Latest News and Update


  1. 2021 September: My previous visiting student Dr Zhengguang Gao published the joint work on Deep Reinforcement Learning based BBU placement and Routing in the Journal of Lightwave Technology. Further information

  2. A joint work published May 24 2021 in Scientific Reports, co-authored with UCL and Cambridage researchers, demonstrate the successful abstraction of an installed optical network, a technique that has the potential to transform how networks are intelligently controlled and managed in the future. Link

  3. Mr Ruizhi Yang got his first paper accepted at Applied Science Special Issue: New Trends in Optical Networks as the first author. Check the detail

  4. Mr Paurakh Paudyal contributed to the latest accepted paper which explors the possible solution for ML deployment in optical networks. Check the detail

Invited talks


  1. On Aug 24, Dr Shuangyi Yan delivered an invited talk with a title: “Machine Learning Applications for 5G and Beyond” in ICOCN 2021 (

  2. Dr Shuangyi Yan delivered an tutorial talk (Title: Machine Learning Application In Future Optical Networks) in Machine Learning Photonics school ( in Mar 16, 2021.


  1. ACP 2020: October 2020, Dr Shuangyi Yan delivered an invited talk at ACP 2020 about the deployment requirements of ML applications in optical networks. Check the detail

  2. ICTON 2020: July 2020, Dr Shuangyi Yan delivered an invited talk at ICTON 2020 about programmable ROADM for MCF-based Multi-dimensional networks. Check the detail


  1. As a co-editor, Dr Shuangyi Yan is organising a special issue with the title: Machine Learning in the Era of Computing and Network Integration. Submission deadline: July 31 2021 Check the detail