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Dr Siming Chen

Dr Siming Chen

Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow / Proleptic Lecturer

Dept of Electronic & Electrical Eng

Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL
16th Sep 2013

Research summary

Dr Siming Chen is a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow and a Lecturer in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at UCL. His fellowship aims at developing the world’s first monolithically integrated silicon photonics optical transmitter to solve the slow data transfer capacity facing conventional copper-based interconnectors. His research interests include:

·        Silicon photonics integration

·        Quantum dot technology

·        Semiconductor Lasers and optical amplifiers

·        Semiconductor mode-locked lasers

Teaching summary

Teaching 

  • Advanced Photonics Devices (MSc/MEng, ELEC0109)

Supervision

  • PhD supervisor at the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at UCL
  • MRes supervisor at the centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Integrated Photonic and Electronic Systems (IPES) 

Biography

Dr Siming Chen obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Sheffield in 2014. In September 2013, upon submission of his PhD thesis, he joined the UCL as a Research Associate and was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship in 2017 in recognition is pioneering work on Si-based QD light sources. Dr Chen is now a Lecturer and a member of the Photonics Group in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at UCL. He has published more than 80 refereed papers and 4 patents and has an h-index of 17.

Publications