Jan. 7 2002 – Hsinchu, Taiwan – Karl Wang has joined UMC Corp. as VP of design technology.
Wang will be responsible for supporting UMC customers that require third-party IC design technology ranging from silicon IP to design libraries and physical design kits. He will also provide marketing and product engineering support for UMC’s MPU and embedded MPU technologies. Wang will report directly to Fu Tai Liou, senior VP of worldwide marketing and sales at UMC.
Liou commented, “We are happy to welcome Wang aboard UMC’s technology team, as his knowledge and experience in the semiconductor industry will be a strong asset to our company.”
Wang received his B.S. at Rice U. and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.