Xianming Qing was born in May 1965, China. He received the B. Eng. degree in electromagnetic field engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Sichuan, China, in 1985, and the Dr. Eng. from Chiba University, Chiba, Japan, in 2010. During 1987–1996, Dr. Qing worked at UESTC for teaching and researching and was appointed as a Lecturer in 1990 and an Associate Professor in 1995. He joined the Physics Department, National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1997 as a Research Scientist, where he focused on study of high-temperature superconductor (HTS) microwave devices. Since 1998, he worked at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R, formerly known as CWC and ICR), Singapore. He is currently holding the position of a Research Scientist and the Leader of Antenna group under the RF and Optical Department. His main research interests are antenna design and characterization for wireless applications. In particular, his current focus is on small and broadband antennas/arrays for wireless systems, such as ultra-wideband (UWB) systems, radio frequency identification (RFID) systems and medical imaging systems, microwave, millimeter wave (mmW), submillimeter wave (submmW), and THz imaging systems. Since 1991, Dr. Qing has authored and coauthored over 70 technical papers, published in international journals or presented at international conferences, and 5 book chapters. He received six awards of advancement of science and technology in China and is also the recipient of the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2006, Singapore. Moreover, he is holding 8 granted and filed patents.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2010