Keang-Po Ho

Silicon Image, USA


Keang-Po Ho received his BS degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1991, and the MS and PhD degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, Calif, USA, in 1993 and 1995, respectively, all in electrical engineering. He performed research in the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY, USA, on all optical networks in the summer of 1994. He was a Research Scientist with Bellcore, currently the Telcordia Technologies, Red Bank, NJ, USA, from 1995 to 1997, conducted research on optical networking, high-speed lightwave systems, and broadband access. He has been with the Department of Information Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1997 to 2001. He was the Chief Technology Officer and Cofounder of the StrataLight Communications, Campbell, Calif, USA, from 2000 to 2003. StrataLight was acquired by the Opnext for US$170M, becoming about 30% of the current Opnext. He was with the Institute of Communication Engineering and the Department of Electrical Engineering, the National Taiwan University from 2003 to 2006. He has been with the SiBEAM, later acquired by the Silicon Image, as Principal Engineer and Senior Manager. In SiBEAM/Silicon Image, he is the primary inventor of the WirelessHD standard for video area networks using 60-GHz millimeter wave technology. He also designs and implements both WirelessHD and WiGig-based transceiver with up to 4 Gb/s, including OFDM modem, convolution and Reed-Solomon decoder, LDPC decoder, and single-carrier frequency-domain equalizer. Ho has published over 90 journal articles, 12 issued or pending US patents, and 100 conference articles. He is the Author of the book Phase-Modulated Optical Communication Systems (Springer, 2005).

Biography Updated on 5 December 2011

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