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Karl Wang, PhD

Karl Wang, PhD
Vice President of Technology & Research and Shu-Park Chan Research Professor

Dr. Karl L. Wang is professor at Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Department and serves as Vice President of Technology and Research at ITU.

He is an industry expert and a visionary with more than 30 years of experience. He served as Director of Advance Product Development at ARM, Inc. where he developed 65 and 45nm products and Director of Microprocessor Development at Hitachi, Inc. where he led a joint venture for developing the world’s first low-power and high-performance microprocessor for SOC products. He also served as Vice President of Design Services and IP Business Division at UMC and Vice President of Research and Development at Silicon Motion, Inc.

He hopes to leverage his rich industry experience to achieve engineering education excellence to train the next generation of engineers. Dr. Wang received his Bachelor’s degree from Rice University in Electrical Engineering, Masters and Ph.D. from renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Electrical Engineering.



I work with the students to develop a really sophisticated IOT, with interesting applications such as energy management, wearables for health monitors, battery management for electrical vehicles, and voice control for controlling robotics.