Skip to main content

Shing Wai Chan



Dr. Shing Wai Chan is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Oracle Corporation, specializing in J2EE, Java EE, application servers, web containers, and security. He is Spec Lead for JSR 340, Java Servlet 3.1 Specification, as well as implementation lead on the web container in GlassFish, the Reference Implementation (RI) of Java EE. Previously he was an Expert Group member helping develop JSR 196, Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for Containers (JASPIC), and he also worked on its RI, as well as the RIs for JSR 115, Java Authorization Contract for Containers (JACC); JSR 250, Common Annotations for the Java Platform; and JSR 315, Java Servlet 3.0 Specification.

Shing Wai shares his knowledge and experience in several ways. He has spoken at the JavaOne conference, as well as the CommunityOne conference. He blogs infrequently through and Oracle. He has also written some technical articles on "Security Annotations and Authorizations," "Key Management and PKCS#11 Tokens," and "Enterprise JavaBeans Query Language," as well as some technical tips on the use of annotations in web applications and the use of JAX-WS-based web services.

From his home in San Jose, California, Shing Wai enjoys reading and hiking. He holds a PhD in Mathematics from The Ohio State University and a BSc from University of Hong Kong.