Name:
Prof. Dr. Edwin K.P. Chong
Designation:
Professor
Qualification:
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1991.
M.A., Princeton University, 1989.
B.Eng. (Hons), The University of Adelaide, South Australia, 1987.
Organization:
Colorado State University, USA
Email:
edwinc@utar.edu.my
Email2:
Edwin.Chong@ColoState.Edu
Tel no. :
+1 970 491 7858
Fax no. :
+1 970 491 2249
URL:
http://www.edwinchong.us/
Profile
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research


Contact Person:
  - Prof. Dr. Lee Sze Wei
    UTAR Research Portal
    Institute of Postgraduate Studies & Research
(Faculty of Engineering and Science)
Employment
  • Professor, Colorado State University (CSU), 2001 - present.
  • Adjunct Professor, Purdue University (PU), 2001 - present.
  • Associate Professor, Purdue University (PU), 1997 - 2001.
  • Assistant Professor, Purdue University (PU), 1991 - 1997.
Teaching Interests
  • Communication principles
  • Random variables & stochastic processes
  • Optimization methods for control & communication
  • Nonlinear programming
  • Engineering risk analysis
Research Interests
  • Control, optimization, modeling, communication networks and wireless systems.
Awards & Honours
  • George T. Abell Outstanding Faculty Research Award, 2008.
  • Professional of the Year in Education/Computer Engineering Award, 2007.
  • Professional of the Year in Electrical Engineering Award, 2007.
  • Professional of the Year in Electrical Engineering Award, 2006.
  • IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2001-1003.
  • Purdue University Faculty Scholar Award, 1999.
  • ASEE Frederick Emmons Terman Award,1998.
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 1995.
  • IEEE Section Recognition Award, 1994.
  • Outstanding IEEE Branch Counselor & Advisor Award, 1993.
  • Purdue Student Government Leadership Award, 1993.
  • South Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry-Electrical & Electronic Engineering Awards, 1987.
Publications & Presentations
  • Authored and co-authored 3 books and more than 8 book chapters and several book reviews.
  • Coauthored with S.H. Zak this best-selling book, An Introduction To Optimization. 3rd Edition, Wiley-Interscience, 2008.
  • Published more than 70 international refereed journal papers, more than a dozen media citations and written 152 working papers for conference proceedings
  • Presented more than 200 presentations at conferences, seminars & corporate bodies.
Funded Research Projects
  • Received over 40 research grants that total more than US$6M dollars from government and industry.
  • Undertaken 40 research projects that total more than US$6M dollars.
Professional Membership
  • Fellow of IEEE, 2004 - present.
Professional Activities
  • Strathmore Who's Who Roundtable (elite group of 50 professionals) in 2008.
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Control Systems Society, 2006 - 2008.
  • Full Member of Sigma Xi (the Scientific Research Society), 2002 to present.
  • He was a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Princeton University in 1991.
  • Research Assistant at Princeton University, 1988 to 1991.
  • Research Assistant at the University of Adelaide, 1986 to 1987.
  • An editor of Journal Computer Networks as well as the Journal of Control Science & Engineering.
  • Senior Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
  • Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society, 1994 - 1995.
  • Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2009.
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1994 -1997.
  • Founding chairman of the IEEE Technical Committee on Discrete Event Systems, 1999.
  • Programme & Organizing Committees of more than 50 conferences and symposiums.
Others
  • Consultant to Numerica Corporation, Loveland, Co, 2004 - present.
  • Consultant to the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, 2003 - present.
  • Consultant to Essential Software Solutions, Denver, CO, 2003.
  • Consultant to Caterpillar, Inc., Ungaretti & Harris, Barners & Thornburg, and Howrey & Simon, 1996 - 1998.
  • Consultant to Bells Lab, Lucent Techologies, Holmdel, NJ in 1998.
  • Supervised 22 Ph.D. students in PU and CSU.
  • Supervised 7 M.S. students in PU and CSU.
  • Conducted 58 invited lectures in over 50 universities in 7 countries.