Chan Pak Ian, a first-year PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), the State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI, and the Institute of Microelectronics at the University of Macau (UM) received the certificate of merit from the Macao SAR government on 13 January.
The outstanding performance in academics of Chan Pak Ian has been widely recognized. After receiving the 13th China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award last, he and his research team completed a research project, namely ‘Practical Application of Advanced Controlled New Generation Current Quality Compensation Device’ funded by the Macao Science and Technology Development Fund, have been published by internationally-renowned journals in power electronics, namely IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (SCI, Q1) and IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (SCI, Q1), and three of them have been published by the Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. (IECON). His research was successfully transformed and applied to the Macau Water Supply Company, contributing to the energy conservation and emission reduction in Macau.
Chan has shown perseverance and tireless spirit in technological innovation. In regards of receiving this honor, he expressed his gratitude to the Macao SAR government for its recognition and support of his scientific research work for many years. In the future, he will continue to assist in the industrialization of scientific research results, and contribute more to the development of scientific research in Macao.