Fan Li (Member, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in communication engineering and the Ph.D. degree in optical communication from Hunan University, Changsha, China, in 2008 and 2014, respectively. From 2012 to 2014, he was a Research Assistant with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Research Engineer with Optical Transmission Lab., ZTE TX, Morristown, NJ, USA. Since 2016, he has been an Associate Professor with the School of Electronics and Information Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is the author of one book, more than 100 journal and conference papers, and five patents. His research interests include high speed coherent optical transmission, optical OFDM, fiber wireless integration, and optical interconnection. He is a member of the OSA. He is serving as an Associate Editor for Optical Fiber Technology and Optics Express.