Dr Lawrence Wong
Professor, NUS Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr Lawrence W.C. Wong is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also Deputy Director at the Interactive and Digital Media Institute (IDMI) in NUS. He was previously Executive Director of the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) from Nov 2002 – Nov 2006. Since joining NUS in 1983, he served in various positions at the department, faculty and university levels, including Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Jan 2008 – Oct 2009, Director of the NUS Computer Centre from Jul 2000 – Nov 2002, and Director of theCentre for Instructional Technology from Jan 1998 – Jun 2000. Prior to joining NUS in 1983, he was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Crawford Hill Lab, NJ, USA, from 1980 to 1983. He received the BSc (1st class Honours) and PhD degrees in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK. His research interests include wireless and sensor networks and systems, ambient intelligent platforms, multimedia networks, localization and source matched transmission techniques with over 270 publications and 5 patents in these areas.