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



Professor Wong advances the control of photons in mesoscopic systems, involving nonlinear, ultrafast, quantum and precision measurements. He is a recipient of the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2007, the NSF CAREER Award in 2008, the 3M Faculty Award in 2009, and elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2013, and Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2014. He is a member of the UCLA faculty since 2014 and, prior to that, a tenured faculty at Columbia University. He received his Sc.D. in 2003 and his S.M. in 2001, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1999 to 1996 he completed his double degree, B. Sc. highest honors and B. A. highest honors, both at the University of California at Berkeley.

Since 2003, he has published 4 book chapters, 100+ journal papers and 140+ conference articles, and delivered 80+ invited talks at universities and industry. He has been awarded 17 patents and has 7 provisional patents currently. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, running and snowboarding. His work has appeared in Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Photonics, Nature Communications, Science Advances, Physical Review Letters, Nature: Scientific Reports, Nano Letters, amongst others.