Chinese Americans elected to NAE


The National academy of Engineering elected 76 membersand 11 Foreign Associates at its 2004 Annual Meeting October 3 in Washington D.C. Seven Chiense Aemricans were inducted as NAE members. They are:

Young-Kai Chen, director, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, N.J. For contributions to the development of high-speed compound semiconductor electronics and optoelectronics for telecommunications.
Sunlin Chou, senior vice president and general manager, technology and manufacturing group, Intel Corp., Hillsboro, Ore. For pioneering work on silicon processes resulting in 35 years of improvements in accordance with Moore's law.
Biing-Hwang (Fred) Juang, Motorola Foundation Chair Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For contributions to speech coding and speech recognition.
Chain T. Liu, senior corporate fellow and group leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. For advancing ordered metallic compounds from the laboratory to practice.
Daniel C. Tsui, Arthur Legrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. For contributions to the understanding of quantum physics of two-dimensional electron systems at semiconductor interfaces.
Chien-Fu Jeff Wu, Coca Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. For conceiving and building modern systems of experimental design based on contemporary methods for parameter estimating to provide quality improvements.
Victor W. Zue, professor, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. For advances in the understanding of acoustic phonetics and systems for understanding spoken language.



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