Department of Electronic Engineering
City University of Hong Kong

Biography

Prof. LEUNG, K W was born in Hong Kong in 1967. He received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics and Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 1990 and 1993, respectively.

From 1990 to 1993, he was a Graduate Assistant with the Department of Electronic Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. In 1994, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) as an Assistant Professor and is currently a Professor. He was an Assistant Head of the Department from 2009 to 2013. From Jan. to June, 2006, he was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Professor Leung was the Chair of the IEEE AP/MTT Hong Kong Joint Chapter for the years of 2006 and 2007. He was the Technical Program Chair, 2008 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, Hong Kong, the Technical Program Co-Chair, 2006 IEEE TENCON, Hong Kong, and the Finance Chair of PIERS 1997, Hong Kong. His research interests include antenna designs, guided wave theory, computational electromagnetics, and mobile communications. He was an Editor for HKIE Transactions and a Guest Editor of IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation. Prof. Leung has served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters. He also served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (TAP), which is the most prestigious journal in the field. He has been rated as outstanding Associate Editor of TAP and received Transactions Commendation Certificates twice in 2009 and 2010. Prof. Leung is currently the Editor-in-Chief of TAP, being the first Chinese and also the first appointed from Asia. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society.

Professor Leung received the International Union of Radio Science (USRI) Young Scientists Awards in 1993 and 1995, awarded in Kyoto, Japan and St. Petersburg, Russia, respectively. He received CityU Research Excellence Award 2013 and Departmental Outstanding Teacher Awards in 2005, 2010, and 2011. He is a Fellow of IEEE and of Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE).