Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University London, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, University London, 1965.
Development engineer Standard Telephones & Cables Ltd., London, 1957—1960. Principal research engineer Standard Telecomm. Laboratory Ltd., Harlow, England, 1960—1970.
Professor electronics, chairman department, university president Chinese University Hong Kong, 1970—1974, professor electronics, chairman department, vice chancellor, 1987—1996. Chief scientist Electro Optical Products division/ITT, Roanoke, Virginia, 1974—1981, vice president, director engineering, 1981—1983. Executive scientist, director research ITT Advanced Technology Center, Shelton, Connecticut, 1983—1987.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Transtech Standard Ltd. Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer ITX Services Ltd., Hong Kong, 2003—2009.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Morris Liebmann Memorial award 1978, Alexander Graham Bell medal 1985, Faraday medal 1989), Institute Elec. Engineering (United Kingdom), ChineseAcad. Sciences, Royal Society (United Kingdom), Royal Academy Engineering (United Kingdom), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (foreign member), Academia Sinica (Taiwan).
Member National Academy of Engineering (United States).
Married May Wan Wong, September 19, 1959. Children— Simon M.T., Amanda Medical Corps.