Prof. Chengbo Mou received the B.Eng. degree from Tianjin University, China, in 2004, the M.Sc. degree the University of St Andrews, U.K., in 2005, and the Ph.D. degree in photonics from Aston University, U.K., in 2012. He has been investigating the design and fabrication of novel fiber grating devices and their applications in fiber lasers and sensors, novel material-based mode locked fiber lasers, polarization dynamics of fiber lasers. He has authored or co-authored over 100 papers in international journals and conferences. Prof. Mou is now with the Key Laboratory of Specialty Fiber Optics and Optical Access Networks at Shanghai University, China. He was a recipient of Young Eastern Scholar Fellowship from Shanghai in 2015 and a recipient of Young Thousand Talent Plan Award from China.