Dr. Hu received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University, which honored him with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from UC Berkeley all in electrical engineering. He has authored four books including a new textbook and 900 research papers, and has been granted over 100 US patents. He is honored with memberships in three national academies -- the US National Academy of Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Academia Sinica. He is a fellow of the IEEE and an Honorary Professor of CAS Microelectronics Institute and National Chiao Tung University. His many awards include the 2007 Andrew Grove Award for device reliability research and the 2002 Donald Pederson Award in Solid State Circuits for the BSIM standard transistor model. The 2009 SRC Aristotle Award recognized him as an influential mentor to many outstanding students. He has received UC Berkeley's highest honor for teaching -- the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award. He is researching green tunnel transistor for ultra-low-power electronics.