Jianan Qu
Ph.D, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Fellow, OSA
Fellow, SPIE


Tel: (852) 2358-8541
Fax: (852) 2358-1485 
E-mail: eequ@ust.hk 
Office: Room 2434 



1997 - present:  Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
2007 - 2010:     Director of Postgraduate Programme, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
Summer/2006:  Invited Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland  
Summer/2005:  Visiting Associate Professor, Beckmann Laser Institute and Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, USA 
1995 - 1997:     Staff Scientist, Division of Biophysics and Bioimaging, Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada.  
1991 - 1994:     Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Physics, University of California, Irvine, USA; British Columbia Cancer Research Center, Vancouver, Canada.  
1986 - 1990:     Ph.D in Optics, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Biophotonics; modern optical devices and systems; optical imaging processing; laser spectroscopy; environmental monitoring.


Topical editor,  Optics Letters
Editorial board,  Journal of Biomedical Optics
Editorial board,  International Journal of Optics,
Editorial board,  Chinese Journal of Lasers

Professional affiliation:
Elected Fellow,   The Optical Society of America (OSA)
Elected Fellow,   The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)

Conference organization (major international conferences):
Member of program committee,   Topical Meeting on Biomedical Optics, Optical Society of America, April 29- May 2, 2012, Miami, Florida, USA (2012)
Theme chair,   11th OWLS Optics Within Life Sciences: Optics-based Therapeutics, Diagnostics and Analytics, September 28-30, 2010, Quebec City, Canada (2010)
Member of program committee,   Advanced Medical Imaging Technologies, Conference on Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, San Jose, USA (2009-2017)
Member of international advisory committee,   Optics Within Life Sciences-10, July 2-4, 2008, Singapore (2008)
Member of international program committee,  International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed), Innsbruck, Austria (2004-2006, 2012)
Member of program committee,   Medical and Biological Applications, The Annual Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), IEEE/LEOS (Lasers and Electro-Optics Society) and Optical Society of America, USA (2003-2004, 2011-2012)
Member of executive committee,  European Conference on Biomedical Optics, Munich, Germany (2003)
Member of program committee,   Conference of Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine, Optical Society of America and Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Munich, Germany (2001, 2003)

Referee for scientific journals:
ACS Nano, Advanced Functional Materials, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Optics, Applied Spectroscopy, Biomedical Optics Express, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Journal of Biomedical Optics, Journal of Cancer Detection and Prevention, Journal of Optical Society of America-B, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Nature Commuincations, Optics Letters, Optics Express, Photochemistry and Photobiology, PLOS ONE, Scientific Reports, Theranostics

Selected Publications (peer-reviewed journals)

  Representative invited talks (selected from over 40 invited talks and lectures)