Prof. Wong Ching-ping, Dean, Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has been elected a foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), in recognition of his remarkable contributions in the field of electronic engineering. The same honour has been bestowed on a few eminent Chinese-American scholars including Pei Ieoh-ming, David Da-i Ho and Yang Tzu-yow.
Professor Wong said, ‘I am greatly honoured to have been elected a foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. I am particularly grateful to my research team and working partners over the years for their ongoing support.’
Professor Wong Ching-ping is a world-renowned scholar in electronic and material engineering, a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He received his BS degree from Purdue University, and his MS and PhD degrees from the Pennsylvania State University. After his doctoral study, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship under Nobel laureate Prof. Henry Taube at Stanford University. He was with AT&T Bell Laboratories for many years and became an AT&T Bell Laboratories Fellow in 1992. Prior to joining CUHK, Prof. Wong was a Regents’ Professor and the Charles Smithgall Institute Endowed Chair at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology.