About Dr Tang

Tong Boon TANG (陈仲文), BEng (Hons), PhD, SMIEEE
Director, Institute of Health & Analytics 
Associate Professor, Electrical & Electronic Eng. Dept.
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Bandar Seri Iskandar 32610
Perak, Malaysia

Tel : +60-5-368 7801

Specialties
Biomedical instrumentation (device, measurement and data fusion)
 
Professional Career
 2012-present  Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia  Associate Professor
 2019  National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan ROC  
 Visiting Professor
 2013
 2008-2012
 Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, Japan 
 University of Edinburgh, UK
 Visiting Researcher 
 Senior Research Fellow (Lecturer grade)
 2006-2008  University of Edinburgh, UK  Design Manager
 2004-2006  Scottish Microelectronic Centre, UK  Research Fellow
 2001-2004  University of Edinburgh, UK  Research Associate
 1999-2001  Lucent Technologies, Singapore
 ASIC Engineer

Education
  2006     The University of Edinburgh, UK            Ph.D
              Thesis: Ameliorating integrated sensor drift and imperfections: a "neural" approach 

  1999     The University of Edinburgh, UK            B.Eng. (Hons)
              Electronics and Electrical Engineering (Communications)

Teaching
Analogue Electronics, Analogue Integrated Circuit Design, functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)

Publications
8 book chapters
49 articles in ISI-indexed journals (first author in 6 articles)
77 articles in international/local conferences (first author in 14 articles)
1 policy paper
 
Awards
2020    IET Mountbatten Medal, UK
2018    Best Paper Award at IECBES, Kuching, Malaysia
2011    Wellcome Trust VIP Award, UK
2010    National Microelectronics Institute Achievement Award for R&D
2010    Royal Academy of Engineering Travel Grant
2008    IET Nanobiotechnology Premium Award, UK
2006    Lab on Chip Award, Montreux, Switzerland
2003    European Neural Network Society Travel Grant
2002    Best Paper Award at ICMBE, Singapore
1997    Horsburgh Prize, Edinburgh


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Secretary, Malaysia National Centre of Excellence (HICoE) Council, 2019 - 2021.
Board Member, INCF (Karolinska Institute), 2018 - 2019
Chair, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (Malaysia), 2020 -.
Chair, ICIAS 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
IEEE Senior Member.
Review Editor of Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2011-.
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI), 2012-. 
Guest Associate Editor, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 2018.
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