W. C. H. Choy

University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

User Biography : Prof W. C. H. Choy Wallace C. H. Choy received his PhD Degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Surrey, UK. His work at Surrey was supported by the Croucher Foundation Scholarship. He then joined National Research Council of Canada as a member of research staff to work on optical device structures of polarization independent optical amplifiers and modulators. He joined with Fujitsu at San Jose, US in 2001 to develop real-time wavelength tunable lasers and optical transmitter modules. He is now an Assistant Professor of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). His current research interests are concerned with organic optoelectronic devices and nano-material devices. Dr. Choy has published over 75 internationally technical journal papers, contributed to two book chapters, US and China patents. He was the recipient of the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship and the Croucher Foundation Fellowship. He received Outstanding Achievement Award from National Research Council of Canada in 2001 and overseas visiting fellowship from HKU to take a sabbatical in George Malliaras's Group, Cornell University in 2008 and visit Prof. Y. Yang, UCLA in the summer of 2009 to conduct research in polymer solar cells and LEDs. He has been serving a technical consultant of HK-Ulvac (a member of stock-listed Ulvac Corp) since 2005. He has delivered invited talks and served as a committee member in internationally industrial and academic conferences organized by various organizations such as IEEE, OSA and Plastic Electronics Foundation. He is now a senior member of IEEE.

Biography Updated on 17 February 2011

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