Chubing Peng was born in China, in 1964. He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics, both from Department of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China, in 1986 and 1992, respectively. From 1992 to 1996, he served as an Assistant Professor at the same university. In 1994-1996, he became a Visiting Scholar at Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea. From 1996 to 2002, he worked as an Associate Research Professor at Optical Sciences Center, the University of Arizona, USA. Since 2002, he joined Seagate Technology, first joined in Seagate Research in Pittsburgh, Pa, USA, as a Research Staff Member and then moved to Seagate Recording Heads Organization in Bloomington, Minn, USA, as a Principal Engineer. He is mainly interested in optical data storage, near-field optics, plasmonics, nano-optics, and currently, he works on the heat-assisted magnetic recording. In 1994, he received Seagate Outstanding Technical Innovation and Accomplishment Award; in 2007, he received INSIC (Information Storage Industry Consortium) Technical Achievement Award (2007) for pioneering work in the development of the miniature planar solid immersion mirror (PSIM) in the INSIC HAMR ATP Research Program in heat-assisted magnetic recording for future hard disk technology.
Biography Updated on 28 August 2011