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Photonics Technology Letters Editor-in-chief

Jianping   Yao portrait
Jianping Yao
Photonics Technology Letters Editor-in-chief
University of Ottawa, Canada

Jianping Yao (M'99-SM'01-F'12) is a Distinguished University Professor and University Research Chair in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Université de Toulon et du Var, France, in December 1997. From 1998 to 2001, he was with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, as an Assistant Professor. In December 2001, he joined the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, as an Assistant Professor, where he became an Associate Professor in May 2003, and Full Professor in May 2006. He was appointed University Research Chair in Microwave Photonics in 2007. In June 2016, Prof. Yao was conferred the title of Distinguished University Professor of the University of Ottawa. From July 2007 to June 2010 and July 2013 to June 2016, he served as Director of the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Prof. Yao has authored or co-authored over 530 research papers including more than 320 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 210 papers in conference proceedings. Prof. Yao is Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, a Topical Editor of Optics Letters, an Associate Editor of Science Bulletin, and serves on the Advisory Editorial Board of Optics Communications. He was as a guest editor of a Focus Issue on Microwave Photonics in Optics Express in 2013 and a lead-editor of a Feature Issue on Microwave Photonics in Photonics Research in 2014. Prof. Yao currently serves as the Technical Committee Chair of IEEE MTT-3 (Microwave Photonics). Prof. Yao was an IEEE MTT-S Distinguished Microwave Lecturer for 2013-2015. Prof. Yao is a registered Professional Engineer of Ontario. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, the Optical Society of America (OSA), and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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Senior Editors

Prof. Hoon Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Dr. Andrew W. Poon, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Associate Editors

Prof. Mauro Biagi, University of Rome, Sapienza

Dr. Gilberto Brambilla, University of Southampton

Dr. Hao Chi, Hangzhou Dianzi University

Prof. Ernesto Ciaramella, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

Prof. Brian Culshaw, University of Strathclyde

Prof. Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University

Prof. John P.R. David, University of Sheffield

Dr. Ivana Gasulla, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia

Dr. Madeleine Glick, Columbia University

Prof. Miguel González-Herráez, University of Alcalá

Dr. Ezra Ip, NEC Labs America

Dr. Jonathan Klamkin, University of CA Santa Barbara

Prof. Ching-Ting Lee, National Cheng Kung University

Dr. Christina Lim, The University of Melbourne

Prof. Tadao Nagatsuma, Osaka University

Dr. Dalma Novak, Pharad LLC

Dr. Salah S A Obayya, Zewail City of Science and Technology

Dr. Dominic C. O’Brien, University of Oxford

Prof. Kyunghwan Oh, Yonsei University

Prof.  Willie Padilla, Duke University

Dr. Pierluigi Poggiolini, Politecnico di Torino

Prof. Malin Premaratne, Monash University

Dr. Marco Presi, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

Prof. Minghao Qi, Purdue University

Dr. Koichi Takiguchi, Ritsumeikan University

Dr. Dingyuan Tang, Nanyang Technology University

Dr. Antonio Teixeira, Universidade de aveiro Instituto de telecomunicacoes

Dr. Dirk van den Borne, Juniper Networks

Prof. Zinan Wang, Univ. of Electronic Science & Tech China

Dr. Markus Weyers, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut fuer 

Dr. Jonathan Wierer, Lehigh University

Dr. Gregory Wurtz, King's College London

Prof. Zongfu Yu, University of Wisconsin Madison


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