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Associate Professor


Optical Networks Lab (ONLab)

School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Electrum 229, Isafjordsgatan 22

164 40 Kista, Sweden

Phone: +46 8 790 40 58

Fax: +46 8 790 40 90

Email: jiajiac at



Jiajia Chen received a B.S. degree (2004) in information engineering from Zhejiang University, China, and a Ph.D. degree (2009) in optical networking from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Currently, she is working as Associate Professor in Optical Networks Lab (ONLab) at KTH. She is co-author of over 100 publications in international journals and conferences in the area of optical networking (citation report). Her main research interests are optical transport and interconnect technology supporting future 5G and cloud environment. She has been involved in various European research projects like the European FP7 projects IP-OASE (Integrated Project-Optical Access Seamless Evolution) and IP-DISCUS (Integrated Project-the DIStributed Core for unlimited bandwidth supply for all Users and Services), and EIT-ICT projects (e.g., Mobile backhaul, M2M and Xhaul). Moreover, she is principle investigator/co-principle investigator of several national research projects funded by Swedish Foundation of Strategic Research (SSF) and Swedish Research Council (VR).