Professor Shen Deyuan received the Ph.D. degree in physics from Shandong University, P.R. China in 1996. He subsequently joined the Institute for Laser Science, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan, as a post-doctoral research fellow. From 2000 to 2002, he worked with the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, He joined the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC), University of Southampton, Southampton U.K., in 2002, promoted to Senior Research Fellow in 2005. His current research interests include high power fiber lasers and amplifiers, ceramic lasers, nonlinear fiber optics and laser applications. He has authored or coauthored over 200 papers published in scientific journals and conference proceedings.
Professor Shen was the dean of the School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Jiangsu Normal University from 2011-2018, and has been Director of the Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Laser Technology and Emerging Industry since 2013.