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physicist , Research and development executive

Yung Sheng Liu, Chinese physicist, research and development executive. Grantee United States Air Force, Office Naval Research, United States Army; recipient outstanding achievement award General Electric Company, 1977, managerial award, 1984, 97, 90, patent medal award, 1986, 89.


Liu, Yung Sheng was born on September 23, 1944 in Anhwei, China. Came to the United States, 1967. Naturalized, 1981. Son of Hsin-chi and Li-wen (Wang) Liu.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1973.


Research scientist General Electric Research Center, Schenectady, 1972-1998. Deputy general director optoelectronics and system labs Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1998-2000, general director optoelectronics and system labs, vice president Taiwan, 2001—2005. Macronix professor Institute Photonics Technology, National Tsing Hua University, since 2006.

Visiting scientist University of California at Los Angeles, 1969. Consultant Aerospace Business Group, General Electric Company, Binghamton, New York, since 1977. Adjunct professor physics State University of New York, Albany, 1986.


Principal Chinese School, Albany, New York, 1985. President Taiwan Capital Communications Industry Association, since 2000. Founding president Semiconductor Lighting Industry Association, 2003—2005.

Fellow Optical Society of America, Photonics Society China. Member International Society for Optical Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Physical Society, Sigma Xi, Cornell Club (treasurer 1974-1975), Chinese Community Club (Albany).


Married Ming Lee, November 22, 1969. Children: Alan, Jenny.

Hsin-chi Liu

Li-wen (Wang) Liu

Ming Lee

Alan Liu

Jenny Liu