Ting-wei Tang

Professor Emeritus

201 Marcus Hall
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292 


B.S., National Taiwan University, 1957;
M.S. Brown University, 1961; Ph.D., 1964. 

Research Interests: 

Numerical Analysis. Numerical Modeling.

Selected Publications: 


  • "A New Method for Extracting Carrier Mobility from Monte-Carlo Simulation", (with H. Gan), IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 399-401, 2001.

  • "Two Formulations of Semiconductor Transport Equations Based on Spherical Harmonic Expansion of the Boltzmann Transport Equation", (with H. Gan), IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, Vol. 47, No. 9, pp. 1726-1732, 2000.

  • "Simulation of Bistable Laser Diodes with Inhomogeneous Excitation", (with G. Fang), VLSI Design, Vol. 8, No. 1-4, pp. 283-287, 1998.

  • "Time-Dependent Solution of a Full Hydrodynamic Model Including Convective Terms and Viscous Effect", (with D. Xu and S.S. Kucherenko), VLSI Design, Vol. 6, No. 1-4, pp. 173-176, 1998.
Society Memberships: 

American Physical Society - Forum of Industrial and Applied Physics. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers - Electron Devices Society. URSI, Commissions B & H. 

Honors & Awards: 

Corinna Borden Keen Fellow, Brown University, 1964. NSF Faculty Fellowship, Summer Institute of Plasma Physics, Princeton University, Summer 1964. NSF Faculty Fellowship, Conference on Plasma Dynamics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Summer 1965. AEC Faculty Fellowship, Summer Laboratory Workshop in Plasma Properties, University of Maryland, Summer 1967. Outstanding Professor Award, Delta Eta Chapter, Eta Kappa Nu Association, December 1979. Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts, May 1989. General Electric Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts, February, 1991. Chancellor's Medal, University of Massachusetts, November 2000. Sigma Xi. Eta Kappa Nu. Tau Beta Pi. American Men and Women of Science. Who's Who in Technology Today. 

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Task Force on Rethinking Undergraduate Education for the next century, 1994-1995. Subcommittee on CAD/Modeling, IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology. Meeting, Minneapolic, Minesota, 1995-1997. Faculty Senate Academic Personnel Policy Committee, 1996-1998. Faculty Senate Council on University Advancement, 1998-2000. Vice Chancellor for Research Search Committee, 1996-1998, 1999-2000.