Leung Tsang is presently a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Leung Tsang was born, and completed the High School education, in Hong Kong. He received the SB, SM, EE, and Ph.D. degrees all from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was an Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas in 1980-1983.
He was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1983-2014, and was the Department Chair of UWEE in 2006-2011. Between 2001-2004, he was on leave from University of Washington and was a Professor Chair at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing in 1996-2000. He was the President of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society for the 2-year term, 2006-2007. Since April 2008, he has been the President of the Electromagnetics Academy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. His current research interests are in microwave remote sensing, wave scattering and propagation in random media and rough surfaces, high frequency interconnects, signal integrity, electromagnetic compatibility, computational electromagnetics and plasmonics.