Lehigh ECE alum, now Stanford professor, receives 2023 award for work on solid-state devices and technology

Electrical engineering alumnus and Stanford University professor H.-S. Philip Wong '88 is the recipient of the 2023 IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award in recognition of his "contributions to novel and advanced semiconductor device concepts and their implementation."

Wong is Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford, where his conducts research on topics including "carbon electronics, 2D layered materials, wireless implantable biosensors, directed self-assembly, device modeling, brain-inspired computing, non-volatile memory, and 3D system integration." His work has contributed to "to advancements in nanoscale science and technology, semiconductor technology, solid-state devices, and electronic imaging." 

Wong, who is also a former senior manager at IBM, is a Fellow of IEEE, "the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity." IEEE presents the Andrew S. Grove Award annually to up to three recipients who have made outstanding contributions solid-state devices and technology. The award presentation is planned for May 2023.

Read more about Wong's work and accomplishments in a recent Forbes article

Philip Wong, Stanford University

Electrical engineering alumnus H.S. Philip Wong '88 is Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University. (Photo courtesy of Stanford University)