Professor Emeritus of UC Berkeley, Professor of NCTU
Chenming Hu is UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus, NCTU Professor and formerly the Chief Technology Officer of TSMC. He led the development of FinFET--the 3D transistor which enabled scaling beyond 20nm, and the industry-standard transistor model (BSIM) used in the design of over $1T worth of ICs. He has received the IEEE Nishizawa Medal, Solid State Circuits Award and Jack Morton Award; the EDA industry's Phil Kaufman Award and UC Berkeley's highest honor for teaching -- the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 2016, President Obama presented to him the US National Medal of Technology and Innovation.