Leung Tsang

Leung Tsang

University of Michigan
Radiation Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
1301 Beal Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122, USA
(734) 764-7651
(734) 647-2106
3244 EECS Building


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

  • Wave propagation and scattering, random media, rough surfaces with applications in environmental remote sensing
  • Computational electromagnetics
  • Signal integrity, electromagnetic compatibility
  • Photonic crystals and plasmonics