Xiang Liu is chief optical standards expert at Huawei Technologies. He has more than 20 years of working experience in the optical communication industry. He had served as Vice President for Optical Transport and Access at Futurewei Technologies, focusing on optical technologies, standards, and industry development for optical transport and access networks. Before joining Futurewei, he had been with Bell Labs working on high-speed optical transmission technologies for 14 years. He has authored over 350 publications and holds over 100 US patents.
Xiang received the Ph.D. degree in applied physics from Cornell University in 2000. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the OSA, a Deputy Editor of Optics Express, an Advisory Board member of NGOF, and a steering committee member of ACP. Xiang has served as a Technical Program Co-Chair of OFC 2016, and a General Co-Chair of OFC 2018.