Dim-Lee Kwong

Prof. Kwong is the Executive Director of Institute of Microelectronics (IME), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National University of Singapore, an Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, and Distinguished Scientist at Republic Polytechnic, Singapore. He was Earl N. and Margaret Bransfield Endowed Professor at The University of Texas at Austin from 1990- 2007, and the Temasek Professor of National University of Singapore from 2001-2004. Prof. Kwong is the author of more than 870 referred archival publications (480 journal and 390 conference proceedings), has presented more than 70 invited talks at international conferences, and has been awarded with more than 23 U.S. patents. Professor Kwong was the founder of Rapro Technology Inc. in 1986, Micro Integration Corporation in 1988 and ASECTO Inc. in 2001. He has been consultant to government research labs, semiconductor IC manufacturers, and materials and equipment suppliers in US and overseas. More than 54 students received their Ph.D. degrees under his supervision. His areas of current research interest include CMOS nanoelectronics, Si/Ge nanowires, Si photonics, bioelectronics, and Si-III-V heterogeneous integration.

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