King-Ning Tu

  • Title: Distinguished Research Chair Professor
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  • Education:

    Ph. D., Harvard University, 1968

  • Research Topics:

    Thin film materials

  • Main experience:

    Senior Manager of Materials Science Department at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

    Science Research Council Senior Research Fellow and The Royal Society Guest Research Fellow at Cavendish Laboratory, UK

    Fellow of American Physical Society

    Fellow of the Metallurgical Society

    Overseas Fellow of Churchill College

    Application to Practice Award of the Metallurgical Society

    Alexander von Humboldt Research Award for senior US scientists

    President of the Materials Research Society in 1981.

    TMS-EMPM Division Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award, 2006

  • Awards:
    • American Physical Society - Fellow, 1981
    • The Metallurgical Society - Fellow, 1988
    • Churchill College - Overseas Fellow, 1990
    • Materials Research Society - President, 1981
    • The Metallurgical Society - Application to Practice Award, 1988
    • Alpha Sigma Mu Lecturer of American Society for Metals, 1986
    • Acta/Scripta Metallurgica Lecturer, 1990 - 1992
    • Humboldt Research Award for Senior US scientists, 1996
    • Honorary Member of The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials, 1996
    • Certificate of Appreciation from SEMATECH for flip chip study, 1998
    • Member of Academia Sinica, ROC, 2002
    • Founder's Award - Ions at Caltech: 1967-1976, 2003