Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
Ir Dr Tsang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He has published more than 200 technical papers and four books/book chapter. He contributed significantly to the design and development of mobile phone infrastructure, wireless home/office/building automation and energy management system, location tracking, healthcare, smart transportation, security, .... etc. KF is now devoting his effort to ZigBee and LPWAN development including LoRa, SigFox and NB IoT.
KF also contributed to many Internet of Things (IoT) infra-structure design. To expedite IoT development efficiency, KF has recently been approved by IEEE Standards Association to form a Working Group to develop the IEEE Standard P2668 for Maturity Index of Internet-of-things: Grading and ranking – the IDex. The IDex will manifest guidance on blending of IoT healthcare solutions to evolve into better performance. The establishment of IDex shall proliferate a rapid, positive and mature progress of IoT healthcare industry.
As a result of his IoT contribution, KF was award the IoT Heros Award in 2016 by GS1 IoT Council (nominated by Cisco). He is also the recipient of the Best Paper Award in ISPCE 2018 in San Jose, USA.
Dr. Tsang is currently active in the following participation and capacity:
Internationally, the Chairman of IEEE Standard P2668 "IoT Index" Working Group; a member of the Working Group for "Wireless Best Practices for Factory Automation" for NIST, USA; a member of the Working Group for IEEE Standard "5G"; a member of the Working Group for IEEE Standard "P1451 sensors"; Membership Champion of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society; Immediate Past Chairman of Technical Committee Cloud and Wireless Systems for Industrial Applications of the IEEE Industrial Electronics (IE) Society; Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial informatics; Associate Editor of IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine; Associate Editor of IEEE ITeN; Editor of TSII Transaction.
Locally, KF is the VP and Chairman of Internet of Things Committee, Smart City Consortium; Chairman of the “Internet of Things Special Users Group Hong Kong, Immediate Past Chairman of HKIE Electronics Division (2015-16).