About Dr Tang

Tong Boon TANG, 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

Biomedical instrumentation (device, measurement and data fusion)
Professional Career
 2012-present  Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia  Associate Professor
 Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, Japan 
 University of Edinburgh, UK
 Visiting Researcher 
 Senior Research Fellow
 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

  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)

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

8 book chapters
35 articles in refereed journals (first author in 6 articles)
70 articles in international/local conferences (first author in 14 articles)
1 policy paper
2018    Best Paper Award at IECBES, Kuching, Malaysia
2011    Wellcome Trust VIP Award
2010    National Microelectronics Institute Achievement Award for R&D
2010    Royal Academy of Engineering Travel Grant
2008    IET Nanobiotechnology Premium Award
2006    Lab on Chip Award, Montreux, Switzerland
2003    European Neural Network Society Travel Grant
2002    Best Paper Award at ICMBE, Singapore


Review Editor of Frontiers in Neuromorphic Engineering, 2011-.
Editorial Board Member of Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI), 2012-. 
Guest Associate Editor, Journal of Electronic Imaging, 2018.
Vice Chair, IEEE Circuits and Systems Malaysia Chapter, 2017 -.
Chair, ICIAS 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
IEEE Senior Member.