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He was formerly Chief Technology Officer of TSMC and is best known for contributions to IC reliability, BSIM SPICE models, and the FinFET transistor.

He has received the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama and UC Bekeley's Distinguished Teaching Award.

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  • 1973, Ph.D., EECS, UC Berkeley
  • 1970, M.S., EECS, UC Berkeley
  • 1968, B.S., EE, National Taiwan University

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