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Leung Tsang
Leung TsangRobert J. Hiller Professor of EngineeringProfessor of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceElectrical Engineering and Computer Science
(734) 764-7651 3228A EECS1301 Beal AvenueAnn Arbor, MI 48109-2122


Leung Tsang is presently a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Leung Tsang was born in Hong Kong. He completed High School at Wah Yan College, Kowloon, Hong Kong. He received the SB, SM, EE, and Ph.D. degrees all from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was an Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas in 1980-1983. He was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1983-2014, and was the Department Chair of UWEE in 2006-2011. Between 2001-2004, he was on leave from University of Washington and was a Professor Chair at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong . He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing in 1996-2000. He was the President of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2006-2007. Since April 2008, he has been the President of the Electromagnetics Academy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Leung Tsang is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering.

Current Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing 
  • Multiple Scattering of Waves, wave propagation in random media and rough surfaces
  • Electromagnetic Theory 
  • Photonic crystals and plasmonics
  • Signal integrity, electromagnetic compatibility