BS in Applied Physics and Bachelor of Economics in Management from Tsinghua Univ., China in 1997;
PhD in Electrical Engineering from Univ. of Southern California (USC), USA in 2005.
His research focuses on integrated electro-optical devices, optical interconnects, fiber-optical devices and subsystems, fiber sensors, and high-speed optical fiber communication systems and networks.
Dr. Yu has authored/co-authored 5 book chapters and over 150 research papers on the peer reviewed journals and the prestigious conferences (including 10+ invited papers, such as in OFC2012 in USA, OECC2011 in Taiwan, and OECC2010 in Japan).Selected Publications of Dr. Changyuan YU:
 S. Zhang, P. Y. Kam, C. Yu, and J. Chen, "Decision-aided carrier phase estimation for coherent optical communications", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 28, no. 11, pp. 1597-1607, June 2010
 S. Zhang, P.Y. Kam, C. Yu, and J. Chen, "Laser linewidth tolerance of decision-aided maximum likelihood phase estimation in coherent optical M-ary PSK and QAM systems", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 21, no. 15, pp. 1075-1077, August 2009
 S. Zhang, P.Y. Kam, J. Chen, and C. Yu, "Decision-aided maximum likelihood detection in coherent optical phase-shift-keying system", Optics Express, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 703-715, January 2009
 C. Yu, T. Luo, L. Zhang, and A.E. Willner, "Data Pulse Distortion Induced by a Slow Light Tunable Delay Line in Optical Fiber", Optics Letters, Optics Letters, vol. 32, pp. 20-22, January 2007
 C. Yu, Z. Pan, T. Luo, Y. Wang, L. Christen, and A.E. Willner, "Beyond 40-GHz Return-to-Zero Optical Pulse Train Generation Using a Phase Modulator and Polarization -Maintaining Fiber", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 19, pp. 42-44, January 2007
 C. Yu, T. Luo, B. Zhang, Z. Pan, M. Adler, Y. Wang, J.E. McGeehan, and A.E. Willner, "Wavelength-Shift-Free 3R Regenerator for 40-Gbit/s RZ System by Optical Parametric Amplification in Fiber", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, pp. 2569-2571, December 2006
 C. Yu, L. Christen, T. Luo, Y. Wang, Z. Pan, L.-S. Yan, and A.E. Willner, "All-optical XOR gate using polarization rotation in single highly–nonlinear fiber", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, pp. 1232-1234, June 2005
 C. Yu, L.-S. Yan, T. Luo, Y. Wang, Z. Pan, and A.E. Willner, "Width-tunable optical RZ pulse train generation based on four-wave mixing in highly-nonlinear fiber", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, pp. 636-638, March 2005
 C. Yu, Z. Pan, Y. Wang, Y.W. Song, D. Gurkan, M.C. Hauer, D. Starodubov and A.E. Willner, "Polarization-insensitive all-optical wavelength conversion using dispersion-shifted fiber with a fiber Bragg grating and a Faraday rotator mirror", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, pp. 1906 – 1908, August 2004
 C. Yu, Q. Yu, Z. Pan, A.B. Sahin, and A.E. Willner, "Optically compensating the PMD-induced RF power fading for single-sideband subcarrier-multiplexed systems", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, pp. 341 –343, January 2004