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Mei Song Tong


Prof. Mei Song Tong
Department of Electronic Science and Technology
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
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Prof. Tong’s distinguished lectures are on the following topics.

  • "Nyström Method and Singularity Treatment Techniques"
  • "Novel Meshless Method for Solving Electromagnetic Problems"
  • "Multiphysics Modeling of Electromagnetic Problems by Integral Equation Approach"
  • "Efficient Reconstruction of Dielectric Objects by Gauss-Newton Minimization Approach"
  • "Time-Domain Analysis of Transient Electromagnetic Problems Based on Nyström-Laguerre Scheme"

Professor Tong received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, and the Ph.D. degree from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA, all in electrical engineering. He is currently the Distinguished Professor and Department Head of Electronic Science and Technology, and Vice Dean of College of Microelectronics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Before he joined Tongji University, he was a Research Scientist at the Center for Computational Electromagnetics and Electromagnetics Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA. He is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, China. He has published more than 400 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, possessed 22 authorized invention patents, and co-authored 4 books. His research interests include electromagnetic field theory, antenna theory and design, modeling and design of RF/microwave circuits and devices, interconnect and packaging analysis, inverse electromagnetic scattering for imaging, and computational electromagnetics.

Prof. Tong is a Fellow of the Electromagnetics Academy, a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, a senior member of the IEEE, a Full Member (Commission B) of the USNC/URSI, and a member of the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society and the Sigma Xi Honor Society. He has been the Chair of the Shanghai chapter and the Chair of SIGHT committee of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, since 2014 and 2018, respectively. He has served as an associate editor or guest editor for several well-known international journals, including IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, International Journal of Numerical Modeling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields, Progress in Electromagnetics Research, and Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications. He advised and coauthored five papers that received the Best Paper Award from the 12th International Workshop on Finite Elements for Microwave Engineering in 2014, the 35th Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium in 2014, the 36th Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium in 2015, the 37th Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium in 2016, and the 4th IEEE International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics in 2018, respectively. He was the recipient of a Visiting Professorship Award from Kyoto University, Japan, in 2012, and from University of Hong Kong, China, in 2013, respectively. He was also the recipient of the Travel Fellowship Award of USNC/URSI for the 31th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium (GASS) of URSI in 2014, the Advance Award of Science and Technology of Shanghai Municipal Government in 2015, the Fellowship Award of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2016, and the Innovation Award of Universities’ Achievements of Ministry of Education of China in 2017.