Dec. 14, 2001 – Singapore – Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing has appointed Shi-Chung Sun as senior VP of technology development. With the creation of this new position, Chartered has expanded its office of the president, previously a four-person executive management team.
In his role, Sun will oversee Chartered’s technology development organization. He will lead the team that drives the company’s execution of its technology roadmap and long-term technology strategies.
Prior to his position at Chartered, Sun was head of R&D at Promos Technologies in Taiwan. Prior to that, he spent four years at TSMC in R&D positions. Sun also taught for several years as a professor with the National Nano Device Lab at Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung U. In addition, during his career he held various positions with AMD, Catalyst Semiconductor, Hewlett-Packard, and AT&T Bell Labs. Sun, who received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford U., has been awarded eight US patents with eight more pending.