Hsinchu, Taiwan-March 3, 2006
-Global Unichip Corp. (GUC), a leading SoC design foundry and TSMC partner, today announced the appointment of Michael Chang as the Vice President of Research and Development, responsible for advanced multimedia platform development. Michael Chang has 23 years of work experience dedicatedto ASIC design and system engineering.
"We are very happy to have Michael join GUC's management team," said Jim Lai, President and COO of GUC. "With his broad experience in SoC design and engineering management, I believe that Michael will not only enhance our IP and platform solutions, but will also further develop our engineering team."
Michael Chang specialized in developing ASIC design flow, architecture, and image processing in H.264, MPEG, JPEG, and DV products. Prior to GUC, Michael was the Senior Director of ASIC Design at ESS Technology, and he managed VLSI Design and System Engineering at Divio as the Vice President. Before that, Michael worked at MPK Technology, Toshiba, and other prestigious semiconductor companies.
Michael holds a BS in Telecommunications from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan, and a MSEE from Arizona State University, United States.