Dalhousie University, CanadaYuan Ma is an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Dalhousie University. She received her Bachelor and M.Eng. degrees in Applied Physics from Southeast University, P.R. China in 1991 and 1994; and her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Microelectronics from University of Alberta in 1997 and 2002. From November 2000 to June 2006, she worked as a research scientist at JDS Uniphase (Ottawa).