Tsu-Jae King Liu is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, where she presently holds the TSMC Distinguished Professorship in Microelectronics and serves the university in the administrative leadership role of Vice Provost for Academic and Space Planning. She has earned many distinctions for her teaching and research in semiconductor technology and innovation, including the Semiconductor Industry Association University Research Award in 2014 and the Semiconductor Research Corporation Aristotle Award in 2016. She was elected to the Board of Directors of Intel Corporation in July 2016.
Dr. Liu is co-inventor of the FinFET, a three-dimensional transistor design used in leading-edge microchips today. Her current research interests are in advanced materials, process technology and solid-state devices for energy-efficient electronics. She earned her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University.