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Din-Ping Tsai received Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Cincinnati, the USA in 1990. He worked at Micro Lithography Inc., California, USA, Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research Center, Toronto, Canada, and National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan from 1990 to 1999. He joined National Taiwan University (NTU) as an Associate Professor in 1999 and became Professor and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Physics at NTU in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He served as the Director-General of the Taiwan Instrument Technology Research Center located in Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan from 2008 to 2012, and the Director and Distinguished Research Fellow of Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica from 2012 to 2019. He joined the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as the Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering in August 2019.

Professor Tsai is a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, (AAAS), American Physical Society (APS), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), Electro Magnetics Academy (EMA), Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) and Physical Society of R.O.C. He is also a Member of the International Academy of Engineering (IAE), and Academician of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM). He is the author and co-author of 325 SCI journal papers (more than 14,000 SCI cited times, H-index 59), 65 book chapters and books, and 39 technical reports and articles. He had 68 patents in the USA (19), Japan (3), Canada (3), Germany (2), etc. Twenty (20) of them have been licensed to 5 different companies. He was recognized by Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) as the Top 1% Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-field in the years of 2019 and 2020. His current research interests are nanostructured semiconductor electronic and photonic meta-devices and systems for emerging electronics and high dimensional quantum optical information applications.

Professor Tsai currently serves as Editor of Light: Advanced Manufacturing, and Progress in Quantum Electronics, respectively; Associate Editor of Journal of Lightwave Technology, Member of Editorial boards of ACS photonicsAPL PhotonicsPhysical Review AppliedAdvanced Optical MaterialsAdvanced Quantum TechnologiesOptics CommunicationsOpto-Electronic Advances, Small MethodsPlasmonics, Optoelectronics Letters, and Frontiers of Optoelectronics, respectively. He served as a committee member for IEEE Joseph F. Keithley Award in Instrumentation & Measurement (2013-2016), and the award committee for OSA and IS&T Edwin H. Land Medal (2014-2016). He was the Director of the Board of SPIE from 2012 to 2014, and Chair (2009-2013) of IEEE Instrument and Measurement Society, Taipei Chapter, Member of SPIE Fellow Committee for three years (2010-2013), and Member of OSA Fellows and Honorary Members Committee for 2008 & 2009, respectively. He was the chair of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Taiwan chapter for 2004 and 2005. He was also a member of the technical committee of IEEE/LEOS nanophotonics. He was the President of the Taiwan Photonics Society (2014-2016) and the Taiwan Information Storage Association (2015-2019). He served as chairs and committee members of international conferences and symposiums, such as ISOM, ODS, ISOS, ISPS, NFO, SPP, APNFO, SPIE O+P, etc.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati


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