Dr. Chao Wang
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at Univ of Kent
SPIE Involvement:
Conference Program Committee | Author
Area of Expertise:
Microwave photonics , Photonic signal processing , Optical sensors , Ultrafast imaging , Fiber Bragg grating
Profile Summary

Chao Wang is currently a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts,, University of Kent, UK. His research interests lie in the fields of microwave photonics, ultrafast imaging, optical sensing and biophotonics for biomedical and defense applications.

Prior to joining Kent, Chao was a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Photonics Lab at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He received his BEng degree in Opto-electronic Engineering from Tianjin University,China, in 2002, his MASc degree in Optics from Nankai University, China, in 2005 and his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada, in 2011.

He has been granted several international and regional awards, including SPIE Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering (2008), Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2009), Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2009), IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship (2009), IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowship (2010), NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011) and Marie Curie Career Integration Grant Award (2014).

He has published more than 80 journal articles and conference papers (including several invited papers and three Best Paper Awards). He is a member of IEEE, OSA and SPIE. He also serves as an active reviewer of many leading photonics journals of OSA, IEEE, AIP, IET, Elsevier and Wiley.
Publications (12)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | October 25, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10822, Real-time Photonic Measurements, Data Management, and Processing III
KEYWORDS: Transmitters, Optical filters, RF photonics, Phase modulation, Modulation, Phase shift keying, Modulators, Electronic filtering, Signal detection, RF communications

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | May 24, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10677, Unconventional Optical Imaging
KEYWORDS: Optical imaging, Multimode fibers, Optical sensors, Image compression, Imaging systems, Spatial light modulators, Image quality, Image sensors, Ultrafast imaging, Compressed sensing

SPIE Journal Paper | April 5, 2018
JBO Vol. 23 Issue 04
KEYWORDS: Detection and tracking algorithms, Imaging systems, Ultrafast imaging, Blood, Image classification, Image resolution, Cancer, Image processing, Flow cytometry, Microfluidics

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | March 5, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10591, 2nd Canterbury Conference on OCT with Emphasis on Broadband Optical Sources
KEYWORDS: Photodetectors, Dispersion, Optical coherence tomography, Data acquisition, Sensing systems, Integrated optics, Reconstruction algorithms, Signal detection, Binary data, Compressed sensing

SPIE Journal Paper | October 11, 2017
OE Vol. 56 Issue 10
KEYWORDS: Photodiodes, Aspheric lenses, Photodetectors, Sensors, Optical instrument design, Metrology, Spherical lenses, Solids, Optical engineering, Transmitters

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | April 29, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9896, Optics, Photonics and Digital Technologies for Imaging Applications IV
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Energy efficiency, Diffraction, Diffraction, Digital signal processing, Polarization, Fiber Bragg gratings, Imaging systems, Imaging systems, Dispersion, Fourier transforms, Structured optical fibers, Spatial resolution, Fiber optic components, Ultrafast imaging, Diffraction gratings, Diffraction gratings

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Conference Committee Involvement (10)
Real-time Photonic Measurements, Data Management, and Processing IV
20 October 2019 | Hangzhou, China
High-Speed Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy IV
2 February 2019 | San Francisco, California, United States
Real-time Photonic Measurements, Data Management, and Processing III
12 October 2018 | Beijing, China
High-Speed Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy III: Toward Big Data Instrumentation and Management
29 January 2018 | San Francisco, California, United States
Real-time Measurements, Rogue Phenomena, and Single-Shot Applications II
30 January 2017 | San Francisco, California, United States
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