Pedro Cheong received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Macau, Macao, in 2000, 2005, and 2014. In 2008, he joined the Wireless Communication Laboratory at the University of Macau as a Laboratory Affairs Officer. Later on, Dr. Cheong became a Lecturer (UM Macao Fellow) at the University of Macau. During the summer of 2012 and from 2018 to 2020, he conducted academic research at the Poly-Grames Research Center, Ecole Polytechnique (University of Montreal), Canada. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Macau. His research interests include RF/MW passive filter designs, circuit modeling, antenna arrays, RFID systems, multiband communication, and advanced wireless transceiver systems.
Dr. Cheong was the recipient of the Macao Science and Technology Award for Postgraduates in 2012 and the three best student paper awards in various international conferences. He was also a member of the organizing committee of the 2010 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers in top-tier journals and international conferences. Since 2015, Dr. Cheong serves as the secretary of the IEEE Macau AP/MTT Joint Chapter. In addition, he is a reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, and Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications.