Ng Geok Ing received his Ph.D degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1990. From 1991 to 1993, he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Space Terahertz Technology in the University of Michigan, working on microwave/ millimeter-wave semiconductor devices and MMICs.
In 1993, he joined TRW Inc. in Space Park, California as a Senior Member of Technical Staff engaging in the R&D work on GaAs and InP-based HEMTs for high frequency low-noise and power MMIC applications. In 1994, he was awarded the TRW Roll of Honor award on the Independent R&D project on Millimeter-Wave Power Devices.
In 1995, he joined the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as a Lecturer in the School of EEE and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999. In 1996, he was seconded to be the Programme Manager for the III-V MMICs Programme at the Microelectronics Centre in NTU. This major program was supported by NSTB and DSO to spearhead the MMIC development effort in Singapore. From 2005 to 2009, he was again seconded to the Temasek Laboratories@NTU as the Programme Manager for the MMIC Design Centre. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious Singapore’s Defense Technology Prize for his outstanding technological contributions in MMIC R&D. In 2010, he was appointed Head of the Microelectronics Division in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in NTU.
He has authored and co-authored more than 190 international journal and conference papers. He has 7 filed patents and 1 awarded patent. In 1990, he was awarded the European Microwave Prize for his work on InP-based heterostructure monolithic amplifiers. He has also served as consultant to Oki Techno Centre Singapore Pte. Ltd., Fujitsu Quantum Devices (S) Pte. Ltd. and DSO Nationals Labs.