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Dr Qiang Wu

Associate Professor

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Qiang Wu

Dr. Qiang Wu is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering, Northumbria University at Newcastle. He is also an adjunct professor in Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Before joining Northumbria University, he was a Stokes Lecturer with the Photonics Research Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland.

He was a Senior Research Associate with the Optoelectronics Research Centre, City University of Hong Kong, from 2004 to 2006, where he was involved in research on polymer optical waveguides. He was a Research Associate with the Applied Optics and Photonics Group, Heriot-Watt University, from 2006 to 2008, where he was involved in research on laser joining in micromanufacturing. He is a committee member of Holography and Optical Information Processing committee, The Chinese Optical Society. He is an Editorial Board member of Scientific Reports (Nature Group, 2016 Impact Factor 4.259) and Associate Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal (2016 Impact Factor 2.512).

His current research interest lies in Photonics including the design and fabrication of fibre Bragg grating devices for sensing and optical communications; hetero-core fibre structures for novel fibre optical couplers and sensors; nonlinear effects in photonic crystal fibre, microsphere, nanofibres, visible light communication and its application for sensing, and surface plasmon resonant for highly integrated nanophotonics devices and their applications for biosensing. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 articles in academic journals and international conferences and holds three patents. He has been highlighted and interviewed by the journal Electronics Letters with the objective of understanding the background and rationale for his research on singlemode-multimode-singlemode fibre structures.

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Room E409
Ellison Building
Northumberland Road
NE1 8ST

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  • (3-Aminopropyl) triethoxysilane-based immobilization of Pt/WO3 on a microfiber sensor for high sensitivity hydrogen sensing, Gao, Q., Liu, B., Hu, Y., Liu, J., Wan, S., Wu, T., He, X., Lu, P., Yuan, J., Ma, R., Ghassemlooy, F., Farrell, G., Wu, Q. 15 Oct 2023, In: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
  • Acoustofluidic Patterning in Glass Capillaries Using Travelling Acoustic waves based on Thin Film Flexible Platform, Wang, Q., Maramizonouz, S., Stringer Martin, M., Zhang, J., Ong, H., Liu, Q., Yang, X., Rahmati, M., Torun, H., Ng, W., Wu, Q., Binns, R., Fu, Y. 3 Sep 2023, In: Ultrasonics
  • A label-free fiber ring laser biosensor for ultrahigh sensitivity detection of Salmonella Typhimurium, Qiu, S., Liu, B., Leng, Y., Fox, E., Zhou, X., Yan, B., Sang, X., Long, K., Fu, Y., He, X., Yuan, J., Farrell, G., Wu, Q. 15 Aug 2023, In: Biosensors and Bioelectronics
  • All-optical non-resonant photoacoustic spectroscopy for multicomponent gas detection based on aseismic photoacoustic cell, Fu, L., Lu, P., Pan, Y., Zhong, Y., Sima, C., Wu, Q., Zhang, J., Cui, L., Liu, D. 9 Nov 2023, In: Photoacoustics
  • A novel mid-infrared hollow waveguide gas sensor for measuring water vapor isotope ratios in the atmosphere, Liu, Y., Wu, T., Wu, Q., Chen, W., Ye, C., Wang, M., He, X. 15 Jan 2023, In: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
  • A review of microstructured optical fibers for sensing applications, Xue, P., Liu, Q., Lu, S., Xia, Y., Wu, Q., Fu, Y. 1 May 2023, In: Optical Fiber Technology
  • A Sensor With Coating Pt/WO Powder With an Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier to Detect the Hydrogen Concentration, Liu, J., Chu, L., Liu, B., Liu, J., Hu, Y., He, X., Yuan, J., Zhou, Y., Liu, D., Ghassemlooy, Z., Martin, J., Fu, Y., Wu, Q. 1 Jan 2023, In: IEEE Sensors Journal
  • Cardiac Troponin I Detection using Gold/Cerium-Oxide Nanoparticles assisted Hetro-Core Fiber Structure, Wang, Y., Singh, R., Li, M., Min, R., Wu, Q., Kaushik, B., Jha, R., Zhang, B., Kumar, S. 3 Apr 2023, In: IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience
  • Composite Fabry–Perot interferometric gas pressure and temperature sensor utilizing four hole fiber with sensitivity boosted by high-order harmonic Vernier effect, Chen, L., Tian, J., Wu, Q., Li, J., Yao, Y., Wang, J. 17 Jul 2023, In: Optics Express
  • Demonstration of a Rayleigh-Brillouin scattering spectrometer with high spectral resolution for rapid gas temperature detection, Yan, H., Wu, T., Pi, S., Wu, Q., Ye, C., He, X. 24 Oct 2023, In: Optics Letters

  • Haili Ma Bacterial cellulose as functional material for novel optical fibre biosensor Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Adeel Faruq Skin patch biosensor for biomarkers’ measurement Start Date: 01/10/2023
  • Rahul Kumar High sensitivity micro/nano singlemode-multimode-singlemode fibre sensors Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 11/06/2019

  • Technologies PhD June 30 2004
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016


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