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Assistant Professor of the College of Engineering

Mable Fok is an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia, in the division of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She is the director of the Lightwave and Microwave Photonics Laboratory. Her recent research interest is on microwave photonics devices and systems, photonic-neuromorphic signal processing, and fiber optics sensor for biomedical, robotics, and civil engineering. Mable was an associate research scholar in Lightwave Communications Laboratory in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. She has been supervising both undergraduate and graduate students since she joined the group in 2007. She has published over 170 journal and conference papers, including 18 invited papers. She is a contributing author of the book Optical switches Materials and design, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2010.

Her recent research interest is on photonic implementation of neuromorphic algorithm and developing new photonic techniques for dynamic and flexible RF communication systems. Dr. Fok is the recipient of the 2017 NSF CAREER award, 2016 University of Georgia CURO Research Mentoring Award, 2015 University of Georgia College of Engineering Excellence in Research Faculty Award, 2014 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from ORAU, and 2010 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship.