Professor Ho received his BEng and PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Nottingham. Currently a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), he has been with the Department of Electronic Engineering and held positions as Associate Dean of Engineering, CUHK; Assistant Professor in Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong; Senior Process Engineer for semiconductor laser fabrication in Hewlett-Packard. His service to the professional and academic community includes Chairman of Hong Kong Optical Engineering Society; Chairman of IEEE Electron Device/Solid-State Circuits (ED/SSC) Hong Kong Chapter, Admission Panel member of Technology Business Incubation Programme (IncuTech) operated by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP); Council Member of The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi). His current academic interests focus at nano-sized semiconductor materials for photonic and sensor applications, optical instrumentation, surface plasmon resonance biosensors, lab-on-a-chip and biophotonics. As keen supporter of university-industry collaboration, he has founded of a spin-off company to commercialize phase-sensitive surface plasmon resonance biosensors and lab-on-a-disc. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles, 33 Chinese and 6 US patents. He is a Fellow of SPIE and HKIE.