Head of Department – Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Professor Peter Cheung has accepted an extension of his appointment as Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering to 30 September 2016.

Graduating from Imperial in 1973 and after working for Hewlett-Packard in Scotland, Peter Cheung returned to Imperial as a research student in 1976. He was appointed as lecturer in charge of microprocessor teaching for the College in 1980, senior lecturer in 1992, reader in 1997 and professor of digital systems in 2002. Professor Cheung’s commitment to research and teaching has been acknowledged by the award of one of the three earliest Teaching Fellowships from Imperial in 1994 and one of the Rector’s Research Excellence awards (jointly with Professor Wayne Luk) in 2006.

Professor Cheung was first appointed Head of Department in 2008 and appointed Deputy Principal (Education) in the Faculty of Engineering in 2011.