Ting Mei is a distinguished professor of School of Physical Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Optical Engineering from Zhejiang University and Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He was the Director of the Institute of Optoelectronic Materials and Technology, South China Normal University and an Associate Professor with tenure in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research is in the fields of nanoplasmonics and optoelectronics. He is a senior member of IEEE and served as Vice President of IEEE-LEOS/Photonics Society Singapore Chapter for 2004 and 2005 and a member of IEEE EDS Optoelectronic Devices Committee since 2014. He is a board member of council China Optical Engineering Society. He chaired/cochaired the 2nd and the 4th OSA topical conferences of Advances in Optoelectronics and Micro/nano-optics (AOM). He is a member of the editorial board of Advanced Photonics.