Professor Edwin Kan is one of the leading scientists and advocates of RFID technology. He received his B.S. in 1984 from the National Taiwan University and his Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992.
Professor Kan was a Senior CAD Engineer at Dawn Technology from 1992-1994. From 1994-1997 he was a Research Associate at Stanford University. He joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering at Cornell in 1997 where he is currently a full professor.