Wei Jin holds the position of Chair Professor of Photonic Instrumentation at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He obtained BEng from Beihang University and PhD from University of Strathclyde, UK. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Strathclyde University before joining PolyU as Assistant Professor in 1996. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998 and Professor in 2003. He has published over 300 Journal papers and successfully supervised 30 PhDs.
He received PolyU President Awards (twice) for Outstanding Performance in Research, PolyU Outstanding Professional Service and Innovation Award for technology transfer, NSFC Distinguished Oversea Young Scholar Award, MOE Chiang Jiang Chair Professor Award, and 2020 China’s Top Ten Optical Breakthroughs in the applied research category. He is a Fellow of Optica and a director of Chinese Optical Society. He was the Co-Chair of the 25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS-25) and the Technical Chair of OFS-22.