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Computer network executive

Benjamin E. Chi was American computer network executive. Board member Albany Symphony Orchestra, Historic Albany Foundation, Albany Charity Arts Education, Friends Albany City Carillon; vice president Center Square Association; Member Association Computing Machinery, Sigma Xi, Albany Symphony Orchestra (board directors).

Background

Chi, Benjamin E. was born on June 18, 1933 in Tianjian, China. Came to the United States, 1940. Son of Hilary Shou-Yu and Emily Exner Chi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Antioch College, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1962.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, instructor Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1962-1965. Summer research fellow University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1963. From assistant professor to associate professor physics, director computer center State University of New York, Albany, 1965-1999.

Director network technologies NYSERNet, Troy, 1999—2005. Retired, 2005

Consultant in field.

Membership

Board member Albany Symphony Orchestra, Historic Albany Foundation, Albany Charity Arts Education, Friends Albany City Carillon. Vice president Center Square Association. Member Association Computing Machinery, Sigma Xi, Albany Symphony Orchestra (board directors).

Connections

Married Virginia, February 17, 1967 (deceased July 2002).

father:
Hilary Shou-Yu

mother:
Emily Exner Chi

spouse:
Virginia