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consultant , researcher , Engineering educator

Tso-Ping Ma, Chinese electrical engineering educator, researcher, consultant. Achievements include patents in field. Recipient Connecticut Yankee Ingenuity award, 1991, National Collegiate Inventor's Advisor award, Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, 1993, Harding Bliss prize, 1975; grantee, Research Corporation, 1978, Mobil Foundation, 1981-1984, General Electric Foundation, 1984.


Ma, Tso-Ping was born on November 13, 1945 in Lan-Tsou, Gan-Su, China. Arrived in the United States, 1969. Son of Liang-Kway and Zwey-Yueen (Liu) Ma.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, 1968. Master of Science, Yale University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1974.


Teaching assistant Yale University, New Haven, 1971—1974, assistant professor electrical engineering, 1977—1980, associate professor, 1980—1985, professor, since 1985. Chairman department electrical engineering Yale Chinese Student Service, 1991—1995, acting chairman department electrical engineering, 1988, visiting lecturer, 1976—1977, advisor, since 1977. Staff engineer International Business Machines Corporation, Hopewell Junction, New York, 1974—1977.

Whitney Symposium lecturer General Electric, 1985. Honorary professor Chinese Academy of Sciences, since 1994. Consultant in field.


  • Achievements include patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors New Haven Chinese School. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (officer semiconductor interface specialists vond. 1986-1988, chairman various committees since 1986, Andrew Grove award 2005).

Member: Yale Science and Engineering Association, Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Electrochemical Society, American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, National Academy Engineering, Organization Chinese Americans (president New Haven chapter 1988-1990, board directors), Yale Figure Skating Club (vice president 1991-1993, since 2000), Sigma Xi (vice president Yale chapter 1986, president Yale chapter 1987-1988).


  • Other Interests

    Music, violin, ice skating.


Married Pin-fang Lin, June 10, 1972. Children: Mahau, Jasmine.

Liang-Kway Ma

Zwey-Yueen (Liu) Ma

Pin-fang Lin

Mahau Ma

Jasmine Ma