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Yifei Yu

Yifei Yu

PhD Student

Room ISO-32
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street

Cambridge , Cambs CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 766683


Yifei Yu obtained her Bachelor's degree of Electronics and Communications Engineering in the University of Bristol in 2011 with a First Class Honors. After her undergraduate study, she got her Mphil by research degree in the University of Cambridge in the subject of MEMS, based at Nanoscience Center. She joined the Geotechnical & Environmental Engineering Research Group at the University of Cambridge in January 2013 as a PhD student.  She is a member of Newnham College.

Research Interests

This project aims to develop a miniaturized and low-cost fibre optic sensor analyser.

Brillouin scattering in optical fibre describes the interaction of an electro-magnetic field (photon) with a characteristic density variation of the fibre.