Fong Foo Hoong
Foo Hoong graduated from the National University of Singapore with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering. Before joining DigiPen in 2017, he was a senior lecturer in computer engineering at Temasek Polytechnic, where he taught courses including embedded and C programming, digital electronics, and VHDL.
Foo Hoong has wide industry experience, having been involved in various roles at Hewlett-Packard (HP) in both Singapore and the United States. For a large part of his career at HP, Foo Hoong was involved in the design of HP’s calculators, palmtop computers, and multi-function printers, holding roles such as principal engineer, system architect, and R&D project manager. He led the electronics design and development of HP’s 38G scientific calculator, Jornada 420/430/540 series of Pocket PCs, and the Jornada 300/320/680/690/928 series of palmtop computers.
While at HP, Foo Hoong also held the role of Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Manager which involved reviewing patent portfolios on behalf of HP’s businesses with a view towards patent sales, acquisition, and technology licensing.
Foo Hoong’s interests include the areas of microprocessors and their applications. He is keen to share his experiences with the younger generation of engineers.
Fong Foo Hoong teaches the following degrees: Bachelor of Engineering in Systems Engineering (ElectroMechanical Systems), Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics Systems.