Dr Chao Wang
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Electronic Systems, University of Kent

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Education & Qualifications:

Appointment:

Selected Awards:

Professional Activities:

Grants and Funded Projects:

  • 2017 (PI): Faculty of Sciences Research Fund (2017 Tranche 1), University of Kent,  "Low-cost and high-resolution Raman spectroscopy".
  • 2016 (PI): Faculty of Sciences Research Fund (2016 Tranche 3), University of Kent,  "Ultrafast and high-throughput metrology".
  • 2016 (PI): Kent-Ghent Exchange Funding Scheme, "High-throughput imaging and machine learning based pattern recognition for label-free cell screening".
  • 2016-2017 (PI): The Royal Society Research Grants, "Photonic-enabled big data compression in ultrafast imaging".
  • 2016 (PI): Faculty of Sciences Research Fund  (2016 Tranche 2), University of Kent, "Photonic-enabled real-time  coherence tomography".
  • 2014-2018 (PI): EU FP-7 Marie-Curie Career Integration Grant (CIG), "Next generation ultrafast continuously running imaging system for biomedical applications (NULTIS)".
  • 2014-2017 (CoI, with Dr N. Gomes (PI), Prof J. Wang and Dr H. Zhu): EU Horizon 2020 EU-Japan Cooperation Project, "Radio Technologies for 5G using Advanced Photonic Infrastructure for Dense User Environment (RAPID)".
  • 2014 (PI): Chunhui Academic Exchange Grant, funded by the Ministry of Education of China.
  • 2014-2015 (PI): The Royal Society International Exchanges Grant, "Integrated Microwave Photonics Signal Processing for High-speed Optical Imaging".
  • 2014-2017 (PI, with Dr P. Young): University of Kent - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Co-Tutelle PhD Studentship, "Real-time Photonic Terahertz Coherence Tomography".
  • 2014-2017 (CoI, with Dr N. Gomes (PI)): University of Kent 50th Anniversary PhD Studentship, "Optical fibre transport of MIMO/virtual-MIMO radio signals for 5G wireless/mobile systems".
  • 2014 (PI): Faculty of Sciences Research Fund (2014 Tranche 1), University of Kent, "Microwave Photonics".
  • 2013 (PI): University of Kent Capital Investment Fund.
  • 2013 (CoI, with Dr N. Gomes): University of Kent Capital Investment Fund.
  • 2013 (PI): Faculty of Sciences Research Fund (2013 Tranche 2), University of Kent,  "Advanced dispersive Fourier transformation for microwave photonics".
  • 2011-2012 (PI): NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, "Ultrafast optics based real-time spectroscopy".

Teaching:

Current Supervision:

  • First Supervisor: 3 PhD students, 1 MSc student, 3 Academic Visitors, and 6 undergraduate stduents.
  • Co-supervisor: 3 PhD students, 5 MEng students.