Faculty Achievements 2015
Professor Ron Chen Guanrong, Chair Professor of EE, has been elected Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries. The election is a recognition of Prof Chen’s outstanding contribution to science and its promotion in the developing world.
TWAS was founded in 1983 by a distinguished group of scientists from the developing world, under the leadership of Abdus Salam, the Pakistani physicist and Nobel Prize winner. The overarching mission of TWAS is to advance scientific excellence in developing countries. TWAS has some 1,150 elected Fellows from more than 90 countries and 15 of them are Nobel laureates.
Prof Henry Chung, Professor of EE, has received 2015 Second Prize Paper Award which was presented by The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems of the IEEE Industry Applications Society. The winning paper, co-authored with his research staff, Mr ZHOU Rui and PhD graduate, Ms ZHANG Ruihong, is titled “Inductive Power Transfer System for Driving Multiple LED Lighting Panels” and was presented at the 2014 Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, which is a premier global conference covering topics in energy conversion from electric machines, power electronics, drives, devices and applications existing and emergent.
Prof K M Luk, Chair Professor of EE, and his PhD student, Mr LI Yujian, have recently received the Best Paper Award in the 2015 IEEE 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation for the paper entitled “A Transparent Water Dielectric Antenna”. There were 286 accepted papers, in which 7 papers were shortlisted to compete for this single award.
The Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation is an international forum for the exchange of information on the progress and recent advancements in the research and development of innovative antenna technology and radio wave propagation.