Dr. Franco N.C. Wong is a principal investigator in the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received the B.A. in physics and B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Rochester in 1977, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford University in 1979 and 1983 respectively. He joined RLE in 1986 as Research Scientist, and was promoted to Principal Research Scientist in 1998 and Senior Research Scientist in 2003.
Dr. Wong carries out studies in quantum and nonlinear optics. His research includes the generation and application of entangled light for quantum communication, quantum imaging, and quantum information processing.