Wibool Piyawattanametha


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National Electronics & Computer Technology Center and Chulalongkorn University


Wibool Piyawattanametha received the B.Eng. (magna cum laude) degree in electronics engineering from King MongkutÂ’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1994 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1999 and 2004, respectively. From 1994 to 1997, he was with Schlumberger, Ltd. He is currently with the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Pathumthani, Thailand, as a director of Advanced Biosensors Laboratory, the faculty of medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Thailand, as a director of Advanced Imaging Research Center, and the Bio-X Program, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, as a senior research scientist. He has authored or co-authored over 60 conference and journal papers, and has contributed 5 book chapters in the field of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), Photonics, and Bio-medical Imaging.Dr. Piyawattanametha has been the technical program chairs for the Optical MEMS and Miniaturized Systems of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Photonics West Conference, USA (from 2007).