Zhi-Gong Wang was born in Henan, China. He received the M.-Eng. degree in radio engineering from Nanjing Institute of Technology (now, Southeast University), Nanjing, China, in 1981, and the Dr.-Ing. degree in electronic engineering from Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, in 1990. From 1977 to 1981, he worked on radio communication techniques and computer aided circuit designs in Nanjing Institute of Technology. During 1982-1984 he worked as a lecturer on semiconductor circuit techniques in Tongji-University, Shanghai. From 1985 to 1990, he worked on high-speed silicon bipolar circuit designs for multigigabit/s optic fiber communication in Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. From Oct. 1990 to Sept. 1997, he has been with Fraunhofer-Institute of Applied Solid State Physics, Freiburg, Germany, working on high-speed GaAs ICs for optic-fiber data transmission and MMICs. Since Oct. 1997, he is full professor of Southeast University, Nanjing, China.