The President today announced his intention to nominate Eugene Wong to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. This is a new position.
Dr. Wong has served at the University of California at Berkeley as a professor of electrical engineering and computer science, 1969 - present; as an assistant professor, 1962 - 1965; and as an associate professor, 1965 - 1969. He has served as a fellow at Harvard University, Imperial College, and the University of Cambridge. Prior to this, he worked for IBM Research Center in Yorktown, NY, 1960 - 1962, and for the IBM Research Laboratory in Poughkeepsie, NY, 1955 - 1956.
Dr. Wong graduated from Princeton (B.A., 1955; Ph.D., 1959). He was born December 24, 1934, in Nanking, China. He is married, has three children, and resides in Berkeley, CA.