Prior to joining the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa as an Associate Professor, he was with Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, where his research focused on MEMS technologies for wireless and optical communications, and monitoring technologies for biomedical and industrial applications. He previously worked for the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory from 1987 through 1996, and the Institute for Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) in Japan from 1996 through 1998, where his work involved various aspects of MEMS and terahertz technologies for space communications and remote sensing applications. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, and serves on technical program and steering committees for various IEEE and SPIE symposia. He is a member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques, Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Electron Devices, Antennas and Propagation, and Education societies. His current research interests include MEMS, m
icrowave/terahertz radio, remote sensing technology, and biomedical applications.