Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Ghang-Ho Lee

Dr. Ghang-Ho Lee

Associate Professor
 OCNL 309
Campus Zip: 888 
Phone: (530) 898-4958 
E-mail: ghlee@csuchico.edu
Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette
Communication Systems, Electromagnetics, Ultrafast Optics, Fiber Optics

  • Education

    Aug 2006         Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering,                                                                     
                                     Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

  • Experience

    2011 – Current   Associate Professor,                 California State University, Chico, CA

    2007 – 2011       Sr. Design Engineer,                 Finisar Corp., Sunnyvale, CA 

    2006 – 2007       Sr. Optical Design Engineer,     Avanex Corp. (former division of Corning Inc.), NY

    1997 – 2002       R&D Engineer,                          Samsung Electronics, Seoul (Suwon), Korea

  • Research and Grants


    Telecommunication system design, Optical communication transceiver design, Wireless communication system design, High speed optical signal processing, Ultrafast optics, Fiber optics.


    Research, Scholarly & Creative Activities (RSCA) Grant Program for 2017 – 2018 Academic Year, $5,975.96, RESP, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO [2017].

    ECC Equipment Funding Award for 2014 – 2015 Academic Year, $120,000, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) Office, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO [2014].

    Research Foundation Scholar Award for 2013 Summer Research, $2,500, RESP, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHICO [2013].

  • Recent Publications

    Related Publications

    * David Silveira, Wimansha Wijekoon, and Ghang-Ho Lee, "An optical wireless communication system deploying active high‐pass pre‐emphasis circuit for high speed application", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 61 pp. 1132-1137. 2019  doi: 10.1002/mop.31651

    * David Silveira, Wimansha Wijekoon, and Ghang-Ho Lee, “Demonstration of an Optical Wireless Communication Link with Pre-emphasis Circuit for High Speed Application,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 60, pp. 2613-2618. 2018 doi: 10.1002/mop.31491

    * [CSU-Chico Student Research] Wei Lu, Alejandro Velazquez and Ghang-Ho Lee, “Demonstration of a Noble All Optical D-type Flip Flop System for High Speed Data Processing”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 59, No. 5, May 2017

    * Junhyuk Choi, Ghang-Ho Lee, Taekook Kim, Yeongjun Kim and Jinwoo Park, “All Optical Packet Buffer System Based on Controllable-Delay Recirculating Loop”, Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol.56, No.9, pp2058-2061, Sep 2014

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Zhi Jiang, Shijun Xiao, and Andrew M. Weiner, "1700 ps/nm tunable dispersion compensation for 10-Gbps RZ lightwave transmission" Electron. Lett., vol. 42, no. 13, pp 768-769, 2006.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Shijun Xiao, and Andrew M. Weiner, "DWDM-capable Dispersion Compensator with >4000 ps/nm Tuning Range using a Virtually Imaged Phased Array (VIPA) and Spatial Light Modulator (SLM)," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol.18, pp 1819-1821, 2006.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Andrew M. Weiner, "Programmable Optical Pulse Burst Manipulation using a Virtually Imaged Phased Array (VIPA) based Fourier Transform Pulse Shaper," IEEE Journ. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 23, no. 11, pp3916-3923, Nov, 2005.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Jintae Yu, and Jinwoo Park, "Optimum Channel Allocation Scheme to Suppress FWM Effects in Optical FDM Transmission Systems," Journ. of KICS (The Korean Institute of Communication Sciences), vol.23, no.2, 1998.

    Related Conference Papers and Invited Seminar

    * [Invited Seminar] Ghang-Ho Lee, “fs Pulse Manipulation and Applications”, Sensor System Research Center, National Agenda Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea, July 2, 2013.

    * [Invited Seminar] Ghang-Ho Lee, “Current Trends in Optical Transceivers and Transponders”, Photonic Fusion System Research Center, Korea Photonics Technology Institute (KOPTI), Gwangju, Korea, July 16, 2013.

    * [Invited Seminar] Ghang-Ho Lee, "Communication Systems and Fiber Optics," 25th Communication Laboratory Seminar Series, July, 2012, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Shijun Xiao, and Andrew M. Weiner, "Programmable, polarization-independent, and DWDM-capable chromatic dispersion compensator using a virtually-imaged phased-array and spatial light modulator," OThE5, OFC 2006, Anaheim, CA, USA.

    * Byung-Hoon Kim, Ghang-Ho Lee, et al., "Transmission of 2.5 Gbps Signals over 640 km using 16 Channel Full Add/Drop WDM System," APCC/OECC 1999, Beijing, China.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Sang-Rok Lee, and Jinwoo Park, "Non-Uniform Channel Allocation Algorithm to Minimize Fiber Nonlinearities in Optical FDM Systems," Photonics Conference, Kangwon, Korea, 1996.

    Ghang-Ho Lee, Sang-Rok Lee, and Jinwoo Park, "Non-Uniform Channel Spacing Scheme to Reduce FWM in Optical FDM Systems," KICS Conference, Suwon, Korea, 1996.

    Related Patents

    * Continuously Tunable Optical Dispersion Compensation Synthesizers Using Cascaded Etalons (US Patent 8,213,073, US Patent Office, 2012)

    * Continuous Tuning For Optical Dispersion Compensation Synthesizers Using Cascaded Etalons (EP 2053432, European Patent Office, 2009)

    * Destination Oriented WDM Packet Transmission Scheme to Reduce Wavelength Usage (10-2001-0076696, Korea Patent Office, 2001)

    Optical Performance Monitoring Scheme for Wavelength Division Multiplexing Optical Transmission System (10-1999-0018865, Korea Patent Office, 1999)

  • Awards and Affiliations

    Awards and Honors

    Korea Government Fellowships for Pursuing Ph.D. Degree, MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION, KOREA [2002 ~ 2006].

    Graduate Research Assistantship, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, Indiana [2002 ~ 2006].

    Graduate Scholarship for Pursuing M.S. Degree, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, KOREA [1995 ~ 1997].

    Professional Activities

    PanelistNSF (National Science Foundation) division of ECCS (Electrical, Communications, and Cyber Systems) in directorate for ENG (Engineering) grant proposal review panel member.

    Participant, in Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Assessment Program Workshop – “ABET : Fundamentals of Program Assessment 2013” in Seattle, WA

    ReviewerNSF (National Science Foundation) grant proposal reviewer.

    ReviewerIEEE Photonics Society (formerly LEOS)

    Editor, The Journal of KICS (Korea Information and Communications Society), Communications Theory and Systems.

    Visiting Scholar, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

    Technical Consultant, KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), Seoul, Korea.

    MemberIEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

    MemberIEEE Photonics Society (formerly LEOS)

    MemberOSA (Optical Society of America)

    MemberKICS (Korea Information and Communications Society)