Dr. Chan is currently the Assistant Head (Undergraduate Programme) of the Department of Electronic Engineering. He heavily involves in teaching and student matters for many years. In 1993, the students in the Department voted him one of the best teachers. He also got the Outstanding Teacher Awards of the Department for almost every year during 1999-2015. The criteria for getting the awards are based on students' nomination, the teaching evaluations and portfolio of the staff. He is recognized as a committed and enthusiastic teacher by his department.
Dr. Chan is currently the Laboratory Director of Optoelectronics Laboratory. He has jointly investigated over 40 externally and internally funded research projects and has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences. Dr. Chan is the paper reviewer in a number of reputable international journals, external and internal PhD and Mphil thesis examiner, and has also served as the invited speakers, technical committee members and session chairs in a number of international conferences.
- Integrated optical devices
- Waveguides materials and processing
- Photonic and electronic packaging
- Reliability and failure analysis
- Fabrication of polymer optical fiber
- THz devices and transmission