Dr. Ir. Yunfeng Nie (03-07-1988) is a full-time researcher at the Faculty of Engineering of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) since 2014. She obtained her B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Science and Technology of China (VUB) and M.Sc. Degree in Optical Engineering from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). Yunfeng pursued her Ph.D. degree in the topic of ‘advanced freeform optical imaging system’ in VUB under EU’s FP7 Marie Curie Programme ‘ ADOPSYS ’ with exchanges in LPI company (Spain) and FSU university(Germany). She has been very active in freeform optical design algorithms, imaging spectrometers and biomedical imaging for more than 10 years.