Chung Laung Liu

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Liu.
Liu Chung Laung
Born 1934
Taiwan Guangzhou, Republic of China
Residence Taiwan
Fields Computer Science
Institutions MIT (1962–1972)
UIUC (1972–1998)
NTHU (1998–2002)
City University of Hong Kong
National Cheng Kung University (2007–)
Influenced Andrew Yao
Notable awards Academician of the Academia Sinica

Professor Chung Laung (Dave) Liu (劉炯朗), or C. L. Liu is an ethnic Chinese computer scientist. Born in Guangzhou, he spent his childhood in Macau. He received his B.Sc. degree in Taiwan, Master Degree and PHD in United States.

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Liu received his B.Sc. degree (1956) at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, and his S.M. and E.E. degrees (1960), and his Sc. D. degree (1962) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was on the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1962–1972) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1972–1998), where he was Associate Provost from 1995 to 1998. He then retired from UIUC and served as President and Professor of Computer Science at the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan from February 1998 to February 2002. He is currently the William Mong Honorary Chair Professor at National Tsing Hua University. He was a Visiting Professor at City University of Hong Kong, and at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, and Li K. T. Honorary Chair Professor at National Central University.[1]

He is the author and co-author of seven books and monographs, and over 180 technical papers.[1][2] His research interests include computer-aided design of VLSI circuits, real-time systems, computer-aided instruction, combinatorial optimization, and discrete mathematics.

He received the IEEE Millennium Medal, and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal in 2000. He also received the IEEE Computer Society, Real Time Systems Technical Committee 1999 Technical Achievement Award (inaugural winner) for his contributions in the area of real time scheduling, and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society 1998 Technical Achievement Award for his contributions in the area of computer aided design of VLSI circuits. He received an Outstanding Talents Foundation Award in 1998. He is the recipient of the 1994 IEEE Education Medal. He also received the Taylor L. Booth Education Award from the IEEE Computer Society in 1992, and the inaugural winner of the Karl V. Karlstrom Education Award from the Association for Computing Machinery in 1989.[3]

He is a member of Academia Sinica,[4] a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,[1] and a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.[5]

In 2004, the University of Macau awarded him an honorary doctorate.[1]

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Chen Xinxiong
President of National Tsing Hua University
1998-2002
Succeeded by
Frank Shu