Professor Ewe Hong Tat obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Malaya, Malaysia, Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T., USA and PhD degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia.
He had worked before in Motorola Penang, Intel Penang, MIT’s Research Laboratory for Electronics, University of Malaya and Multimedia University (MMU) where his last position held in MMU was Vice President (Academic). He is currently a Senior Professor of Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science and the President/CEO of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). He was also the recipient of a number of awards including The Young Scientist Award of URSI (International Union of Radio Science) in 1996, The Outstanding Young Malaysian (TOYM) Award 2005 for Academic Leadership and Accomplishment, and The Toray Science and Technology Award by Malaysian Toray Science Foundation in 2011. He is currently a Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), Fellow and Secretary General of ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), Chair of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Malaysia Chapter, Deputy Chairman of Science, Technology and Innovations Consultative Committee of ACCCIM, Educational Counsellor and Regional Chair (Malaysia) of MIT Educational Council, and was a Council Member of Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA) from 2013-2018.
In publication, he has published in books, international journals, conferences, and newspaper and magazine column articles. His research interest includes microwave remote sensing, satellite image processing, wireless sensor network and intelligent computing. He is also active in consultancy and technopreneur development works and had been a consultant/advisor for several listed and startup companies in Malaysia.