Alumnus Chia-Hong Jan elected fellow of IEEE

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named Chia-Hong Jan (MSMS&E ’88, PhDMS&E ’91) among its 2017 class of fellows. The honor recognizes Jan for his leadership in developing low power logic technologies for system-on-chip (SoC).

Jan, of Portland, Oregon, is an Intel senior fellow and the director of high-performance computing and SoC technology integration for the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for Intel’s most advanced process technology development for next-generation CPUs used in high-performance and SoC product segments, including data center, cloud server, desktop, laptop, notebook, tablet, smartphone, application-specific integrated circuits, field-programmable gate arrays and wireless communication products.

Jan holds more than 60 patents worldwide in the fields of semiconductor manufacturing process and integration. He has published more than 40 technical papers related to CMOS processing technology. Jan has received three Intel Achievement Awards and was honored with the UW-Madison College of Engineering’s Distinguished Achievement Award in 2008.

The IEEE is the world’s foremost professional association for advancing technology for humanity. With more than 400,000 members from 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.

IEEE fellows comprise top one-tenth of one-percent of the total membership, an honor bestowed by the Board of Directors only to researchers with outstanding records of accomplishment.

Author: Adam Malecek