Professor Gang Ding Peng

Professor in Photonics and Optical Communications

 

Telephone:    +61 2 9385 4014

Fascimile:      +61 2 9385 5993

Email:              g.peng@unsw.edu.au

Room:             745, Hilmer (E10)

 

Research Gateway   Photonics Homepage

Qualifications

  • PhD in Electronic Engineering, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 1987
  • M.Sc. in Applied Physics, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 1984
  • B.Sc. in Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, 1982

Membership of Professional Societies

  •  Fellow and Life Member, OSA
  • Fellow and Life Member, SPIE 

Awards and Honours

  • Jilu Friendship Award, Government of Shandong Province 2012
  • Guest Professor, Beijing University of Post and Telecommunications, 2011
  • Visiting Professor, Tokyo University, 2009
  • Guest Professor, Tianjin University 2009
  • Visiting Researcher, Aston University 2007
  • Visiting Researcher, Southampton University 2007
  • Guest Professor, School of Electronics and Information, Zhejiang University, 2005
  • Visiting Professor, Osaka University, 2004
  • Guest Professor, School of Optoelectronics, Chongqing University, 2003
  • Anthony Mason Fellowship --Scientific Visiting Fellowship (to China), 2001
  • Australian Academy of Science --Scientific Visiting Fellowship (to US, Canada and Mexico),2000
  • Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship from Australian Research Council, 1992
  • Australian National University Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1988
  • Young Lecturer Achievement Award, Jiao Tong University, 1988
  • Science and Technology Achievement Award (Second Prize), from the National Education Council, China, 1987

Employment

  • UNSW, School of Electrical Engineering Professor, 2009 - Present
  • UNSW, School of Electrical Engineering Associate Professor, 2002 - 2009
  • UNSW, School of Electrical Engineering Senior Lecturer, 1997 - 2002
  • UNSW, School of Electrical Engineering Lecturer, 1997
  • UNSW, Queen Elizabeth II Fellow, 1992-1996
  • UNSW, School of Electricla Engineering Lecturer, 1991
  • The Australian National University & Sydney University, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1990- 1991
  • The Australian National University, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 1988-1989
  • Jiao Tong University (Shanghai, China), Lecturer, 1987-1988

Teaching Areas

  • Optical fibre communications
  • Photonics
  • Telecommunications

Research Interests

  • Special silica optical fibres and devices

Rare earth doped fibres, fibre amplifiers and fibre lasers

Polarisation maintaining fibres, twin-core fibres, Electro-optic fibres,

Fibre couplers, fibre Bragg gratings & long period fibre gratings

  • Laser dye-doped polymer optical fibres, photosensitive polymer fibresApplication-specific polymer optical fibres and devices

Electro-optic polymer optical fibres, liquid-crystal-doped polymer fibres

Polymer fibre Bragg gratings & long period fibre gratings

  • Optical fibre sensors

Optical fibre hydrophones, fibre grating strain sensors

Polymer optical fibre sensors 

  • Planar photonic and waveguide devices

Waveguide gratings, amplifiers

Biosensors

  • Optical fibre communication systems, WDM systems, office and home networks
  •  Photonic signal processing techniques

Interferometer modulation and demodulation

DSP techniques, Optical instrumentation 

Professional Activites

  • Co-Chair, The 3rd Asia-Pacific Optical Sensors Conference (APOS 2012), Sydney, Australia, SPIE (8351), January 31 - February 3, 2012
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, Optical Sensors (SENSORS), Monterey, CA, USA, OSA, 25-27 June, 2012
  • Co-Chair,   Technical Program Committee, The 12th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), Gold Coast, Australia, IEEE, 2-5 October, 2012
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, The 7th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies, Sydney, Australia, 2007.
  • Member, International Program Committee, The 7th International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2007
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2007
  • Co-Chair, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks / Advances and Trends in Fibre Optics, Chengdu, China, 2006
  • Overseas Associate Editor,Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP), (2005-2006)
  • Member, Local Organisation Committee, International Conference of Polymer Optical Fibres, HK, 2005
  • Member, Technical Program Committee, International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005
  • Session Chair, Microwave & Optical Devices Session, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Hangzhou, China, 2005
  • Member, International Program Committee, The IASTED International Conference on Optical Communications Systems and Networks (OCSN 2004), Banff, AB, Canada, 2004
  • Co-Chair, Conference on Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications in Photonics Asia, Shanghai 2004
  • Co-Chair, International Symposium on Advances and Trends in Fiber Optics and Applications, Chongqing, 2004
  • Members, Technical Program Committee, APCC/MDMC, Beijing 2004