Chee Wei Wong, Sc.D. (brief resume)
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Fang Lu Mesoscopic Optics and Quantum Electronics
Professor Wong examines ultrafast, precision, and quantum measurements in mesoscopic systems. He is a faculty member at the University of California and, prior to that, a tenured faculty member at Columbia University. He is elected a Fellow of multiple societies, and is recipient of DARPA Young Faculty Award, NSF CAREER Award, Google Faculty Award and 3M Faculty Award among others. He received the Doctorate of Science in 2003 and the Masters of Science in 2001, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1996 to 1999, he completed his double degree, B.Sc. with highest distinction and B.A. with highest distinction, both from the University of California at Berkeley.
His work has appeared in more than 270 journals and conferences, including Nature, Science Advances, Physical Review Letters, Nature Physics, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Nature - Light: Science & Applications series amongst others. He delivered 100+ plenary and invited talks at universities and industry, published 4 book chapters, and has been awarded 19 patents and 9 provisional patents. He has supervised 27 PhD students and research scientists, more than half are now in their own professorships including full professors, and sat on 68 PhD thesis committees. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, running and snowboarding.