Current photo: 

Chih-Yuan (C. Y.)
Current position: 
CTO/President; Distinguished Chair Professor
Current nationality: 
Taiwan, China
Current residence: 
Taiwan, China
Macronix International; National Taiwan University
Lu, Ph.D. from Columbia University, worked at AT&T Bell Labs; later joined the Electronics Research and Service Organisation (ERSO) of Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to lead Taiwan’s National Submicron Project. He is the Chairman and CEO of Ardentec Corp., and serves as the President and CTO of Macronix International. He has published more than 500 technical papers and has been granted 160 patents. Lu has been elected as an IEEE Fellow, American Physical Society Fellow, Fellow of National Academy of Inventors, and ITRI Laureate. He has been awarded the IEEE Third Millennium Medal; the IEEE Frederik Philips Award; and the 2013 Presidential Science Prize, the highest award in Taiwan. In 2018, Lu was elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica, the first CEO from industry to have been honored by Academia Sinica.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
12 - Responsible consumption and production
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
semiconductor physics and technology, integrated circuits, solid state devices and material
06-Engineering Sciences
TWAS Awards: 
TWAS Prize in Engineering Sciences (2014)
Last updated on 31/07/2020