Wayne Luk received the M.A., M.Sc., and D.Phil. degrees in engineering and computing science from Oxford University, Oxford, U.K.
He founded and leads the Computer Systems Section and the Custom Computing Group, Department of Computing at Imperial College London.
He was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, and Queens University Belfast, Belfast, U.K. He is currently a Professor of Computer Engineering at the Imperial College London, London, U.K. He has been an author or editor for six books and four special journal issues.
Dr. Luk is a member of the Program Committee of many international conferences, such as the IEEE International Symposium on FieldProgrammable Custom Computing Machines, the International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Application (FPL), and the International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT).
He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the British Computer Society Ltd. He had 15 papers that received awards from various conferences, such as the IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors, FPL, FPT, the International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling and Simulation, X Southern Programmable Logic Conference, and the European Regional Science Association. He also received the Research Excellence Award from the Imperial College London in 2006. He was a founding Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Reconfigurable Technology and Systems.