About the RF Photonics Lab

Yifei LI
Yifei Li - Director

Dr. Yifei Li received his B.Eng. in Optoelectronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1996. He received his MS (2001) and PhD (2003) in Electrical Engineering both from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. From 2003 to 2007, he was a research faculty with the Center for Microwave-Lightwave Engineering, Drexel University. In 2007, he joined the ECE Department of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he is an associate professor and the director of the RF Photonics Lab. Dr. Li is a visiting faculty with the Optoelectronic Research Group in the University of California Santa Barbara. Dr. Li has four US patents in the area of RF Photonics. He has numerous publications in renowned technical journals and international conference proceedings. Dr. Li was a winner of European Microwave Association (EuMA) Young Scientist Prize (1st prize) during the 12th Colloquium on Microwave Communications held in Budapest, Hungary. He was a winner of 2008 DARPA MTO Young Faculty Award. As a PI or co-PI, Dr. Li has led 10 competitive federal grants with combined funding of ~ $4.5M.


Shilei Jin
Shilei Jin - Lab Manager

Shilei Jin received the B.S. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from JiangSu University of Science and Technology, China, in 2005 and was a Ph.D. candidate in Radio Engineering from Southeast University, China, from 2006 to 2010. He received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA in 2015. Currently he works as a research associate and the manager of RF Photonics Lab at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Research interests: advanced components for microwave/photonic links, photonic integrated circuits.