Pedro CHEONG張子康
Lecturer (UM Macao Fellow)

Academic Qualifications | Research Sojourn | Professional Working Experiences | Award and Honor | Teaching | Research | Selected Publications | Professional Affiliation | Services | Contact Details


Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Macau, Macao, China (2015)
  • M.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Macau, Macao, China (2005)
  • B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Macau, Macao, China (2001)

Research Sojourn

  • Visiting Research Fellow, Poly-Grames Research Center, Polytechnique Montreal (University of Montreal), Montreal, QC, Canada (Since July 2018)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Poly-Grames Research Center, Polytechnique Montreal (University of Montreal), Montreal, QC, Canada (June 2012 – November 2012)

Professional Working Experiences

  • Administrative Officer (November 2013 – August 2018), Senior Administrative Assistant (November 2009 – October 2013), Administrative Assistant (July 2008 – October 2009) for Laboratory and Administrative Affairs, Wireless Communication Laboratory, University of Macau
  • Research Assistant, Wireless Communication Laboratory, University of Macau (January 2005 – June 2008)
  • IC Design Engineer, Chipidea Microelectronics (Macau) Limited (July 2001 – December 2004)
  • Graduate Trainee, INESC-Macau, University of Macau (July 2000 – June 2001)

Award and Honor

  • Merit Prize, Macao Information and Communication Technology Award (2011)
  • Co-Recipient of Best Student Paper Award, International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (2010)
  • Second Runner-up, Macao Information and Communication Technology Award (2010)
  • Recipient of Honorary Student Paper, International Conference on Applications of Electromagnetism and Student Innovation Competition Awards (2010)

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

  • Applied Electronics III (ELEC321)
  • Telecommunication Electronics (ELEC440)

Postgraduate Courses

  • Active Network Theory (IMSE006)
  • Advanced Topics in Simulation (IMSE008)

Research

Research Interests

  • RF/Microwave Circuit Design
  • Radar Sensing
  • Harmonic Communication System
  • Phased Array Antenna for Massive MIMO
  • RFID Technology

Recent Research Projects

Projects funded by University of Macau

  • “Novel Radiofrequency Identification System based on Nonlinear Harmonic Communication Technique” (Research Coordinator, 2017 – 2019)

Projects funded by The Science and Technology Development Fund

  • “Multi-Beam, Multi-Band, Multi-Function Radar Systems” (Research Coordinator, 2014 – 2017)
  • “Miniaturized and Multi-Functional Switched Beam Antenna Arrays for UHF RFID” (Co-PI, 2012 – 2015)
  • “ZnMgS based UV flame detectors of fire-safety applications” (Research Assistant, 2009 – 2011)

Projects funded by Bureau of Telecommunication Regulation

  • “Radiation Safety Study for Mobile Telecommunication Base Stations in Macao” (Research Coordinator, 2016)
  • “Research on TV Services in Macao” (Research Assistant, 2013 – 2014)

Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  1. P. Cheong, K. Wu and K.-W. Tam, “Nonlinear communication system with harmonic diversity,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 4130–4149, Dec 2015.
  2. P. Cheong, K.-F. Chang, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “A highly integrated antenna-triplexer with simultaneous three-port isolations based on multi-mode excitation,” IEEE Trans. Antenna Propag., vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 363–368, Jan. 2014.
  3. P. Cheong, K. Wu, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “Yagi-Uda antenna for multiband radar applications,” IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., vol. 13, pp. 1065–1068, 2014.
  4. L. Yang, P. Cheong, L. Han, W.-W. Choi, K.-W. Tam and K. Wu, “Miniaturized parallel coupled-line filter-antenna with spurious response suppression,” IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., vol. 10, pp. 726–729, 2011.
  5. P. Cheong, K.-F. Chang, Y.-H. Lai, S.-K. Ho, I.-K. Sou and K.-W. Tam, “A ZigBee-based wireless sensor network node for ultraviolet detection of flame,” IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron., vol. 58, no. 11, pp. 5271–5277, Nov. 2011.
  6. P. Cheong, T.-S. Lv, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “A compact microstrip square-loop dual-mode balun-bandpass filter with simultaneous spurious response suppression and differential performance improvement,” IEEE Microw. Wireless Compon. Lett., vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 77–79, Feb. 2011.
  7. S.-W. Fok, P. Cheong, K.-W. Tam, and R. P. Martins, “A novel microstrip square-loop dual-mode bandpass filter with simultaneous size reduction and spurious response suppression,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 2033–2041, May 2006.
  8. P. Cheong, S.-W. Fok, and K.-W. Tam, “Miniaturized parallel coupled-line bandpass filter with spurious response suppression,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Tech., vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1810–1816, May 2005.

Conference Papers

  1. P. Cheong, K. Wu, D. Deslandes and K.-W. Tam, “Performance analysis on wireless communication system with harmonic frequency channels concept,” in IEEE MTT-S Int. Wireless Symp. Dig., Beijing, Apr. 2013, pp. 1–4.
  2. L. Yang, P. Cheong, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “Differential microstrip bandpass filter with dual-band responses using parallel-coupled line structure”, in Proc. Asia-Pacific Microw. Conf., Dec. 2012, 28–30.
  3. W.-Y. Zhuang, P. Cheong, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “Novel filter-antenna using slot antenna and centrally loaded coupled line operated at 2.0 GHz and 2.4 GHz,” in Proc. Int. Symp. Antenna Propag., Oct. 2011.
  4. W.-Y. Zhuang, M. Costa, P. Cheong and K.-W. Tam, “Flood monitoring of distribution substation in low-lying areas using wireless sensor network,” in Proc. Int. Conf. System Science and Engineering, Jun. 2011, pp. 601–604.
  5. L. Yang, P. Cheong, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “A three-port integrated dual band filter-antenna module,” in Proc. Int. Symp. Antenna Propag., Nov. 2010, pp. 1029–1032.
  6. W.-Y. Zhuang, P. Cheong, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “An integrated open-loop resonator bandpass filter-slot antenna with stopband improvement,” in Proc. Int. Symp. Antenna Propag., Nov. 2010, pp. 1033–1036.
  7. B.-K. Ou, D. Piscarreta, P. Cheong, W.-W. Choi and K.-W. Tam, “Open-loop stub-loaded dual-band resonator for solution sensing,” in Proc. Int. Symp. Antenna Propag., Nov. 2010, pp. 836–839.
  8. P. Cheong, S.-N. Lam, Y.-Q. Qui, W.-W. Choi, and K.-W. Tam, “A tunable antenna-filter module for simultaneous UHF RFID-based power facility monitoring and partial discharge measurement,” in Proc. Int. Conf. Applications of Electromagnetism and Student Innovation Competition Awards, Taipei, Aug. 2010, pp. 182–186.
  9. P. Cheong, K.-I. Lai and K.-W. Tam, “Compact Wilkinson power divider with simultaneous bandpass response and harmonic suppression,” in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microw. Symp. Dig., May 2010, pp. 1588–1591.
  10. T.-S. Lv, S.-W. Fok, P. Cheong, and K.-W. Tam, “Compact microstrip square-loop dual-mode bandpass filter design with wideband response,” in IEEE Asia Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems, 2008, pp. 93–96.
  11. S.-W. Fok, P. Cheong, and K.-W. Tam, “Microstrip dual-mode bandpass filter design with simultaneous size reduction & spurious response suppression,” in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Dig., Jun. 2005, pp. 2175–2178.
  12. S.-W. Fok, P. Cheong and K.-W. Tam, “Microstrip dual-mode bandpass filter design with simultaneous size reduction & spurious response suppression,” in IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symp. Dig., Jun. 2005, pp. 2175–2178.
  13. S.-W. Fok, P. Cheong and K.-W. Tam, “A novel microstrip bandpass filter design using asymmetric parallel coupled-line,” in IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems, May 2005, pp. 404–407.
  14. P. Cheong and K.-W. Tam, “Novel folded-end parallel-coupled-line microstrip filter with 2nd and 3rd harmonic response suppression,” in Mediterranean Microwave Symp., Jun. 2004, pp. 115.
  15. K.-F. Chang, P. Cheong, S.-W. Ting, K.-W. Tam, “Novel speech spectra all-pole modelling based upon selective even-samples linear prediction,” in IEEE Int. Conf. Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Dec. 2000, pp. 1022–1025.

Professional Affiliation

  • Member of IEEE (Since 2001)

Services

Professional Services

Conference Organization

  • Secretary, International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (2010)

Journal Reviewer

  • IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
  • IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • Journal of Radio Frequency Identification
  • IEEE Access
  • IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation
  • Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
  • Journal of Progress in Electromagnetics Research

University Services

University Level

  • Member, Tender Selection Committees (2013 – 2018)
  • Member, UM Health Ambassador Committee (Since September 2016)

Faculty Level

  • Laboratory Safety Officer, Faculty of Science and Technology (October 2016 – August 2018)

Community Services

Professional Community

  • Committee Member, IEEE Macau AP/MT Joint Chapter (Since 2014)

Social Community

  • Board Member, Special Olympics Macau (2000 – 2018)

High School Outreach

  • Lecturer, Wireless Technology Study Summer Camp of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Since 2008)
  • Invited Lecturer (Popular Science Promotion), The Workers’ Children High School (2010)
  • Invited Lecturer (Popular Science Promotion), Instituto Salesiano (2009)

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3054
Telephone: (853) 8822-8058
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: pcheong