Xiang Liu is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. He received his Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Cornell University. He received his Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Cornell University. His doctoral work was on ultrafast optics and nonlinear optics. His work contributed to the first observation of optical spatiotemporal solitons. Since joining Bell Labs in 2000, Xiang has been primarily working on high-speed optical communication technologies including advanced modulation formats, coherent detection schemes, and fiber nonlinear impairment mitigation. Recently he was recognized as a core member of the “100Gb/s Coherent (Long Haul – High Capacity WDM Interface) Team” that was awarded the 2010 Bell Labs President’s Award.
Dr. Liu has authored/coauthored more than 230 journal and conference papers, with over 1,600 citations and a H-index of over 25. He holds over 45 US patents. Dr. Liu is a Fellow of the OSA and an Associated Editor of Optics Express. He has served or is serving in the technical committees of various conferences such as OFC, ACP, FiO, and OSA Summer Topical Meetings.