Photonics and Display Group

Liquid Crystal Display

Yating Gao

Ph. D. student in Optics


Office: Room 283, CREOL

Phone: (407) 683-5519


University of Central Florida

College of Optics & Photonics: CREOL & FPCE

4000 Central Florida Blvd.

Orlando, Florida 32816-2700





Ph. D. in progress, CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.


Bachelor’s degree in Photic Information Science and Technology, College of physics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China.


Honors & Awards:


CREOL Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Central Florida



First runner-up in USTC Goddess Cup Women’s Basketball Tournament


USTC Outstanding Student Scholarship (Grade one)


IECAS (Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Science) Scholarship



Award for outstanding performance in Chinese Young Physician Tournament


National Scholarship of Honor


Award for outstanding performance in athletic contests


Golden Award in USTC Debate Competition, Best Debater


Leadership & Service:

06/2014 – Present

President of CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association)

09/2013 – Present

Treasurer of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Photonics Society UCF Student Chapter


05/2012 – 10/2012

Volunteer of Hefei Special Education Center

01/2011 – 06/2012

Outreach officer of SIFE (Students In Free Enterprises) USTC Chapter


05/2011 – 10/2011

Volunteer of Hefei Science and Technology Museum

08/2010 – 07/2011

Leader of the united debate team of  College of Physics and Department of Mathematics in USTC

12/2009 – 07/2010

Principal Broadcaster of USTC Campus Broadcast



1.      (Invited paper) Y. Gao, Z. Luo, Z. Zhu, Q. Hong, S. T. Wu, M. C. Li, S. L. Lee, and W. C. Tsai, “A high performance single-domain LCD with wide luminance distribution,” J. Display Technology 11(4), 315-324 (April, 2015).

2.      Z. Luo, S. Xu, Y. Gao, Y. H. Lee, Y. Liu, and S.T. Wu, “Quantum dots enhanced liquid displays,” J. Display Technol. 10, 987-990 (Dec., 2014).

3.      Y. Liu, S. Xu, D. Xu, J. Yan, Y. Gao, and S. T. Wu, “A hysteresis-free polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal,” Liq. Cryst. 41, 1339-1344 (Sept. 2014).



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Useful Links:

Prof. Wu’s Homepage,  IEEE Photonics Society UCF Student Chapter, CREOL,CSSA

Problems regarding this web site should be directed to Yating Gao. Last updated: 07/11/2014.