Dr. Yifei Li

Dr. Yifei Li received his B.Eng. in Optoelectronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1996. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA in 2003. He is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Microwave / Lightwave Engineering. Since 1998, he has been performing research in the area of microwave photonics at the Center. His research interests include: tunable microchip lasers, hybrid lidar/radar, fiber radio system, coherent optical communications, high dynamic range microwave fiber optic link, and laser nonlinear dynamics. Recently, his original work in hybrid optical / digital processing of microwave signals won him the European Microwave Association (EuMA) Young Scientist Prize (1st prize) in the 12th Colloquium on Microwave Communications held in Budapest, Hungary.