Prof Ching-Ping WONG
Elected as ASHK Founding Member in 2015
B.S. (Purdue); M.S., Ph.D. (Pennsylvania State), Postdoc (Stanford); Member, US National Academy of Engineering; Foreign Academician Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering; IEEE Fellow; Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences
Regents' Professor and the Charles Smithgall Institute Endowed Chair,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Prof Ching-Ping Wong, is currently Regents’ Professor and the Charles Smithgall Institute Endowed Chair in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT).
Prof Wong received his BS degree from Purdue University, and his MS and PhD degree from the Pennsylvania State University. After his doctoral study, he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship under Nobel laureate Prof. Henry Taube at Stanford University. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories for many years and became an AT&T Bell Laboratories Fellow (the highest technical award bestowed by AT&T Bell Labs) in 1992. He also served as the Dean of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Prof Wong has published widely with over 1,000 technical papers, authored and edited 12 books. He has yielded fruitful research results and holds over 65 US patents. Professor Wong has made significant contributions to the industry by pioneering new materials, which fundamentally changed the semiconductor packaging technology.
Prof Wong has successfully motivated and nurtured numerous inquisitive young minds over the years. As a distinguished scholar, Prof Wong was awarded numerous international honours, such as the IEEE CPMT Society Outstanding Sustained Technical Contributions Award in 1995, the IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000, the IEEE EAB Education Award in 2001, the IEEE CPMT Society Exceptional Technical Contributions Award in 2002, the Georgia Tech Class 1934 Distinguished Professor Award (the highest award by GT to its faculty) in 2004, named holder of the Charles Smithgall Institute-Endowed Chair (one of the two GT Institute-endowed Chairs) in 2005, the IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology Field Award (hailed as Father of the Modern Semiconductor Packaging) in 2006, the Sigma Xi’s Monie Ferst Award in 2007, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ Total Excellence in Electronic Manufacturing Award in 2008, the IEEE CPMT David Feldman Award in 2009. He has also received the 2012 International Dresden Barkhausen Award (Germany).
Prof Wong is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering (elected in 2000), and a foreign academician member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (elected in 2013).