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Howard Chen

Howard Chen received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University in 1979 and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1987. From 1987 to 2013, Howard worked at the IBM Research Division, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, in Yorktown Heights, New York. Best known for his pioneering work on chip and package power supply noise analysis, Howard has published over 60 technical papers in professional journals and the proceedings of international conferences. As a prolific inventor holding 37 U.S. patents, Howard has received numerous IBM Invention Achievement Awards. He also received the IBM Outstanding Contribution Award, the IBM Research Division Award and the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award at IBM’s Corporate Technical Recognition Event.
Howard served as the 2013 President of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Greater New York Chapter (CIE-GNYC). He was the program chair of CIE-GNYC convention in 2010, the treasurer of CIE-GNYC in 2011 and 2012. Currently, Howard is a CIE National Council representative, a co-organizer for the 2016 Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) award, and chair of the 2017 CIE-USA Centennial Celebration.

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