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Faculty

About Images

Andrew W. Poon received his B.A. degree (with Hons.) in Physics from The University of Chicago, Illinois, in 1995, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut in 1998 and 2001, respectively. In 2001, he joined the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as an Assistant Professor. He is currently a Professor and Director of the Nanosystem Fabrication Facility (NFF). He has authored or coauthored 180 papers in journals and international conferences, co-authored three book chapters, co-edited one book and awarded two patents. He has served as the chair of The IEEE Photonics Society, Hong Kong Chapter (2008–2009). During his second-term tenure, the Hong Kong Chapter was awarded the Society “Chapter of the Year” Award 2009. He has served on and chaired various technical program committees of international conferences, and as a guest editor of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. He is currently a Senior Editor and an Associate Editor of the IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. His current research interest includes silicon photonics, heterogeneous integrated III-V-on-silicon photonics, optical microresonators, on-chip optical interconnects, integrated nonlinear and quantum photonics, optical manipulation of particles/cells and biosensing.

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Postgraduates

Kaiyi Wu Kay

She received her B.S. degree in Optical Information Science and Technology from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2015. She is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Bo Xue Tan

He received his B.Sc. (with Hons.) degree in Physics from National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2016. He is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Jiayang Li

He received his B.E. degree in Optoelectronic Science and Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 2018. He is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Ching Chi Kwan Judy

She received her B.ASc. degree in Nanotechnology Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2013. She is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Qianni Zhang Victoria

She received her B.E. in Integrated Circuit Design and Integration System and M.E. degree in Microelectronics and Solid Electronics from Xidian University, China, in 2016 and 2019, respectively. She is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Mingle Tian

He received his B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2019. He is now studying for the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Chun Wai Tsang

He received his B.S. degree in electronic engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2019. He is now studying for the M.Phil. degree in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Undergraduates

Zili Tang

She joined the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, in 2016. She is now studying in PDL as an FYP student.