Qingming Luo
Hainan University, China

Qingming LUO received his B.S. degree in Technical Physics from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, M.S. degree in Optics and Ph.D. in Physicoelectronics and Optoelectronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China. He spent one and a half year as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, working with the late biomedical photonics pioneer Britton Chance. After returning HUST in 1997, he founded the first lab for Biomedical Photonics in China, and became the first Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Photonics recognized by Ministry of Education of China (MoE). Luo’s lab has been approved as the Key Laboratory of Biomedical Photonics of MoE since 2000. He was appointed as the Executive Deputy Director of Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO) in 2007. After more than ten years efforts, WNLO has become a world-famous research center in the field of optics, photonics, and optoelectronics, as well as the core engine of Wuhan Optics Valley of China. Dr. Luo was then appointed by Ministry of Science and Technology of China as the Director of WNLO in 2017. After 11 years serving as the Vice President of HUST, Dr. Luo was appointed by Hainan Province as the President of Hainan University in 2018.

Dr. Luo’s research interests focus on multi-scale optical bioimaging and cross-level information integration. He is an elected Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fellow of The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), The Optical Society (OSA) and Chinese Optical Society (COS). With his leading contributions, the Biomedical Engineering in HUST was rated A+ in the latest 4th round of China Discipline Ranking. Dr. Luo is the elected Chair of Biomedical Engineering Steering Committee for Guidance in Teaching in Higher Educations Institutions 2018-2022 appointed by MoE.