Kang Li

  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science
  • Uwch Gymrawd Ymchwil
  • Cyfadran Cyfrifiadureg, Peirianneg a Gwyddoniaeth
Kang Li

About Me

Dr Kang has more than 10 years’ experience of working in laser technology, optical design, nonlinear optics, fiber laser, optical imaging, and UV laser lithography. He has an extensive publication (>50) and patent portfolio (>10) generated during his extensive career working at Swansea University and University of South Wales.  Currently he is a senior research fellow in WORIC in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science. His current research focus is on high power laser (solid, semiconductor, and fiber laser etc.) and their application for industrial, biomedical, and telecommunication. 

A list of my publications is via pure profile link:[pure]https://pure.southwales.ac.uk/en/persons/kang-li(704a72ae-1820-466b-8df2-5ce9f51cd550).html

Skills And Qualifications

  • Strong experimental investigation including design, method and problem solving.
  • Extensive experience of characterization of optoelectronics device
  • Optical Design using ZEMAX
  • Nanophotonics design (waveguide, coupler, SPP filter etc)


  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis


  • Database handling and statistical packages including programming in Matlab, and OriginPro 8.

Publications And Past Projects

  • £5m European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project of Investigated and analyzed the achievable Four Wave Mixing (FWM) efficiency within the polarization insensitive SOA-based wavelength conversion scheme.
  • DTI Project of Intra-cavity Frequency Doubling of An Edge-emitting Diode Laser With A Periodically Poled LiNbO3 Crystal, and DTI Project of HIGH EFFICIENCY LASER PROJECTION SYSTEMS (HELPS)
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme KTP1000901: Design the novel compact LED light multiplexer.
  • Carbon Trust project of Theoretical and experimental research in new robust OLED lighting
  • A4B (academic for business) project: Proof of Concept for a Novel All-Optical Wavelength Conversion Technology for Next Generation Networks
  • Proof of Concept for a Novel All-Optical Wavelength Conversion Technology for Next Generation Network Welsh, ERDF A4B.
  • Novel concepts for free space communications to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle,EADS Foundation, Wales.