Staff Profile

Dr WANG, Chao-Fu, Principal Research Scientist, email:

Received the B.Sc. degree in mathematics from the Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China, in 1985; the M.Sc. degree in applied mathematics from the Hunan University, Changsha, China, 1989; and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, 1995.

Joined the Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST), was a Lecturer from 1987 to 1995, and then an Associate Professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics, and later an Associate Professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering at the NUST. Went to USA to work in the Center for Computational Electromagnetics (CCEM), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from 1996 to 1999.

Came to Singapore in 1999 to join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS) as a Research Fellow. Was transferred to Temasek Laboratories @ NUS to be a Research Scientist since September 2001. ( My personal website: )

Professional Affiliations
Senior Member, The Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA

Research Activities
To conduct research on advanced computational electromagnetics (CEM) for real applications with focus on predicting, understanding, and controlling EM wave scattering, propagation, and interaction in complex environment

Research Interests
Fast algorithms for computational electromagnetics, scattering and antenna analysis, ferrite components and their analysis, monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) design and fast EM simulation, fast prediction of EM scattering from large and complex target, efficient electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)/electromagnetic interference (EMI) modeling for practical platform, EM scattering, and antenna measurement

1995, Distinguished Ph.D. Dissertation judged by Committee of UESTC

1997, Second Prize of the Science and Technology Progress Award of the State Education Commission, the P. R. China

2010, The 2009 Best ACES Journal Paper Award from the Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) for Analyzing PEC Scattering Structure Using an IE-FFT Algorithm, Appl. Comput. Electromagn. Soc. J., vol. 24, no. 2, 2009, by S. M. Seo, C. F. Wang, and J. F. Lee, April 2010

Selected Publications
C. F. Wang, L. W. Li, P. S. Kooi, and M. S. Leong, Efficient capacitance computation for three-dimensional structures based on adaptive integral method, J. Electromagn. Waves and Appl. vol. 14, no. 8, pp.1133-1134, 2000, and Progress In Electromagnetics Research, PIERS 30,pp. 33-46, 2001.

F. Ling, C. F. Wang, and J. M. Jin, An efficient algorithm for analyzing large-scale microstrip structures using adaptive integral method combined with discrete complex image method, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech., vol. 48, pp. 832-839, May, 2000.

C. F. Wang, F. Ling, J. Song, and J. M. Jin, Adaptive integral solution of combined field integral equation, Microwave Opt. Tech. Lett., vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 321-328, 1998.

C. F. Wang, F. Ling, and J. M. Jin, A fast full-wave analysis of scattering and radiation from large finite arrays of microstrip antennas, IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 46, pp.1467-1474, Oct. 1998.

C. F. Wang and J. M. Jin, Simple and efficient computation of electromagnetic fields in arbitrarily-shaped, inhomogeneous dielectric bodies using transpose-free QMR and FFT, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. vol. 46, pp. 553-558, May 1998.