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Computer executive

Tu Chen, American computer executive. Board directors Taiwan Tribune, New York, since 1982. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, American Crystal Growth Society (executive committee Northern California chapter 1975-1976), World Federation Taiwanese Associates (president since 1983), Taiwanese Association American, Northern California Taiwanese Association.

Background

Chen, Tu was born on March 19, 1935 in I-Lan, Taiwan, Republic of China. Son of Wen-Fang and Ye-Wo (Chu) Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1958. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1967.

Career

Staff engineer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Endicott, New York, 1967-1968. Principal scientist Northrop Corporation, Hawthorn, California, 1968-1971, Xerox Corporation, Palo Alto, 1971-1983. Founder Komag, Inc., Milpitas, since 1983, also chairman board directors.

Chairman program session 3M Corporation, Dallas, 1979, 80, Intermag., 1983.

Achievements

  • Avocations: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, American Crystal Growth Society (executive committee Northern California chapter 1975-1976).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors Taiwan Tribune, New York, since 1982. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, American Crystal Growth Society (executive committee Northern California chapter 1975-1976), World Federation Taiwanese Associates (president since 1983), Taiwanese Association American, Northern California Taiwanese Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Materials Research Society, American Crystal Growth Society (executive committee Northern California chapter 1975-1976).

Connections

Married Pi-Fang Chen, September 10, 1961. Children: Glenn K., John K.

father:
Wen-Fang Chen

mother:
Ye-Wo (Chu) Chen

spouse:
Pi-Fang Chen

children:
Glenn K. Chen

John K. Chen