Dr. A.C.H. Yu
B.Sc. Calgary; M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Toronto
Dr. Alfred C.H. Yu
Honorary Associate Professor
Diagnostic ultrasound: system design, advanced imaging paradigms, application development.
Therapeutic ultrasound: biophysics, cellular bioeffects, treatment strategies.
Alfred Yu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo and an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong. Alfred obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (with Distinction) at the University of Calgary in 2002. He received his M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2004 and 2007, and in between, he completed a corporate internship at Philips Research North America. Following his graduate studies, he moved to Asia for 8 years to build an inquiry-driven research portfolio in Hong Kong, where he established and led the Biomedical Ultrasound Laboratory at HKU. Over this period, he first served in the capacity of Postdoctoral Fellow & Honorary Assistant Professor (2007-2008), and then as a Research Assistant Professor and the PI of the Biomedical Ultrasound Laboratory (2008-2015).
Alfred is a Senior Member of IEEE, and he is the Past Chairperson of the IEEE-EMBS Hong Kong Chapter (2010-2012). He is now an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control and an Editorial Board Member of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. He also serves on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium and the International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound.