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  Curriculum Vitae



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


2016 – presentAssistant Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
2014 – 2015Principal Engineer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Taiwan.


Research Interests

    • Monolithic Integration of optoelectronics (e.g. Laser, detectors) with Silicon based technology
    • Piezoelectric and Materials properties of Nano-structures
    • Advanced materials characterization with electron microscopy

   Research Group


   Ph.D. Courses

  • APME 822    Transmission Electron Microscopy

   Undergraduate Courses

  • GEST 017     Mysteries of the Universe
  • GEST 018     Modern Physics and Society


  Representative Publications
  1. K Li*, K. W. Ng*, T. T. D. Tran, H. Sun, F. Lu, C. J. Chang-Hasnain “Wurtzite-phased InP micropillars grown on silicon with low surface recombination velocity,” Nano Letters 15 (11), 7189-7198 (2015) (Authors with * are co-first authors).
  2. W. Yang, S. A. Gerke, K. W. Ng, Y. Rao, C. Chase, C. J. Chang-Hasnain, “Laser Optomechanics,” Accepted by Scientific Reports.
  3. W. S. Ko, T. T. D. Tran, I. Bhattacharya, K. W. Ng, H. Sun, C. J. Chang-Hasnain “Illumination angle insensitive single indium phosphide tapered nanopillar solar cell,” Nano Lett, 15 (8), pp 4961-4967 (2015).
  4. B. Shi, Q. Li, Y. Wan, K. W. Ng, X. Zou, C. W. Tang, K. M. Lau “InAlGaAs/InAlAs MQWs on Si Substrate,” Photonics Tech L, IEEE 27 (7), 748-751 (2015)
  5. Q. Li, K. W. Ng, K. M. Lau “Growing antiphase-domain-free GaAs thin films out of highly ordered planar nanowire arrays on exact (001) silicon,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 106 (7), 072105 (2015).


  Awards & Honors
2013UC Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
2012Best Poster Award (Honorable Mention), International Nano-Optoelectronic Workshop (iNOW), Berkeley & Palo Alto, 2012
2010Best Poster Award (3rd place), International Nano-Optoelectronic Workshop (iNOW), Beijing & ChangChun
 2005Sumida and Ichiro Yawata Foundation Scholarship


  Professional Activities