Di Che

Dr. Di Che, Marconi Young Scholar

Recognized in 2018

“The Marconi Society Young Scholar award is a wonderful recognition of my work during the past six years in Melbourne, and a precious gift at this turning point of my career. I feel very fortunate to have been selected from among so many outstanding young scholars around the world in the field of photonics and telecommunications. Further, I really appreciate that the Marconi Society offers me such important opportunities to build connections with many academic and industry legends of our field.”

Research Area

Optical fiber transmission systems

Current Position

Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff, Nokia Bell Labs (Holmdel, NJ)


  • PhD, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China

Young Scholar Research

Transform and apply modern digital coherent technologies to the multiple-layer optical transport network aiming to improve the capacity-distance product cost-efficiently

Other Honors

  • 2017 OSA Outstanding Reviewer (The Optical Society)
  • 2015 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship
  • 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

Fun Fact

I made my first visit to Sydney by cycling from Melbourne. It took me 10 days!