Feng obtained his BSc degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China (2009). During his undergraduate degree, he gained industrial experience with an internship in China Network Communications Corporation, and was a research assistant in the PCN&CAD research group in the School of Electronic Engineering, BUPT. After his undergraduate degree, he joined the CMMPE group as a PhD student, and his research attempts to build an indoor optical wireless communication system with specially designed laser and holographic techniques. Feng then stayed on as a Posdoctoral researcher on the COMIMO project investigating new ways of holographically exploiting the bandwidth of multimode fibres. He is an alumnus of Fitzwilliam College.