Yu Rong Zhou .

Title of Talk
High Speed Optics and Transmission Enabling Scalable Bandwidth Growth and New Applications

Yu Rong Zhou is a principal researcher in BT. Since joining BT in 1998, Yu Rong has worked on optical transmission and WDM networks, including submarine system TAT 14 and BT’s 21C network as well as EU research projects. In recent years Yu Rong has been working on emerging high speed transmission and optical networking technologies, she has played a key role in leading edge technology trials and evaluation at 100G and beyond. She has recently also been working on high speed optical networks supporting accurate timing. Yu Rong received her Ph.D. in optical fibre communications from University of Wales in U.K. in 1994. Prior to joining BT, she had post-doctoral research positions in University of Wales and King’s College London, she also worked as a design engineer in Alcatel Submarine Networks. Dr Zhou has published ~70 papers in technical journals and conferences as well as a number of patents.