Fellow of 2019, WONG, Professor, Martin D. F. 黃定發


FHKEng (2019) 

Academic degrees:
B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Toronto; M.S. in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC); Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Professional qualifications:
– Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE);
– Fellow, Association Computing Machinery (ACM)

Honours, affiliations and other appointments:
– Choh Ming Li Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, CUHK;
– Edward C. Jordan Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
– Distinguished Alumni Educator Award in Computer Science, UIUC

Area of Expertise:
Computer Science and Engineering, Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

Professor Martin Wong obtained his PhD in CS from UIUC. He started his academic career at UT-Austin as an assistant professor and eventually promoted to an endowed chair professor in CS. Prof. Wong returned to his alma mater UIUC in 2002. He was the Edward C Jordan Professor in ECE. From August 2012 to December 2018, he was the Executive Associate Dean of the College of Engineering at UIUC. In January 2019, he joined CUHK as the Dean of Engineering. Prof. Wong published over 450 papers and graduated more than 50 PhD students.