Ph.D., Lecturer

Phone: +86 27 87543255-2251

Email: smct@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Optical communication, optical sensing

Dr. Sima Chaotan is a Lecturer in School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and a research scientist in Next Generation Internet Access National Engineering Laboratory. He graduated from Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK, with the PhD degree in optoelectronics. His research interests include integrated photonic devices, optical communication, and optical sensing. He is currently working on the fiber-optic multiple gas sensing networks, as well as planar Bragg gratings in all-optical signal processing.
Dr. Chaotan Sima has authored/co-authored over 20 international publications, some of which are invited, from journals such as Optics Letters and Optics Express. He serves as a frequent reviewer of OSA technical journals. He has participated in the EPSRC research grants UK and the projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China. The research work has been reported and highly commended in many international conferences including ECOC, CLEO/Europe-EQEC, ECIO and IEEE MWP. He is also a member of OSA an SPIE.

Academic Degrees

PhD in Optoelectronics, 2013, University of Southampton, UK.  
Bachelor, Optical Information, 2006, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.

Professional Experience

Lecturer (2014-present); Huazhong University of Science and Technology
R&D engineer (2013-2014); Wuhan Golden Bridge Internet Safe Co.
Postgraduate Demonstrator (2010); University of Southampton, UK. 
Teaching Assistant (2006-2008); Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

1. C. Sima*, J. C. Gates, et al. Optics Letters, 38(5): 727–729, 2013.
2. C. Sima*, J. C. Gates, et al. Optics Express, 21(13): 15747-15754, 2013.
3. C. Sima*, J. C. Gates, et al. Optics Letters, 38(17): 3448-3451, 2013.
4. C. Sima*, J. C. Gates, et al. Frontiers of Optoelectronics, 6(1): 78–88, 2013. 
5. J. C. Gates, C. Sima, et al. SPIE Newsroom, 2013. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201307.005036. (Invited)

Awards and Honors

SPIE-Newport Research Excellent Award, 2013, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). 
Best student paper awards, 2010, 2011, International Photonics and Opto-Electronics Meetings (POEM).
Highly commended prize, 2010, Institute of Physics (IoP).

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