Professor Kin Seng Chiang
Prof. Chiang received the B.E. (Hons. I) and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1982 and 1986, respectively. Prior to joining the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in August 1993, he had worked for the Division of Applied Physics/National Measurement Laboratory of Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Sydney as Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist (1986–1993), the Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba City as Visiting Scientist with the support of a Japanese Government Research Award for Foreign Specialist (1987–1988), and, concurrently, the Optical Fiber Technology Center of the University of Sydney (1992–1993). His research areas cover various aspects of the optical fiber and waveguide technology, including theory and modelling, measurement and characterization, device and sensor development, nonlinear optical effects, and optical communications. He has published over 540 papers in international journals and conference proceedings, as well as a number of book chapters.
Prof. Chiang is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), a recipient of the Croucher Award for 2000–2001, a Chang Jiang Chair Professor (2007), a Thousand Talents Program Professor (2012), and a recipient of the CityU Outstanding Research Award for 2018. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology from 2009 to 2014 and is currently an Editor of Light: Science & Applications. He has participated in the organizing of more than 50 international conferences in different capacities.