Michael Loong Peng Tan is a Senior Lecturer and researcher in the field of low dimensional nanoelectronics devices in the Computational Nanoelectronics (CoNE) Research Group, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering and was appointed as a tutor in the same university in September 2003. He started his Master by research on June 2004 and carried out his research as a graduate intern in Penang Design Centre (PDC) Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd, Penang. He was awarded Masters of Engineering from UTM in 2006. Subsequently, Michael pursued his PhD in Engineering at Queens’ College, Cambridge from October 2007 until June 2011.  He was awarded his PhD degree in July 2011 at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

He is a Chartered Engineer registered under the Engineering Council, United Kingdom. He is a lifetime corporate member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Institute of Physics (IOP), life member of the American Physical Society (APS) and senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE). His research interests are in device modeling and circuit simulation of silicon and carbon-based nanotransistor.