Current Group Members

Prof. 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.

Dr. 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.

Longtao Xu - Ph.D. Candidate

Longtao received his BE degree in Electrical Engineering from Shandong University, Jinan China, in 2010. He received his MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2013.

Research interests: RF/Photonics, photonic integrated circuit, fiber optics links.

Jeffrey Rodriguez - M.S. Student

Jeffrey Rodriguez received his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico- Mayaguez in 2015. Mr. Rodriguez is employed by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport where he works with Electronic Warfare Systems. He is currently pursuing his Masters degree with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Research interests: RF/Photonics Integrated Circuit Design and Analog fiber optic links.

Di Li - M.S. Student

Di Li graduated from the Harbin Institute of Technology China in 2012 with the diploma of Bachelor in Communication Engineering. Now he is working on his Masters degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

Research interests: RFIC design , patch antenna design and microwave

Former Group Members

Renyuan(Ryan) Wang

M.S. (2010)
Grasuate Research Assistant
Thesis: InGaAsP Quantum Well Optical Phase Modulator for Integrated Optical Phase-Locked-Loop

Prabhat Baniya

M.S. (2012)
Grasuate Research Assistant
Thesis: Quasi-Chaotic Lidar

Israel Anifowose

B.S. (2010)
Undergrasuate Research Assistant

Phuc Tan Ho

B.S. (2012)
Undergrasuate Research Assistant