Keynote Speakers

Yan-qing Lu
Nanjing University, China
Fellow of OSA, Fellow of COS

Yan-qing Lu (陆延青) received both his BS and Ph.D. degrees from Physics Department, Nanjing University, China, in 1991 and 1996 respectively. He has five-year experiences in US and China telecomm industries. He designed and developed a serial of liquid crystal based fiber-optic devices with his colleagues, which include variable optical attenuators, variable Mux/Demux, DWDM wavelength blocker etc. He is currently a Changjiang distinguished professor at Nanjing University and a Fellow of OSA (Optical Society of America), Fellow of COS (Chinese Optical Society). He is also the director of Chinese Liquid Crystal Society, a branch of Chinese Physics Society. His research interests include liquid crystal photonics, fiber optics and Nano-Photonics. He has been responsible for a series of important national and local scientific research projects. He is the author or co-author of over 200 peer-reviewed papers in Science, Sci. Adv., Nature Comm., Phys. Rev. Lett., Adv. Mater., Optica, Light S&A, OL/OE etc. with over 6000 citations. He also holds more than 50 domestic or international patents or pending patents. He served as the executive editor-in-chief for Chinese Optics Letters since January, 2019.