Chee Wei Wong, Sc.D. (brief resume)
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
Solid-State Science and Engineering, and Center for
Integrated Science and Engineering.
Professor Wong advances the control of photons in mesoscopic systems, involving nonlinear, ultrafast, quantum and precision measurements. He is a recipient of the DARPA Young Faculty Award in 2007, the NSF CAREER Award in 2008, the 3M Faculty Award in 2009, and elected a Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2013. He is a member of the Columbia faculty since 2004. He received his Sc.D. in 2003 and his S.M. in 2001, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1999 to 1996 he completed his double degree, B. Sc. highest honors and B. A. highest honors, both at the University of California at Berkeley.
Since 2003, he has published 4 book chapters, 75+ journal papers and 120+ conference articles, and delivered 70+ invited talks at universities and industry. He has been awarded 17 patents and has 7 provisional patents currently. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano, running and snowboarding. His work has appeared in Nature, Nature Physics, Nature Photonics, Nature Scientific Reports, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters, Nano Letters, amongst others.