Cheng Wang 王骋

  • Innovation Award in 2020 at City University of Hong Kong

Dr. Cheng Wang received his B.S. degree in Microelectronics from Tsinghua University in 2012. Afterwards, he joined Harvard University as a Ph.D. student in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, advised by Prof. Marko Loncar. He received his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees, both in Electrical Engineering from Harvard University, in May 2015 and May 2017, respectively. From 2017 – 2018, Cheng conducted research as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard, before joining City University of Hong Kong in June 2018. Dr. Wang is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at CityU, as well as a member of the State Key Laboratory of Terahertz and Millimeter Waves. Dr. Wang received the NSFC Excellent Young Scientist Fund (HK & Macau) in 2019, and is the honoree of 35 Innovators Under 35 (China) by MIT Technology Review in 2021.

Dr. Wang's current research focuses on innovations of integrated photonic devices to provide faster, more energy efficient and cost-effective solutions to optical fiber networks that lie behind our internet services. For more details, please check out the below links:

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