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Advancing Visible Light Communication

Prof. Patrick YUE Named a Fellow of The Optical Society

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Prof. Patrick Yue demonstrates a wirelessly powered visible light communication (WP VLC) system designed by his graduate students.
Prof. Patrick Yue demonstrates a wirelessly powered visible light communication (WP VLC) system designed by his graduate students. [Download Photo]
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Prof. Patrick YUE, Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE), was elected as a 2020 Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) “for contributions to the advancement of visible light communication and optical fiber communication system-on-chip design based on silicon technologies”. He is one of the 94 Fellows worldwide selected in the class of 2020.

No more than 10% of the total OSA membership may be Fellows at any given time, making each year’s honorees a highly selective group. The number elected each year is limited to approximately 0.5% of the current membership total.

Since 1959, over 2,500 members have joined the rank of OSA Fellow. These members have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics through distinguished contributions to education, research, engineering, business and society.

Founded in 1916, OSA is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, home to accomplished science, engineering, and business leaders from all over the world. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.

With this new fellow honor, the ECE Department now has four OSA Fellows in its current faculty. The other ECE OSA Fellows are Prof. KWOK Hoi-Sing, Prof. Kei May LAU and Prof. QU Jianan.

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