Alumnae Chiu wins Macronix Golden Silicon AwardISR alumnae Ching-Te Chiu, a 1992 ECE Ph.D. graduate advised by Professor K.J. Ray Liu (ECE/ISR), has won both the first place award and the innovation award in the Macronix Golden Silicon Awards competition for her group’s work on “Loaded Balanced Birkhoff Von Neumann Symmetric TDM Switch IC.” Chiu’s research team implemented a switch architecture capable of providing both high scalability and high throughput rate. Macronix, located in Hsin-Chu City, Taiwan, is a leading provider of Non-Volatile Memory (NVM). The company established the award to inspire research in semiconductors and Systems on Chips. Chiu, an associate professor at National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan, has been working in high speed switching and serial interface design, 10 Gbps IP routers, SONET/SDH framers and mappers, and high-definition television.
Published August 18, 2006