Way-Seen Wang (王維新) was born on March 11, 1948, in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1970, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1975 and 1979, respectively.
Since August 1971, he has been with the department of electrical engineering, National Taiwan University. In 1984, he became a full professor. In 2003, he retired.
Prof. Wang is a life member of IEEE and an emeritus member of OSA.