-Coupled Square Optical Micropillar Resonator-Based Filters for Optical Communications"

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering (Information and Communication Engineering) and M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He is now working in SAE Magnetics, Hong Kong.

Chung Yan Fong

MPhil thesis: "Silicon-based laterally waveguide-coupled square microcavity channel add-drop filters"

He received his B.E. degree in computer engineering and M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He is now working in Hong Kong.

Ning Ma

MPhil thesis: "Laterally Coupled Hexagonal Micro-Pillar Resonator Add-Drop Filters for Optical Communications"

He received his M.Phil. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2004. He is now working in Hypertronics Singapore.

Distinguished FYP Graduates

Steven Fu

He received his B. E. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2019. His Final Year Thesis is about Integrated microlasers using dye-doped polymer by laser lithography. He will be studying for the Ph. D. degree at the University of Rochester, New York, USA.

Ximiao Wen

He received his B. E. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2012. His Final Year Thesis is about Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Optical Manipulation Utilizing Fractal Patterns. He is studying for the Ph. D. degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Yang XU

He received his B. E. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2012. His main research interests are in photonic devices and optical communications. He is studying for the Ph. D. degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Yangyang Liu

She received her B.E. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2010. She is now studying for the Ph. D. degree in the Department of Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

Yilei Li

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2010. He received his Ph. D. degree in the Department of Physics at Columbia University, USA, in 2014.

Seng Fatt Liew

He received his B.E degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering - Honor Research Option from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2008. He received his Ph. D. degree in the Department of Applied Physics at Yale University, USA, in 2014.

Wing Shan Chan

She received her dual degree in electronic engineering and general business management from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2007. She received her Ph. D. degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, USA, in 2016.

Wenjie Wan

He received his B.E. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2004. He received his Ph. D. degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering from the Princeton University, USA, in 2009. He is now an assistant professor in the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute.