Micromachine Summit Asia-Pacific Delegations
Chief Delegate, Australia: Jason Chaffey
Research Microengineer, DSTO, Adelaide, South Australia
PAST AFFILIATIONS: RMIT Universty
- RMIT University, 2003: PHD, Microengineering
- University of New South Wales, 1998 BSc., Semiconductor Physics
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: New MEMS SILICON materials for biosensing
and micro biosensors for point of care applications. Microoptical MEMS
for sensor networks.
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: 4
Dr. Jason Chaffey completed his Bachelors in Advanced Science at the University
of New South Wales in Sydney in 1998.
Following this, he moved to Adelaide to work for DSTO, and was involved
in the development of optical fibre hydrophones for underwater sonar and
the development of micromechanical acoustic sensors.
He moved to Melbourne to undertake his Phd in Mico-opto-electro-mechanical
Systems at RMIT - Developed a bulk micromachining method to realise an
in-plane Fabry-Perot micromechanical modulator for interfacing sensors
to optical fibre networks.
Whilst at RMIT he developed what is now a successful Masters Program in
He has been involved in a number of research projects while at RMIT including
microfluidic bio sensors for blood pathogen detection and micro magnetic
relays for telecommunication applications.
He is now a Microengineer at DSTO, where he lead projects in RF-MEMS and
Chief Delegate, China: Zhaoying Zhou
Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, Chairman, Academic Committee,
Micro/Nano Technology Research Center, and Director, MEMS and Control Lab
Prof. Zhaoying Zhou graduated from the Dept. of Precision Instruments in
1961, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
From 1979 to 1981, he was a visiting scientist in Department of Automatic
Control, Lund University, Sweden.
He is a professor in the Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology,
chairman, Academic Committee of the Micro/ Nano Technology Research Center,
Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is an editor of the International Journal
of Micromechatronics, the Vice President of China Instrument Society.
Prof. Zhou has published 3 books, and more than 300 scientific and technical
papers, received 10 patents, 3 national awards and 10 Ministry awards of
Science & Technology Invention and Achievement. His recent research
interest is in the fields of measurement, control and MEMS.
Delegate, China: Henggao Ding
Leader of the MEMS Hi-tech Strategic Group for the National High-tech R
& D Program, member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
Affiliated with Tsinghua University, Beijing
Delegate, China: Lining Sun
Professor, Ph.D Supervisor, Dean of the Robot Research Institute, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China and Vice-president of the School of Mechatronic Engineering.
Delegate, China: Yuelin Wang
Prof. Yuelin Wang joined the faculty of Zhejiang University in 1985, and
was an Associate Professor in 1991, and a Professor in 1993. He began his
work in Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems in 1986, and published over 100
articles. He owns over 15 patents in China.
He is currently a Professor at Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information
Technology, Chairman of the Major State Basic Research Program of China
'Investigation on integrated micro optical electro mechanical system',
100 Talents in Chinese Academy Sciences, and a member of the expert-committee
of Hi-Tech Research and Development Program of China.
His research interests include microelecromechanical systems, and nanoelectromechanical
Prof. Yuelin Wang received his B. S. Degree from Zhejiang University in
1982, his M. S. Degree from Harbin Institute of Technology in 1985, and
Ph.D. Degree from Tsinghua University in 1989.
Delegate, China: Bailing Zhou
Affiliated with Southeast University, Nanjing.
Chief Delegate, India: Shiban Koul
Professor and Head of the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, IIT
Shiban Kishen Koul received his M.Tech Degree in Communication Engineering
and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Microwave
and Millimeter Wave Circuits from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Delhi in India. He is currently involved in research in the areas of RF
MEMS, Active antenna, Microwave and millimeter wave active and passive
He served as the chairman of the ED/MTT chapter, India Council for six
years. Prof. Koul is a senior member of the IEEE USA, Fellow of the Institution
of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India) and Fellow of the
Indian National Academy of Engineering. He served on the editorial board
of the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. He is currently
on the Editorial boards of International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer
Aided Engineering as well as Microwave and Optical Technology Letters,
USA. He is also the honorary editor of the Journal of Institution of Electrical
and Electronics Engineering, India.
Chief Delegate, Israel: Igal Klein
Head of the Israeli Society of Micro Opto Electro Mechanical Systems (MOEMS)
Delegate, Israel: Dan Seter
MEMS and Microsystems Group, RAFAEL - Israel Armament Development Authority,
Chief Delegate, Japan: Dr. Isao Shimoyama
Professor, Department of Mechano-Informatics, The University of Tokyo Graduate
School of Information Science and Technology
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems,
Robotics, Machine Engineering, Mechanics and Control Engineering, Intelligent
Mechanics and Machine System, Neuro Science (including Brain Science)
Delegate, Japan: Keiichi Aoyagi
Executive Director, Micromachine Center, Tokyo, Japan
PAST AFFILIATIONS: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
EDUCATION: University of Tokyo, 1971: B.A., Mathematical Engineering
Delegate, Japan: Takayuki Hirano
Executive Advisor, Micromachine Center, Tokyo, Japan
PAST AFFILIATIONS: Ministry of International Trade and Industry
EDUCATION: University of Tokyo, 1968: B.A., Mechanical Engineering
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: 9 (all)
Delegate, Japan: Hitoshi Ogata
Sr. Executive Officer, Vice President, Corporate R&D, Mitsubishi Electric
Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
EDUCATION: University of Tokyo, 1973: Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry
Delegate, Japan: Toshiro Shimoyama
Supreme Advisor, Olympus Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
EDUCATION: University of Tokyo, 1949: Philosophy
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: All (1995-2005)
Chief Delegate, Republic of Korea: Young-Ho Cho
Associate professor of BioSystems Department and Mechanical Engineering
Department, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Since 1987, Professor Cho has been devoted to MEMS research and has been
active in the development and refinement of new and existing OptoElectroMechanical
devices and systems.
Professor Cho's research interests are focused on Nano and Micro Electro
Mechanical Systems (N/MEMS), including functional components, actuators,
inertial sensors and fabrication process, for optomechanical devices and
integrated sentuating systems in nano/micro regimes.
Current research topics include the design, microfabrication, characterization
and implementation of microdevices and microsystems for applications to
automotive electronics, inertial navigation system, computer and consumer
products, information and telecommunication systems and biomedical equipment.
Since 1997, Dr. Cho has served as a Technical Program Committee Member
of the IEEE MEMS Conference and the IEEE optical MEMS conference. He was
the Chair of the Steering Committee and the Research Planning Board for
the Korean Government's MEMS Programs.
Dr. Cho received his M.S. degree (1982) from KAIST and his Ph.D. degree
(1990) from the University of California at Berkeley, being the first ME
Ph.D. in a MEMS area in U.S.A.
Chief Delegate, Singapore: Albert Chee Wai Lu
Research Scientist, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology
Dr Albert Lu is a Research Scientist with the Micro-Joining and Substrate
Technology Group at Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology. He
spearheads research and development activities in package design, broadband
modelling, signal integrity simulation and high-speed characterization.
Since 1999, he has also initiated and was project leader for major industry
collaborations on optical networking, high-performance computing and next-generation
wireless applications including the High Density Substrate Consortium,
Broadband Consortium, and Integrated Passives Consortium.
Dr Lu is a Member of the IEEE CPMT and MTT Societies, and was invited speaker
for IPC Asia PCB Conference 2002, Cadence High Speed Design Seminar 2002
and 2003, and is an Advisory Board Member for Globaltronics 2004 and VP-Technical
for SMTA Singapore 2004.
Physical Layer Broadband Design and Validation for 10GE (IEEE 802.3ae)
and WLAN II (IEEE 802.11a) Applications, CAD Methodologies for Mixed Signal
Integration Technologies for Optoelectronics Module Packaging
- UMIST, 1994: BEng (Hons), Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- UMIST, 1998: PhD, Electrical Engineering
- Substrate Module Development Leader, Electronics Packaging Technology
- Project Leader, Collaborative Research Programme for Broadband Design
- Lee Kuan Yew Award for Science and Mathematics, 1992
- Institution of Electrical Engineers Prize, 1994
Delegate, Singapore: Saman Dharmatilleke
Research Scientist, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering,
PAST AFFILIATIONS: University of Cincinnati,OH; Lakeshore Cryotronics Inc,
- University of Cincinnati, U.S.A. Ph.D/2001 Electrical Engineering (MEMS
- Wichita State University, U.S.A M.S./1997 Physics
- University of Colombo, Sri Lanka B.S / 1993 Physics
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: NEMS/MEMS Sensors and Fluidic chips
for clinical diagnostics and homeland security
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT. First time
Delegate, Singapore: SP Lim
Biography not yet available
Delegate, Singapore: Xue Chuan Shan
Research Scientist, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore
- Tianjin University, China, 1983: BSc., Micro Metrology
- Tohoku University, Japan, 1992: PhD., STM, AFM, MEMS
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: STM, AFM, Micro- and Nano- devices
and systems, power MEMS
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: This is the 2nd time
Chief Delegate, Taiwan: Chih-Kung Lee
Diretor General, Dept. of Eng. & Appl. Sciences, National Science Council,
PAST AFFILIATIONS: Professor, National Taiwan University (on leave)
- Cornell University, 1987: Ph.D., Theoretical & Applied Mechanics and
- Cornell University, 1985: M.S., Theoretical & Applied Mechanics and
- National Taiwan University, 1981: B.S., Civil Engineering
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST
- MEMS and Nano-systems
- Piezoelectric Systems
- Optoelectronic System Design & Fabrication
- Precision Metrology
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: More than 5 times
Delegate, Taiwan: Pei-Zen Chang
Professor, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
- National Taiwan University, 1980-9 to 1984-6, B.S., Civil Engineering
- Cornell University, 1986-8 to 1990-9: Ph.D., Major, Theoretical and Applied
Mechanics; Minor, Applied Physics Electric Engineering
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST: MEMS
NUMBER OF TIMES ATTENDING THE MICROMACHINE SUMMIT: 1
Delegate, Taiwan: Yan-Kuin Su
Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, National Cheng Kung University
, Tainan, Taiwan
- National Cheng Kung University, 1967 – 1971: Bachelor, B.S.E.E.
- National Cheng Kung University, 1971 – 1973: Master, M.S.E.E.
- National Cheng Kung University, 1975 – 1979: PhD, E.E.
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST
- Semiconductor Engineering and Devices
- Opto-Electronic Devices
- Microwave Device and Integrated Circuits
Y. K. Su was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C., on August 23, 1948.
He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from National
Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan.
From 1979 to 1983, he was an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical
Engineering, NCKU, engaged in research on compound semiconductors and optoelectronic
materials. In 1983, he was promoted to Full Professor in the Department
of Electrical Engineering. From 1979 to 1980 and 1986 to 1987, he worked
at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and AT&T Bell
Laboratories as a Visiting Scholar and Member of Technical Staff. He was
also a Visiting Professor at Stuttgart University, Germany, in 1993. From
1991 to 1995, he became an Adjunct Professor at the State University of
New York, Binghamton. From 1998 to 2001, he was with the Department of
Engineering and Applied Science, National Science Council, Taiwan as a
Director General. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electrical
Engineering and Dean of Academic Affairs at NCKU.
His research activities have been in compound semiconductors, integrated
optics, and microwave devices. He has published over 350 papers in the
area of thin-film materials and devices and optoelectronic devices.
Delegate, Taiwan: Ming-Chieh Tsai
Mechanical Industry Research Laboratories / Industrial Technology Research
Institute, Tainan, Taiwan
EDUCATION: National Cheng Kung University, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
- National Outstanding Young Engineer distinction in 2003
- Dr. Tsai has 23 patents with 46 claims to his credit in MEMS
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST:
- Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems
- Microfluidic Systems
Delegate, Taiwan: Jing-Tang Yang
Biography not yet available