Honorary Chairmen



蔡建中先生 Biography

张海明博士 Biography





谢明先生 Biography




Board Member





(Liu, Zhihong)

Honorary Chairman, Board Advisor

Dr. Liu was born in Beijing, China. He received his BS and MS degrees in physics from SCUT, and a PhD in electrical and electronics engineering from the University of Hong Kong.

From 1978 to 1983, and from 1996 to 1997, Dr. Liu was a faculty member of SCUT. From 1990 to 1993, he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley as a post-doctoral research fellow, where his major research activities focused on novel gate oxide preparation and characterization, device modeling and low temperature device physics. He is the one of the main contributors to the development of the BSIM3 SPICE MOSFET model, which now is an industry standard for IC design worldwide.?From 1992 to 1995, Dr. Liu served as a consultant in several companies, pioneering device modeling and reliability work.  

In 1993, Dr. Liu co-founded BTA Technology, Inc., an electronic design automation software company located in Silicon Valley in California, and was its VP of Engineering, taking full charge of all product development. In 1995, he became the president and CEO. With his leadership, BTA has quadrupled its sales and achieved significant profit gain. In 2001, BTA merged with Ultima Interconnect Technology, Inc. and formed Celestry Design Technologies, Inc. Dr. Liu became the CEO and President of Celestry.  

Dr. Liu has published over 50 technical papers and received a Best Paper Award at the Internal Electron Devices Meeting. He has given several invited talks and served as a panelist and technical committee member for various technical conferences. Dr. Liu holds multiple US patents.


(Ou Yang, Jing Zheng)

Board Advisor

Prof. Ouyang received his BSEE from SCUT in 1956, and PhD from China Academy of Science in 1961.

From 1962 to 1995, Prof. Ouyang was with SCUT as a faculty member in the Department of Radio Engineering. He was the Vice Chairman of the Research Institute of Radio and Control. Prof. Ouyang also served as visiting professor/scholar in universities in Germany, Australia, Hong Kong and the United States.

Prof. Ouyang has been with Silicon Valley companies since 1995. Recently he is with InnoMedia Inc. in Santa Clara as Senior Member of Technical Staff.

Prof. Ouyang has published 15 Journal papers and 5 books. He holds 5 patents of which two are granted and three are pending.


(Prof. Tong Jian, Chen)

Board Advisor

Prof. Chen was with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, SCUT ever since he graduated in 1956. Now he is retired in Bay Area but still caring for our alumni and the school.


(Chen, Chu Chu)

Board Advisor

Ms. Chen graduated from the Department of Mechanical Engineering (10478), SCUT in 1982. She served as Vice Chairman of the Student Association of the Department, and Vice Chairman then Chairman of the Student Association of SCUT.  


Ms. Chen came to the States in 1988. She is currently with the State Government of California as a software developer. Her interests include literature and music. She enjoys helping people and believes that SCUT alumni can aid each other to improve our lives here, foster our next generation to reach higher achievements, and make SCUT a greater school.


(Huang, Zhiyang)


Board Advisor

Mr. Huang received his BS/EE degree from the Department of Radio Engineering in 1983, and MS/EE degree from the Research Institute of Radio & Control in SCUT in 1986. From 1986 to 1989 he was with the Research Institute of Radio & Control, SCUT as a faculty member.  (50179/50383)


In 1991 Mr. Huang received a MS/EE degree from Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York. Since then, he has been holding engineering positions in Silicon Valley companies including Digicom Systems, Creative Technologies, Zoran, S3, LuxSonor and Cirrus Logic. He is currently with VIA Communications as a Staff Engineer. His major R&D areas include communications and signal processing.


(Xuan, Yongnan)

Board Advisor

Dr.Yongnan Xuan received his BSc degree in Electronic Engineering from South China University of Technology (SCUT) in Jan 1982 and his PhD degree in microwave engineering from Leeds University(LU), England in July 1989. His post-doctoral research was conducted at Simon University (SFU), Canada from Aug. 1989 to Dec 90.

Over the past 20 years, Dr.Xuan has held various academic, technical and senior executive positions in universities and companies in China, UK, Canada, HK and USA, including SCUT, LU, SFU, MPR, M/A-Com, Concord Telecom and Flextronics.

Dr.Xuan is currently working in Silicon Valley as Vice President of Flextronics, responsible globally for RF/wireless areas. He is also a Senior Fellow (there are only two Fellows) of the company, which is the largest contract electronics manufacturer in the world with 70,000 employees and annual sales of $13B.

Dr.Xuan's research interests are in nonlinear microwave circuits and ICs(MMICs),?Wireless communication systems and their simulations and developments. He has also been involved extensively in business and management activities.

Dr.Xuan is a Fellow of IEE and a Senior Member of IEEE. He has been elected as a member of the IEEE Microwave Society Technical Committee and named as a Senior Advisor of the journal Mobile Communications.


(Song, Ning)

Board Advisor

In 1980, Dr. Song graduated from Department of Electric Power Engineering, SCUT, where he served as chairman of the student association.

He received his master degree in management science and computer science from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1983.

Dr. Song was with the Department of Management in SCUT from 1983 to 1990. He served as associate chair of the department from 1989 to 1990.

Dr. Song received his MS in 1992, and PhD in 1997, both in Electrical Engineering, from Portland State University, Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Song  has been working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley since 1993.


(Lee, Zeng Yimin)


Board Advisor

Lee, Imin (EE Normal Class 77)

Director, Engineering

Security Technology Group

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Imin Lee is currently the Director, Engineering in Cisco Security Technology Group with the responsibility of overlooking CS-MARS product line strategy, direction, engineering and operation.

Ms. Imin Lee has over 15 years management and technical experience in networking, security, telecommunications, and enterprise software. She was the co-founder and CEO of Protego Networks, which she sold to Cisco in February 2005 for $65M in cash.  Like many Silicon Valley startups, Protego had a humble beginning with $1mm seed funding and five engineers.  Nevertheless, the company grew quickly in the next two years, expanding to about 40 people and raised $6.5M venture funding. Six month after launching its first product in 2004, Protego has developed sales channels and acquired over 60 customers, despite of competition from other companies.  It did not take long for such momentum to catch the eyes of potential partners and acquirers, resulting in Cisco’s acquisition. 

Imin previously led Cisco’s next generation Policy Configuration Management system team, having responsibility for development, product specification, and launch. Before Cisco, Imin held numerous technical and management positions in Bell Labs and AT&T Labs. While at AT&T, she built the Internet Service Platform for AT&T’s internet telephony and messaging services as well as the carrier services for broadband network telecommunications. Prior to AT&T, Imin served technical positions in Amerex Systems, IBM and teaching position in Guangzhou Vocational University, China. Imin holds an MS degree in Computer Science from State University of New York and a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from South China University of Technology, China.




Cai, Yi

Board Member (Web group,  Member Activities group)

In 2003, received B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from SCUT.

In 2005, received M.S. degree in Communication and Information System from SCUT.

Before she came to San Jose, Ms. Cai was a QA engineer in Trend Micro corp.


(Chen, Saiyin)



Vice Chairman  (Member Activities group)

Mr. Chen received his MS/EE degree from the Research Institute of Radio & Control, SCUT in 1990, and MS/CS degree from CSU, Chico in 1995.

Mr. Chen came to the States in 1993. Currently Mr. Chen is with Innomedia as a software engineer on VoIP server application development. Prior to Innomedia, he was with Hewlett-Packard and Award Software as a software/firmware engineer.  

Mr. Chen loves music, swimming, photography and outdoor activities.

Current serve in the Public Relation group of the board


(Chen, Zihui)


Vice Chairman  (News group)


Zihui Chen


Ms. Chen received her BS degree in Chemistry from South China University of Technology in 1983; she received her MS degree in Physical Organic Chemistry from University of Victoria (BC, Canada) in 1999.

Ms. Chen has previously worked as a research associate at Guangzhou Institute of Chemistry (1983-1986) and as a lecturer of Physical Chemistry at South China Agriculture University (1986-1994).

Over the past 12 years, she has worked as a chemist/research associate in a number of Pharmaceutical/Biotech companies at the bay area.

Her interests are Chinese writing and photo editing. She is currently a part time writer of New Star weekly, a weekly Chinese magazine issued in Toronto, Canada



(Huang, Quanyu )


Board Member (Member Activities group)

Huang, Quanyu


Mr. Huang received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from SCUT in 1992. After graduation, he had worked in Guangzhou Civil Architectural Research and Design Institute, responsible for designing the structures and controlling the construction qualities of several high-rise buildings in China.


Came to the U.S. in 1998, Mr. Huang received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California. Since moving to Silicon Valley, he had worked at high-tech companies including Cisco Systems, ServerEngines and Emulex, with years of software design and development experiences in data communication systems, embedded systems, networking and data center technologies.


Mr. Huang’s hobbies include outdoor activities, sports, reading and traveling.





Huang Zhibin

Executive Vice Chairman

Mr Huang graduated in 1988, got bachelor degree from Automation

Department, Master from Chemical Engineering Research Institute of SCUT.

Later he worked for International Engineering Consultant Corporation (GuangZhou). He got his 2nd Master Degree  from Mississippi State Univ., specialized in VLSI. He worked for Sun Microsystems, Pasemi, Apple, and have been in microprocessor design for more than ten yeras

He is also the secretary of American Maoming TongXiang Association


(Hui, Heiming)


Vice Chairman  (Public Relation group)

Bob Heiming Hui, 20279

Bob developed the first PC-based Cargo Forwarding Operation and Accounting software in Hong Kong and the software was launched at 1988 Hong Kong Software Exhibition. He has a MS in CS from CSU-Hayward. He is currently working for Oracle Corporation as a senior development manager in Applications Technology Group. He holds the responsibility for uptaking the state-of-art technology such as Java, BC4J, etc for Oracle E-Business Suite. Before Oracle, he worked as software release manager for MDL Information, Inc in 1993. He also held various senior computer engineer positions in Silicon Graphics, Inc (HK 89) and South China Computer Company (Canton 83). He was one of 20279 graduates from SCUT.

Play golf, tennis, basketball, badminton and ping pong are Bob's hobbies.

Bob was also event head organizer for 1985 reunion of 20279ers and 50x79ers  


Kuang, Hangyu


Board Member (Finance group)

Hangyu Kuang 邝航宇( Electronics & Information Engineering Class 99 SCUT)

In 2003, Mr.Kuang received his BS degree in Electronics & Information Engineering from South China University of Technology.

In 2006, Mr.Kuang received his MS Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California(USC). He is currently an embedded software engineer in Broadcom's Mobile Communication Business Unit. He is mainly working on the multimedia functionality of Cellphone's baseband processer, such as Image Capture, Video Streaming, Video Recording and Image Processing.

Besides work, Mr.Kuang like hiking, watching movie and travel in his spare time.


(Li, Chiji)



Treasurer (Finance group)

Mr. Li had studied, lived and worked in South China University of Technology for 9 years. From 1977 to 1982, He was an undergraduate in Electrical Engineering in SCUT. After graduation, he worked in the university as a teaching assistant in automation department. Later he became a graduate student studying control theory and applications.  

Mr. Li holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and has published technical papers in IEEE transactions and conferences.He is currently a senior hardware development engineer at Cisco Systems Inc. He has lived in Silicon Valley for 12 years.

Mr. Li loves to travel and enjoys skiing, hiking and jogging.

Currently serve in the Finance group of the board


Li, Mingzhou


Board Member (Member Services group)

Mingzhou Li went to SCUT in 1999 to study Control System. He first came to United State in 2004 and later graduated from Penn State University with a Master degree in Electrical Engineering. Currently, he is working for Supermicro in San Jose as a board level design engineer.

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(Lin, Shi)



Steve Lin (Dept. of Light Chem. Eng. Class 1977)

Steve Lin received his BS and MS degrees from SCUT in 1982 and 1985, respectively.?From 1985-1986, he was a faculty member in the Dept. of Light Chem. Eng.He is an active alumnus of SCUT.He is a coordinator of SCUT graduate class 82 and is currently organizing a class reunion in US this year.

Dr. Lin received his Ph.D. degree from State University of New York and Syracuse University in 1994.?Since then, Dr. Lin has worked as a senior technical member with different Bay area companies in the fields of biotechnology, ophthalmic optics, fiber optics and semiconductor.Dr. Lin co-founded Usafe Tek International in 1999.Currently Dr. Lin is developing a first TFT on plastic in the world at FlexICs, Inc.

Dr. Lin has been a board director of Silicon Valley Science and Technology Association (www.svsta.org) since 1999.?He was a committee member of Chinese Student Association of Greater Syracuse Area from 1987 to 1988. Dr. Lin was granted multiple national patents including five US patents. Three more US patents are pending.


Liu, Bin

Vice Chairman (Member Services group)

Mr. Liu received his BS degree from EE SCUT in 2004; he was the coordinator of EE 2000 class 3 and also served in the Student Activity Department of SCUT Student Association.

He worked with China Telecom as an associate engineer afterwards, and he received a superior award in the “Network Operating Maintenance Analysis Competition” during this period.

He came to the US and received a MSEE degree from SUNY at Buffalo (UB) in 2007; he served as the vice president of Chinese Student & Scholar Association at UB and successfully organized Spring Festival Party, Mid-Autumn Day Party and other activities to help fulfill students' campus experiences.

He is now working as a software engineer with AirMagnet Inc. which is a start-up company focusing on WiFi security and performance.




(Ma, Xiangjiang)


Board Member (Member Services group)



(Ma, Zhijian)


Board Member (News group)

Zhijian (James) Ma received his BS and MS degrees in Physics from SCUT in 1986 and1989, respectively. He received his Ph.D degree in EE from University of Hong Kong in 1992. He was a postdoctoral in EECS Dept. of UC Berkeley from 1992 to 1994. From 1994 to 1997, and also from 1998 to 2005, he worked twice for Integrated Device Technology Inc. as a senior device engineer and a modeling manager, respectively. In 1997 ~ 1998, he worked for Chrontel Inc. as a device technology manager. In 2005 ~ 2006, he worked for Cadence Design Systems Inc. as a senior engineering manager. In 2006, he co-found the ProPlus Design Solutions Inc. in San Jose which specializes in the advanced device modeling and simulation solutions to the IC industry. He has served as the president and CEO of the company since then. He has published ~45 technical papers in international conferences and journals, and holds two US patents.

Current serve in the News group of the board


(Peng, CaiJun)


Board Member (Public Relation group)

Ms. Peng received Bs/EE degree from Radio & Electronic Engineering Dept of Zhejiang University, HangZhou , in 1983 and Ms/EE degree from Physics Dept of SCUT in 1986 where she also worked as an Assistant Lecturer till 1988.

 She was with the Dept. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong from 1988 to 1992 and with the Center for Optical Electronics, National University of Singapore from 1992 to 1995 where she got her  2nd Ms/EE degree.

 Ms Peng has been working for Semiconductor IC  industry  for about 13 years and currently is with Microchip Technology at Santa Clara/CA as  Sr. Foundry Manager.

 Ms. Peng loves traveling, snow skiing and other outdoor activities. She has been  in Silicon Valley since 1997.


Shi, Yijian



Board Member (Member Services group)

Dr. Yijian Shi received his BS degree (1983) and Master of Engineering (1988) in Chemistry from South China University of Technology; he received his Ph. D degree (1997) in Physical Organic Chemistry from the University of Victoria (B.C. Canada). Dr. Shi is currently a senior research scientist of SRI International. His research interest is mainly in organic semiconductor materials and devices.


Dr. Shi's wife is also alumnus of SCUT. They have one 18-year old son who is going to attend Cal Tech in September, 2008.


Dr. Shi has enthusiastically supported SCUTAA. He has a vast varity of interests, including music, sports, and chess.



(Wang, Shiping)

Board Member (Member Services group)

Dr. Wang received his BS in Chemical & Mechanical Engineering from SCUT in 1976. Then he was with Guangzhou Beer Plant as an Assistant Engineer. He received his MS and PhD in Chemical Engineering from SCUT in 1982 and 1989 respectively.

From 1990 to 1999, Dr. Wang was with SCUT as a faculty member in SCUT where he served as Vice President of College of Chemical Engineering, Director of Research Institute of Chemical Engineering, and Head of National Heat Transfer Laboratory.

Dr. Wang also served as Visiting Professor/Scholar in University of California at Berkeley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Tokyo Institute of Technology.  

Dr. Wang is currently with Applied Materials as a Senior Process Engineer.


(Tim, Tian Wu)

Vice Chairman  (Web group)

Tian Wu (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, class 1987)

Graduated from EE, SCUT, Mr. Wu served as the Secretary General of the Association of Radio Technologic Lover, one of the biggest and famous student association in SCUT. At the same time, he also served as the Vice Minister of Association Department of the SCUT Student Association.

He received his MS/EE degree from San Jose State University in 1992. After joining and co-founding couple startups, he is now with Broadcom as a Sr. Manager.


(Xiao, Jinsheng)


Secretary General

Jinsheng Xiao Received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Physics Department of SCUT in 1982 and 1987, with major in Semiconductor Device. He worked for China Electronic Product Reliability Research Institute, Guangzhou, from 1987 to 1996, where he was the deputy director of the Failure Analysis Center. He was responsible for the study of the failure mechanisms and reliability evaluation of microelectronic products. Since 1996, he has been a staff engineer of JDS Uniphase Inc, San Jose, California, where he has been engaged in failure analysis and reliability assurance of fiber optic products, especially for highly reliable applications and high power application. One of his hobbies is playing bridge.


(Zhu, Yuesheng)


Board Member (Public Relation group)

Jackson ZHU

After receiving his B.Eng degree in Radio Engineering from SCUT in 1982 (50277), Zhu Yuesheng became a faculty member in the Department of Radio Engineering. Later he received his M.Eng degree in Circuits and Systems in the same department. Since 1990, Dr. Zhu had been working in the Electronic Engineering Department, City University (CityU) of Hong Kong and received his Ph. D degree in Electronic Engineering there. Dr. Zhu was a chairman of Chinese Scholar Association in CityU from 1992-1997.  

Prior to come to the Silicon Valley, Dr. Zhu worked in Multimedia Signal Processing Research Center, Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, the Artificial Intelligent Research Center in the Otago University and Auckland University of Technology, respectively in New Zealand. He has served a board member of SCUT alumni, America since 2002.

Dr. Zhu is a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of China Institute of Electronics and a senior member of China Institute of Communications. He also holds a Professorship in Peking University. His current interests include digital signal processing in communications, cryptographywireless communications, cryptography and internet security, digital home networking, and multimedia technology. His avocations include chess, swimming, calligraphy and photography.