Prof earns prestigious physics fellowship

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Dr. Alexander Wong
Dr. Alexander Wong, a systems design engineering professor at Waterloo, has been selected as a new Institute of Physics (IOP) fellow.

Wong’s election as a fellow is the highest accolade the IOP presents to reflect a person’s exceptional services and contributions to physics in their chosen field. He shares this honour alongside Waterloo Nobel Laureate and physics professor Dr. Donna Strickland, who was named an honorary fellow in 2019. ​​​​​​​

Dr. Alexander Wong has been elected as a fellow to the Institute of Physics (IOP).

Wong has significantly contributed to artificial intelligence and medical imaging, efficient deep learning on the edge, automatic machine learning (AutoML), and computational imaging systems.

Founded in 1874, the Institute of Physics is one of the oldest professional bodies and learned societies for physics, counting more than 21,000 physicists from around the world among their members. They strive to make physics accessible to people from all backgrounds.