CIE/USA-SF 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award in Technology and Humanity/Humanities 

Han Ping Chen

Dr. Han Ping Chen (陳漢平)

Dr. Chen is an outstanding computer scientist and a successful entrepreneur, as well as a popular Chinese writer.

He received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from UCLA. Before coming to the US, he received his BS degree in Electronic Engineering from Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

He founded Active Design Corporation, an IC design company. Before that, he was an engineering director at Hughes Aircraft Company in charge of airborne wafer-scale supercomputer design for fighter airplanes and surveillance satellites.

He has a well-balanced view between technology and humanity. Besides his electronic and computer profession, he wrote modern poetries, essays, novels, and columns for magazines and newspapers, including World Journal in the US and United Daily News in Taiwan. He published 5 best-selling literature books, including “Having JAVA in Silicon Valley”, “Above the Da Vince Code”, “Equations of Life”, and “Love and Laughter”.

He also made significant contributions to the cultural and professional activities in the Chinese American community. He served as President of the Chinese American Professional Society, Chinese Computer Association, Chiao Tung University Alumni Association, and Northern California Chinese Writers Association.

陳漢平 電腦博士&作家
新竹交通大學電子工程學系畢業
美國加州大學洛杉磯分校 UCLA 電腦博士
曾經主持美國星戰計劃第五代電腦設計工程
創立IC公司Active Design為上市公司高價併購
現經營IC公司,為阿波羅科技公司總經理
著有《在矽谷喝 Java 咖啡》《超越達文西密碼》《生活方程式》《愛與幽默》《誰怕電腦》等書

陳博士為傑出電腦科學家,及矽谷成功創業者,在科技界頗負盛名。閒暇之餘愛好寫作,科學是他的專業,文學是他的嗜好,文筆清新,題材廣泛,被譽為右手設計電腦,左手書寫文章的全方位電腦界才子型人物。著有多本散文集,並發表新詩近百首。

他擅長寫現代詩、散文和科幻小說。提倡科學與文學的互動整合,認為可以迸發出最美的火花,主張在邏輯中尋得感情,在感情中找到邏輯,要成為人類心靈的工程師,建立起成功快樂的人生觀。

陳博士熱心公益,為海外僑學界活動出錢出力,曾獲海外傑出青年、拿破崙傑出成就獎等殊榮;並曾任美西華人學會會長、電腦學會會長、交通大學校友會會長及北加州華文作家協會會長。

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