Lab 604

Department of Electrical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University

Miin Wu School of Computing, National Cheng Kung University

Academy of Innovative Semiconductor and Sustainable Manufacturing, National Cheng Kung University

Philex Fan

Assistant Professor

Yushan Youth Scholar

Yu-Jen Scholar

Room 95603, ChiMei Building

1 University Rd., East Dist.

Tainan City 701, Taiwan


Welcome to Lab 604 (a.k.a. Philex Lab)! We are always looking for talented applicants pursuing the Ph.D. or Master degree. If you find one of our research topics interesting, feel free to contact us and apply to our graduate or postgraduate program.

Philex Fan is the principle investigator of Lab 604. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) undergraduate program and the M.S. degree in electrical control engineering from the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan in 2008 and 2011 respectively. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K. in 2019. Until August 2021, Philex was a principle engineer at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. in Hsinchu, Taiwan, after undertaking the role of a senior research engineer at Arm Ltd. in Cambridge, U.K. He also undertook the role of intern at Qualcomm, Cambridge U.K., and Cisco System Inc., Taipei, Taiwan, and research assistant at the NCTU. Since August 2021, he has been on the faculty of the National Cheng Kung Univeristy (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, where he is an assistant professor of Department of Electrical Engieering. He is elected as the 2021 Yushan Youth Scholar by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan and Yu-Jen Scholar by NCKU.


Aug 3, 2021 A conference paper co-authored by Philex Fan with Arm Research is accepted by 2021 A-SSCC! :smile: This discloses RF energy harvesting IoT tag with computing enabling 1-trillion IoTs.
Aug 3, 2021 A conference paper co-authored by Philex Fan with TSMC is accepted by 2021 IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits! :sparkles: It reveals the first in the world antifuse OTP memory in 5nm technology.
Nov 7, 2015 A long announcement with details