About Me


Dr. Michael Tan serves as an Associate Professor specializing in low-dimensional nanoelectronics devices and a member of the Computational Nanoelectronics (CoNE) Research Group at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). His academic journey commenced with a Bachelor of Engineering from UTM, followed by his appointment as a university tutor in September 2003. He initiated his Master’s research in June 2004, conducting his studies as a graduate intern at the Penang Design Centre (PDC) of Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd, Penang. He was awarded a Master of Engineering degree in 2006. Furthering his academic pursuits, Dr. Tan embarked on a PhD in Engineering at Queens’ College, Cambridge, in October 2007, achieving his doctorate in July 2011 from the University of Cambridge, UK. Dr. Tan holds the distinction of being a Chartered Engineer under the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom. His professional affiliations are extensive, including lifetime corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), membership in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), life membership in the American Physical Society (APS), and senior membership in IEEE (SMIEEE). He is recognized both as a professional engineer with a practicing certificate and a professional technologist. His research expertise encompasses device modeling and circuit simulation, with a specific focus on silicon and carbon-based nanotransistors.

No Professional Membership Designation
1 Chartered Engineer (EC) C.Eng
2 Professional Engineer with Practising Certificate (BEM) P.Eng
3 Professional Technologists (MBOT) P.Tech
4 The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) Senior Member
5 PLOS ONE Academic Editor
6 Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics (ASP) Deputy Editor
7 American Physical Society Life Member
8 Malaysian Society for Engineering and Technology Life Member
9 The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (Electronic) Member
10 The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Member
11 Johor Bahru Toastmasters International Club Competent Communicator
12 Board of Engineer Malaysia (Electronic) Member