Wai-Chi Fang serves currently as the TSMC Distinguished Chair Professor of National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. He works also as a Senior Engineer and Manager of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology. Dr. Fang has published more than 80 journal and conference papers in his area of interests. He is the recipient of 1995 IEEE VLSI Transactions Best Paper Award. He holds seven US patents and thirteen NASA new technologies. He is the recipient of NASA Certificates of Recognition for these creative technical innovations. He won the NASA Space Act award in 2002 and 2003. His inventions on advanced computing engines and data compression systems are used in space missions. Dr. Fang is an Adjunct Professor of the National Chiao-Tung University and was on the adjunct faculty of the University of Southern California. He is an IEEE Fellow and also an international leader in professional societies. In administration area, he is an Elected Governor of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) (2004-2006 and 2007-2009). He is a Member of the Administration Committee of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2007-2008). He also serves as an Officer of IEEE Systems Council as the Vice President with an additional duty as the Chairman of Transnational and Liaison Committee. He was an elected Governor of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2003-2008) and an AdCom member of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council. He was the Chairman of IEEE CASS Technical Committee on Nanoelectronics and Gigascale Systems. He served as Associated Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Systems (1997-1998), IEEE CASS Circuit and Device Magazine (1999-2000), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2000-2001), and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (2002-2003). He was the General Chairman of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing.
Biography Updated on 5 September 2011