Leadership Roles

  • Vice-President (Conferences), IEEE Nanotechnology Council (Jan 2011- Dec 2012).
  • Founding Editor-in-Chief (2007-present): IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine.
  • Founding Program Director (2008-2009): CUHK’s MSc Program in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Founding Program Director (2010-2011): CUHK’s MSc Program in Mechanical and Automation Engineering.
  • Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator (for MAE Department; 2006-2008): Significantly improved undergraduate intake quality for the MAE Dept.
  • Chairman, IEEE Hong Kong Chapter on Robotics & Automation and Control Systems, 2003/2004.
  • President, Aerospace Asian-American Association, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California, 1992, USA.
  • Co-founder, Virtus Asia Ltd. (served as non-executive director from 2007-2010): A start-up company at the Hong Kong Science Park commercializing MEMS-based human-motion sensing/recognition technologies.
  • Co-founder, Sengital Ltd. (served as non-executive director from 2004-2005): A start-up company at the Hong Kong Science Park currently commercializing MEMS-based gaming technologies with global client base. It currently employs more than 15 staff with a CTO (Dr. Alan Lam) from CMNS of CUHK.
  • Member, Technical Advisory Board, Virtus Advanced Sensors, USA, 2008 to 2010.
  • Member, Advisory Board, The Global Emerging Technology Institute, USA/Japan, 2007 to 2009.
  • Member, Steering Committee, IEEE Int. Conf. on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, 2006 to present.
  • Member, Steering Committee, IEEE Int. Conf. on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering, 2007 to present.
  • Member, Steering Committee, IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics, 2011 and 2012.
  • Member, International Advisory Board, International Conference on Bio-Nano-Information Fusion, Marina Del Ray, California, USA, July 20-22, 2005.
  • Member, Advisory Board, Nanoscale Devices & System Integration (NDSI 2005), Houston, Texas, USA, April 4-6, 2005 .