Associate Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2013.
M.Phil., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong , 2007.
B.S, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong , 2004.
Monolithic Integration of optoelectronics (e.g. Laser, detectors) with Silicon based technology
Exploration of novel materials synthesized with low-cost solution-based processes for high-efficiency optoelectronic applications
Advanced materials characterization with electron microscopy
Mysteries of the Universe (GEST 1017)
Physics and Modern Society (GEST 1015)
Transmission Electron Microscopy (APME 8022)
Advanced Instruments for Materials Characterization (APME 8003)
Han, Z. Yan, W. K. Ng, Y. Xue, K. W. Ng, K. S. Wong, K. M. Lau “III–V micro- and nano-lasers deposited on amorphous SiO2” Applied Physics Letters 116 (17), 172102 (2020).
J. Y. Dong, W. Y. Ji, S. P. Wang, Q. L. Yuan, Y. C. Kong, S. C. Su, K. W. Ng, Z. K. Tang “Solvent Effects on the Interface and Film Integrity of Solution-Processed ZnO Electron Transfer Layers for Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes” ACS Applied Electronic Materials 2 (4), 1074-1080 (2020).
Y. Y. Zhao, S. N. Qu, X. Y. Feng, J. C. Xu, Y. Yang, S. C. Su, S. P. Wang, K. W. Ng “Tailoring the Photoluminescence Excitation Dependence of the Carbon Dots via an Alkali Treatment” The journal of physical chemistry letters 10 (16), 4596-4602 (2019).
Han, Q. Li, K. W. Ng, S. Zhu, K. M. Lau “InGaAs/InP quantum wires grown on silicon with adjustable emission wavelength at telecom bands” Nanotechnology 29 (22), 225601 (2018).
Lu, I. Bhattacharya, H. Sun, T. T. D. Tran, K. W. Ng, G. Silveira, C. J. Chang-Hasnain “Nanopillar quantum well lasers directly grown on silicon and emitting at silicon-transparent wavelengths” Optica 4 (7), 717-723 (2017).
IAPME Academic Awards – Excellence in Service 2017/2018 (2018)
UC Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award (2013)
Best Poster Award (Honorable Mention), International Nano-Optoelectronic Workshop (iNOW), Berkeley & Palo Alto, 2012 (2012)
Best Poster Award (3rd place), International Nano-Optoelectronic Workshop (iNOW), Beijing & ChangChun (2010)
Sumida and Ichiro Yawata Foundation Scholarship (2005)