Professor |College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, |School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Prof. SHAO Liyang received his Ph.D. in Optical Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2008. He worked in many world-leading universities and research institutions, like Carleton University, The University of Sydney, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nanyang Technological University. Prof. Shao’s main research areas are distributed optic fiber, fiber grating, fiber laser, photonic crystal fiber devices, micro-Nano fiber devices and sensing, microwave photon sensing measurement, etc.
He has published more than 180 papers in international journals and conference proceedings, more than 130 papers are SCI Included, 1 invited review for Laser & Photonics Review, more than 20 invited talks on international conferences, total other citation over 4100 times (other citation over 2500 times according to SCI database) and more than 10 China patents. His research “Microfiber Vector Tiltmeter” has been reproduced by Nature Photonic as Research Spotlight. He was selected as the Star of Yanghua(Talent Program) in Southwest Jiaotong University in 2014. He won the “ZHAN Tianyou Railway Scientific Awards for Young Scholars” in 2016.
Currently, Prof.Shao is the principal investigator for the Ministry of Science and Technology International Cooperation Program, Recruitment Program for Young Professionals grant, General Program of National Natural Science Fund Foundation, Major Program of Guangdong Science and Technology Department, Shenzhen Municipal Government Scientific and Research Start-up Fund, etc.
Honors & Awards
2021: Selected by Stanford University "Top 2% of the World's Top Scientists" list
2020: China Industry-University-Research Collaboration Award
2019: Shenzhen Industrial Development and Innovative Talent Award
2018: Outstanding Young Scholar of SUSTech
2017: Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (Level B) in Shenzhen
2017: Selected as Sichuan Province Outstanding Contribution Expert
2016: Zhan Tianyou Railway Science and Technology Award Youth Award
2015: Selected as Youth Thousand Talents Plan
2014: Selected as Sichuan Province High-level Talent Introduction Plan
2012: Australian Ministry of Education Endeavour Scholar Award
Sep 2003–Jun 2008 (Ph.D.) Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China (co-trained by Hong Kong Polytechnic University).
Sep 1997–Jun 2001 (B.S.) Optoelectronic Information Engineering, Zhejiang University, China.
Apr 2020 – Present Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Nov 2020 – Present Member of Industry-University-Research Working Committee, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Aug 2018 – Present Vice Dean, School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Aug 2018 – Present Director, Master of Engineering Education Center, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Aug 2017 – Present Tenured Associate Professor, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Aug 2018 – Sep 2018 Visiting Professor, School of Electronics and Data Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Sep 2013 – Jul 2017 Professor, School of Information Science and Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Jul 2015 – Aug 2015 Visiting Professor, School of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada
Aug 2011 – Aug 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Mar 2012 – Sep 2012 Senior Visiting Scholar, University of Sydney, Australia
Aug 2009 – Aug 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Electronic Engineering, Carleton University, Canada
Aug 2006 – Jun 2009 Research Assistant, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Jul 2001 – Jul 2003 R&D Engineer, Shenzhen O-Net Technologies and Hangzhou Focused Photonics Inc.
Distributed optical fiber sensing;
Fiber grating and fiber laser;
Photonic crystal fiber;
Micro-nano fiber optic devices and sensing;
Microwave photon sensing measurement;
Advanced Topics in Electronic Science and Technology
Optical Fiber Communication Principle and Technology
Spectroscopy Technology and Application
Innovation experiments in electronic science