YU Shaohua

Department of Communication Science and Engineering

Professional Title:Professor



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Research Interests

6G photonics, including 1. projects (new optical fibers, optical devices, optical devices, new systems, new architectures, etc. for 6G); 2. Platform (Information Optoelectronics R&D Center (preparation)); 3. Super optical network engineering (research on 6G-oriented P-bit network bandwidth, P-bit service scheduling, T-bit large-capacity service transmission engineering demonstration, etc.); 4. Research and development (such as silicon photonics, III-V and graphene and other materials of chips); 5. Frontier exploration (cutting-edge research on ultra-high-speed, ultra-large capacity and ultra-long-distance optical transmission for 6G, etc.); 6. New forward-looking applications (exploring new services that may promote the leapfrog development of 6G networks, etc.); 7. Papers, books, patents, software, chips, processes, etc
Recruitment: Recruit doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers as part-time professors, the main directions: communication networks, optical networks, optoelectronics, artificial intelligence, etc., and those who publish high-level papers are preferred.

Academic Positions

2008.4-present, State Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber Communication Technology and Network, Director (in 2017, the laboratory was evaluated as excellent by the Ministry of Science and Technology; )
2009.12-present, FELLOW, China Communications Society
2010.1-2014.12, National 973 Project: Basic Research on Ultra-high-speed and Ultra-large Capacity and Ultra-long-distance Optical Transmission, Chief Scientist, (The 973 Project was evaluated as excellent by the Ministry of Science and Technology in 2016; )
From March 2012 to the present, he has been an expert of the National 863 Program Network and Communication Subject Expert Group in the Information Field (changed to the Broadband Communication and New Network Key Special Expert Group in 2019, Deputy Team Leader).
2004.10-2012.11, ITU-T Study Group on Optical and Access Networks (SG15), Vice-President
2016-present, Vice Chairman of China Communications Society
2013.12-present, Director of Optical Communication Committee, China Society of Communications
2019.1-present, Digital China Industry Development Alliance, Chairman
2016.10-present, member of the National Network Power Strategic Advisory Group
2019.6-present, member of the National Industrial Internet Strategic Advisory Expert Group
2019.7-present, FELLOW, Optical Society of China
2018.9-present, member of the National Integrated Circuit Industry Development Advisory Committee
2019.11-present, National Sixth Generation Mobile Communication (6G) Technology R&D Overall Expert Group, expert
2019.11-present, Member of National Mobile Information Network Advisory Group
2020.11-present, Member of the 8th Academic Review Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council (Information and Communication Engineering Group)
2019.1-present, State Key Laboratory of Regional Optical Fiber Communication Network and New Optical Communication System (Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Peking University); Member of the 5th Academic Committee
2018.1-present, Academic Committee of Wuhan National Research Center for Optoelectronics; member
2018.7-present, Member of the Standing Committee of the Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Chinese Academy of Engineering
From April 2020 to April 2023, he was a member of the Review Committee of the National Science and Technology Progress Award


1. Technical method of Ethernet and SDH transmission network fusion transmission, in 2014, the second prize of the National Technology Invention Award, ranked first
2. Multi-service ring technology method of metro network, 2009, second prize of National Technology Invention Award, ranked 1st
3.X series international technical standards (X.85 and X.86), 2003, the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, ranked 1st
4. Optical communication core technology research and development and industrialization technology innovation project, in 2011, the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, ranked first
5. Synchronous digital system and Internet integration adaptation method, in 2001, the national information industry major technological invention (won the 2016 China Invention Patent Excellence Award), ranked 1st (the sole inventor of the patent)
6. The integration adaptation method of Ethernet and SDH, in 2001, the major technological invention of the national information industry (won the 2012 China Invention Patent Gold Award), ranked 1st (the sole inventor of the patent)
7. Metro network multi-service ring and bit-oriented EOS method, 2004, major technological invention in the national information industry (won the 2012 China Invention Patent Excellence Award), ranked 1st (sole inventor of patent)
8. ITU-T SG7 (Study Group on Data Networks and Open Systems Communications) Award for Excellence (Rapporteur, 1998-2000)
9. China Youth Science and Technology Award (2001)
10. National May Day Labor Medal (2002)
11. ITU-T SG17 (Study Group on Open Systems and Telecommunication Software) Award for Excellence (Rapporteur, 2004)
12. National Model Worker (2005)
13. National Outstanding Professional and Technical Personnel (2006)
14. National Candidate for the New Century Millions of Talents Project (2006)
15. Hubei Province Supreme Science and Technology Award (only winner in 2006)
16. ITU-T SG15 (Study Group on Optical and Access Networks) Award for Good Work (Vice-President, 2005-2008)
17. Jing Chu Model; Hubei's Most Influential Model Worker since the Founding of the People's Republic of China (30 in total, 2009)
18. Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award (2010, Chinese Academy of Engineering)
19. National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Worker (2010)
20. National Intellectual Property Leading Talent (2010)
21. ITU-T SG15 (Study Group on Transmission and Access Networks) Award for Excellence (Vice-President, 2009-2012)

Education and Working Experience

In January 2020, he served as an adjunct professor and doctoral supervisor at the School of Information Science and Engineering, Fudan University
From 2003 to 2020, he has independently supervised 22 doctoral students to obtain doctoral degrees, of which 6 have obtained excellent doctoral dissertations
July 2018-, served as a professor-level senior engineer and chief engineer of China Information and Communication Technology Group Co., Ltd 
From 1993 to 2018, he served as engineer, senior engineer, professor-level senior engineer (2001-), deputy chief engineer (2003-), and chief engineer (2006-2018) in Wuhan Research Institute of Posts and Telecommunications
Graduated from the School of Space Physics and Electronic Information of Wuhan University in 1992 (Ph.D.)
Master's degree in Radio Physics, School of Space Physics and Electronic Information, Wuhan University, 1989
From 1984 to 1986, he was engaged in radio and television technology work in Wuhan Radio and Television Bureau
In 1984, he graduated from the School of Space Physics and Electronic Information of Wuhan University, majoring in electronic technology
National projects undertaken, chaired or participated in in recent years
1. National 973 Project, ultra-high-speed ultra-large capacity and ultra-long-distance optical transmission, 2010-2014, chief scientist; In 2016, the project was evaluated as "excellent" by the Ministry of Science and Technology; A Pb/s level, 10,000 km ultra-high-speed ultra-large capacity ultra-long-span optical fiber transmission system has been established;
2. National 863 Project, "Research and Development of Ultra-high-speed and Long-distance Optical Transmission System", 2013-2015, responsible expert;
3. National 863 Project, "Photonic Integration Technology and System Application", 2011-2014, responsible expert;
4. National 863 Project, "Research on New Ultra-large Capacity All-Optical Network Architecture and Key Technologies", 2011-2014, Responsible Expert;
5. National 863 Project, "New Generation of Large Capacity Hundred T Optical Transmission and Development and Demonstration of Thousand Households Optical Fiber Access System Equipment", 2015-2017, responsible expert;
6. National Information Optoelectronics Innovation Center Construction Project, 2018-2019, Director of the Expert Committee. The center has established a 2,000-square-meter silicon photonics & packaging and testing process platform, a pilot verification platform for silicon photonics chip product design simulation, IP and PDK development, and hybrid integration processes; Complete 100G DR1 and 400G DR4 silicon photometric modulation chips and their modules, 4×200Gb/s PAM4, 1km optical transmission, silicon photonics 1.06Pb/s optical fiber transmission system experiments;
7. National 863 project, high-speed, high-performance ADC/DAC chip development and system verification in next-generation optical transmission system, 2015-2017, one of the proposers of the project, guidance and deep participation.
Invention patents

7 US patents have been applied for, 98 Chinese invention patents, more than 70 have been authorized, and more than 80% have achieved mass production and engineering applications.


6G Photonics (interdisciplinary, to be a new course)


  • 1. "Research on the Frontier of Ultra-high-speed and Ultra-large-capacity Ultra-long-distance Optical Fiber Transmission", 2015, Science Press, 280,000 words
  • 2. "Theory and Technology of Multi-service Transmission of Metro Network", 2004, People's Posts and Telecommunications Press, 400,000 words
  • 3. Basic Theory and Technology of Optical Fiber Communication, 2008, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Press, 380,000 words
  • 4. "Optical Fiber Performance Test and Network Application", 2013, Publishing House of Electronics Industry, 520,000 words
  • 5. Information Optoelectronics, 2019, Science Press, 88,000 words
  • 6. Preliminary study on the seven technical walls of network communication and subsequent trends. Optical Communication Research, 2018,(5): 1-8.
  • 7. Network communication technology shows ten characteristics, People's Posts and Telecommunications, 2018-08-16 ( 005 )
  • 8.100.3-Tb/s(375*267.27-Gb/s) C- and L-band Transmission over 80-km SSMF Using DFT-S OFDM 128-QAM, 2014, ACP 2014 PDP
  • 9. 1-Tb/s Large Girth LDPC-Coded Coherent Optical OFDM Transmission over 1040-km Standard Single-Mode Fiber; in OFC 2011, paper , JThA035. Los Angeles, USA.2011.03.06-10.Post.
  • 10. Coherent Optical DFT-Spread OFDM in Band-multiplexed Transmissions, in ECOC; 2011, paper We.8.A.6. Geneva, Switzerland,2011.9.18-22.Oral.
  • 11. An Adaptive Forward Error Correction Method for TDM Over Ethernet,IEEE Wireless Communication, Networking and Mobile Computing, 2007
  • 12.Cherenkov polaritonic radiation in a natural hyperbolic material, Carbon 150, 2019.
  • 13. Spatial frequency multiplexed meta-holography and meta-nanoprinting, ACS Nano, 13(8), 9237-9426, (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b03738. 
  • 14. Three ultras; Key Technologies of Optical Transmission, 2014, Optical Communication Research
  • 15. "Overview of the Basic Situation of 5G Development", 2019, Science Press, 66,000 words
  • 16. "Integrated Circuit Industry", 2019, Science Press, 66,000 words
  • 17. Evaluation and Prediction of 5G End-to-End Application Scenarios, Optical Communication Research, 2019,(3): 1-7.
  • 18. Preliminary Study on the Development Trend of 6G Mobile Communication, Optical Communication Research, 2019,(4): 1-7.
  • 19. Preliminary Study on Key Technology Trends of 6G Mobile Communication, Optical Communication Research, 2019,(5): 1-7.
  • 20. "Integrated Circuit Chip Manufacturing Process", 2019, Science Press, 66,000 words
  • 21. Experimental demonstration of indoor interfered visible light communication system employing successive interference concellation;  Chinese Optics Letters 15(5), 2017.
  • 22. Single channel 224 Gbit/s (56-GBaud) PAM-16 transmission using linear digital pre-distortion; Electronics Letters 53(21), 2017.
  • 23. Digital code-division multiplexing channel aggregation for mobile fronthaul architecture with low complexity, Photonics Journal, 2017, PP (99)
  • 24. Design and demonstration of ultra-high-Q silicon microring resonator based on a multi-mode ridge waveguide, Optics Letters 43(7), 2018.
  • 25. Ultralow crosstalk and loss CMOS compatible silicon waveguide star-crossings with arbitrary included angles, ACS Photonics 5(10), 2018.
  • 26. Silicon intensity Mach–Zehnder modulator for single lane 100 Gb/s applications, Photonics Research 6(2), 2018.
  • 27.Spectrally efficient digital mobile fronthaul with discrete cosine transform and multi-band quantization, Optics Letters 43(20), 2018.
  • 28.Digital mobile fronthaul employing enhanced noise shaping based pulse code modulation with nonuniform quantizer, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2018.
  • 29. Ultra-broadband 3dB power splitter based on silicon slot waveguide, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2018.
  • 30. Direct detection of pilot-assisted PAM signals for DCI and metro networks, Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) 2019.
  • 31.Real-time fast polarization tracking based on polarization phase locking least mean square algorithm, Optics Express 27(16), 2019.
  • 32. Joint polarization tracking and equalization in real-time coherent optical receiver, IEEE, Photonics Technology Letters, accepted.
  • 33. Demonstration of polarization-insensitive coherent 56-Gb/s/ λ PAM-4 PON using real-valued Alamouti coding combined with digital pilot, in European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2019.
  • 34. Design and modeling of high efficiency graphene intensity/phase modulator based on ultra-thin silicon strip waveguide, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 37(10), 2019.
  • 35. 32-GS/s 6-bit DAC based on SiGe technology for IM-DD OFDM systems with non-uniform quantization, Optics Express 27(6), 2019.
  • 36. Ultra-broadband, Low Loss and UltraCompact 3dB Power Splitter Based On Y-Branch With Step Waveguide, OptoElecronics and Communication Conference (OECC) 2019.
  • 37. 220 Gbit/s optical PAM4 modulation based on lithium niobate on insulator odulator,2019,ECOC PDP
  • 38. Cost-effective coherent ONU transceiver based on single directly modulated laser, Opt. Express 24 2.177, 12879-12885 (2016)
  • 39. Recent progress in an ultra-high speed, ultra-large capacity, ultra-long distance optical transmission system(Invited Paper). Chinese Optics Letters 12(2016):12-16
  • 40. Visible Light Communication, 2020, Science Press, 90,000 words
  • 41. Industrial Internet, 2019, Science Press, 72,000 words
  • 42. Deep Learning, 2019, Science Press, 86,000 words
  • 43.A new paradigm of future network:network agents and urban agents[J].Optical Communication Research,2018, 210(06):5-14.)
  • 44. Developing the Industrial Internet and Building Industrial Intelligent Twins, Electronic Science & Technology, Issue 1, 2020, 7-14
  • 45. Frontier research of ultra-high-speed ultra-large-capacity and ultra-long-haul optical transmission, Frontiers of Optoelectronics. 2016, 9(2): 123−137, DOI 10.1007/s12200-016-0612-5
  • 46. The Development of Deep Learning Technologies, Springer 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4584-9
  • 47. Network and communication, Springer 2020,https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4596-2
  • 48. Review of the Development of Optical Fiber Communication Technology, Science in China: Information Science, Vol. 50, No. 9, 2020: 1361-1376 

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