Chee Wei Wong, Sc.D. (brief resume)
Tannas Professor of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Fang Lu Mesoscopic Optics and Quantum Electronics Laboratory

 

 

 

Professor Wong examines ultrafast, precision, and quantum measurements in mesoscopic systems. He serves as a faculty member at the University of California and, prior to that, a tenured faculty member at Columbia University. He is elected a member of the National Academy of Inventors, and a Fellow of APS, IEEE, OSA, ASME and SPIE. He is a recipient of the NIH Early Scientist Trailblazer Award, DARPA Young Faculty Award, NSF CAREER Award, Google Faculty Award and 3M Faculty Award among others. He is also a finalist in the Qualcomm Innovation Award, Maiman Award, and holds the visiting professorship at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Global Foundry visiting professorship at the National University of Singapore. He completed his Doctorate of Science in 2003 in 2.5 years 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 330 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 110+ plenary and invited talks at universities and industry, published 4 book chapters, and has been awarded 26 patents and 7 provisional patents. He has supervised 38 PhD students and research scientists, about half are now in their own professorships including full professors, and sat on 81 PhD thesis committees. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, running and snowboarding.