Professor Xinliang Zhang received the B.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, in 1992 and 2001. He became a full professor of School of Optical and Electronic Information, HUST in 2004, and now he is also a full professor of Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics(WNLO). Currently, he is the dean of School of Optical and Electronic Information, HUST, and also the director of Division of Optoelectronic Devices and Integration (OEDI) in WNLO. He is the head of research group “Photonic Interconnection and Information Processing:Devices and Subsystems”. His research areas cover semiconductor optoelectronic devices for optical interconnection and optical signal processing. He has over 160 publications in prestigious international journals and conferences, including over 80 IEEE Letters / Journals, Optics Letters or Optics Express papers and 16 OFC/ECOC papers. He holds 6 Chinese patents with 4 Chinese patents pending. He is a member of IEEE and also a member of OSA.