Johnny W. Wong - Biographical Information
Johnny W. Wong received the BS, MS,
and PhD degrees from UCLA
in 1970, 1971, and 1975, respectively. He joined the
University of Waterloo as an Assistant Professor in computer science
in 1975 and achieved the rank of Professor in 1985.
His administrative appointments include
Associate Provost, Computing
and Information Systems (1989 to 1994),
Director of the
Institute for Computer Research (1998 to 2002), and Director of
the Cheriton School of Computer Science (2003 to 2006).
He spent three 12-month sabbatical leaves as a visiting
scientist at the
IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, in 1981/82, 1988/89, and 1995/96,
18 PhD and 48 Master's students have
completed their degrees under his supervision (or co-supervision).
Among his professional activities are Editor for Wide Area Networks of IEEE
Transactions on Communications (1989 to 1992), member of Editorial Board
of Performance Evaluation (1986 to 1993), member of Editorial Board of
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (1997 to 2000), Technical Program Chair
of IEEE INFOCOM '84,
and General Chair of the 1999 International
Conference on Network Protocols.
After his retirement
in 2016, he was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor Emeritus.