Mable Fok

Principle Investigator

Email: mfok@uga.edu

Mable Fok joined UGA in 2012 after her postdoc training at Princeton University for five years. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia, in the division of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. She has published over 170 journal and conference papers. Her recent research interest is on development of biomedical sensors, 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.

Honors & Awards

  • 2019 UGA Creative Research Medal
  • 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

Teaching

  • CSEE 2220 Digital Logic Design
  • ELEE4145 Introduction to Lasers and Photonics
  • ELEE4590 Principle of Communication Systems
  • ENGR 8990 Special Topic – Advanced Fiber Optics Sensors
  • ENGR 8990 Special Topic – Advanced Ultrafast Photonics
  • ENGR 8980 Special Topic – Microwave Photonics
  • ENGR 8980 Special Topic – Silicon Photonics I
  • FYOS 1001 Fiber Optics and You

Awards Received by Supervisee

  • Qidi Liu (PhD): College of Engineering Excellence in Graduate Research Award
  • Jia Ge (PhD): Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad
  • Phiet Do (Undergrad): Undergraduate Merit Awards for Research
  • Luis Perea (Undergrad): Undergraduate Awards for Academic Excellence (Computer System)
  • Aneek James (Undergrad): Undergraduate Awards for Academic Excellence (Electrical)
  • Jia Ge (Undergrad): Brahm P. Verma Award for Academic and Leadership Excellence
  • Aneek James(Undergrad): Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention 2016
  • Jia Ge (PhD): Brahm P. Verma Award Honorable Mention 2016
  • Jia Ge (PhD): Interdisciplinary and Innovative Grant 2016
  • Ryan Toole (MS): James L. Carmon Scholarship 2014
  • Aneek James(Undergrad): Dean William Tate Honor Society
  • Aneek James(Undergrad): CURO Assistantship
  • Aneek James(Undergrad): Dean’s List
  • Aneek James(Undergrad): AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

Skills

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