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The biography and position statement for the 2015 IEEE Vice President, Member and Geographic Activities is listed below.

 

Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong

Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong

Wai-Choong (Lawrence) Wong is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is currently Deputy Director of the Interactive and Digital Media Institute at NUS. He has held various management positions in NUS, including Head-Department of Electrical Engineering (2008-2009), Director–Computer Centre (2000-2002), and Director–Centre for Instructional Technology (1998-2000). He was Executive Director of the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) from November 2002 to November 2006. Prior to joining NUS in 1983, he was a member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Crawford Hill Lab, NJ, USA (1980-1983).

He received the B.Sc. (1st class Honors) and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK, in 1976 and 1980, respectively. His research interests include wireless and sensor networks, ambient intelligent platforms and source matched transmission techniques with over 270 publications and five patents in these areas.

IEEE ACTIVITIES:

COMMITTEES/BOARDS:

  • IEEE MGA, Vice Chair Strategic Management & Analysis, 2013-2014
  • IEEE Service Awards Committee, 2013-2014
  • IEEE Board, 2011-12
  • IEEE Technical Program Integrity Committee, 2011-2014
  • IEEE MGA Awards and Recognition Committee, 2010
  • IEEE Conference Committee, 2009
  • IEEE Member Conduct Committee Hearing Panel, 2000-02
  • IEEE Individual Benefits and Services Committee, Member, 1997-2001
  • IEEE Admission and Advancement Committee, Member, 1994-95

REGIONS:

  • IEEE Region 10 Director 2011-12
  • IEEE Region 10 Director-Elect 2009-10
  • IEEE Region 10, Conference Coordinator, 2007-08
  • IEEE Region 10 Strategic Planning Coordinator, 2003-06
  • IEEE Region 10 Section/Chapter Support Coordinator, 2002-03
  • IEEE Region 10 Electronic Communications Coordinator, 1997-2001
  • IEEE Region 10  Awards & Recognition Committee, Chair, 1995-96
     

SECTIONS/CHAPTERS:

  • IEEE Singapore Section, Chair, 1993-96
  • IEEE Singapore Section Vice Chair, 1989-90
  • IEEE Singapore Section Deputy Chair, 1988-91
  • IEEE Singapore Section Advisory Panel, Chair, 1997-98
  • IEEE Singapore Section Educational Activities, Chair, 1990
  • IEEE Singapore Section Membership Development Chair, 1984-85
  • IEEE Computer Society Singapore Chapter, Chair, 1987-89
  • IEEE Computer Society Singapore Chapter Vice Chair, 1990-91
     

SOCIETY:

  • IEEE Computer Society, Asian Activities Committee, Member, 1990-93

CONFERENCES:

  • IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), General Chair/Co-Chair, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
  • IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON), General Chair/Co-Chair, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
  • Workshop on Mobile, Wireless and Sensor Networks: Technology and Future Directions (MOBWISER), General Chair, 2004
  • IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON), General Chair/Co-Chair, 1994, 2001
  • IEEE Singapore International Conference on Networks (SICON), General Chair, 1991 & 1989
  • IEEE Singapore Megacon 1995 Steering Committee, General Chair, 1995
  • IEEE Singapore International Conference on Networks/International Conference on Info Engineering (ICON/ICIE ), General Co-Chair, 1995 and 1993
  • IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM ’95), Local Arrangements Chair, 1995
     

Ad Hoc Committees/Others:

  • Globalization Ad Hoc Committee, Member, 2014
  • IEEE Volunteer Onboarding Leadership Training (VOLT), Mentor, 2013
  • IEEE Public Visibility Ad Hoc Committee, Member, 2012
 
 

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