Tsu-Jae King Liu


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University of California Berkeley
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
253 Cory Hall #1770
Berkeley CA 94720-1770
Phone: +1 510 643-925
 Fax: +1 510 642-2739




Tsu-Jae King Liu received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.  From 1992 to 1996 she was a Member of Research Staff at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (Palo Alto, CA).  In August 1996 she joined the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, where she is currently the TSMC Distinguished Professor in Microelectronics, and Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.

Dr. Liu's research awards include the DARPA Significant Technical Achievement Award (2000) for development of the FinFET, the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award (2010) for contributions to nanoscale MOS transistors, memory devices, and MEMs devices, the Intel Outstanding Researcher in Nanotechnology Award (2012), and the Semiconductor Industry Association Outstanding Research Award (2014).  She has authored or co-authored close to 500 publications and holds over 90 U.S. patents, and is a Fellow of the IEEE.  Her research activities are presently in advanced materials, process technology and devices for energy-efficient electronics.