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Yuqiang Ding

Yuqiang Ding (丁玉强)
Ph.D. Candidate
CREOL, University of Central Florida
Office: Room 290, CREOL
Email: yuqiang_ding@knights.ucf.edu
Phone: (407) 409-3289

Greetings! I'm a 2nd year Ph.D. student under the supervision of Prof. Shin-Tson Wu at CREOL, University of Central Florida.

My current research interests include novel liquid crystal optical elements and optical system design in AR/VR displays.


Year Title Where
08/2021-Present Ph. D. in Optics CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
09/2017-06/2021 B. S. in Optics School of Information and Science Engineering, Shandong University, Qingdao, Shandong, China


  1. Z. Luo, Y. Ding, Y. Rao, and S. T. Wu, “High-efficiency folded optics for near-eye displays,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 31, xxx (Accepted, 2023). DOI: 10.1002/jsid.1207
  2. Y. Ding, Y. Li, Q. Yang, and S. T. Wu, “Design optimization of polarization volume gratings for full-color waveguide-based AR displays,” J. Soc. Inf. Disp. 31, xxx (Accepted, 2023). DOI: 10.1002/jsid.1206
  3. Q. Yang, Y. Li, Y. Ding and S. T. Wu, “ Compact foveated AR displays with polarization selective planar lenses,” ACS Appl. Opt. Mater. (2023). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaom.2c00203
  4. Y. Ding, F. Ding, and X. Hu, "Exploring the gap between thermal operations and enhanced thermal operations.," Physical Review A 103.5 (2021): 052214. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.103.052214

Conference Proceedings

Honors & Awards

Year Award
04/2023 SID Distinguished Paper Award
08/2021 ORC Doctoral Fellowship, University of Central Florida
10/2020 National Inspirational scholarship of China
10/2019 National scholarship of China

Leadership & Service

Year Position
2023-Now President of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch
2022-2023 Treasurer of Society for Information Display (SID) UCF Student Branch