Dr. Tian-Shen Tang
Dr. Tian-Shen Tang has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2018.
Dr. Tian-Shen Tang is a semiconductor industry veteran with near 30 years of experience spanning academic and technology research, IC design, business development, sales and marketing, start-up company and corporate management in both United States and China. Dr. Tang is CEO/President at Solantro Semiconductor Corp.，Ottawa，Canada. Previous to Solantro, He served SMIC from August 2010 to February 2018. Dr. Tang joined SMIC as Vice President of Business Development and became Vice President of Design Service Center in March 2011. On August 2016, he took on the role as Executive Vice President. Dr. Tang was also a director of Brite Semiconductor Corp. and China Fortune-Tech Capital, a Co-Director of SMIC-UCR-PKU Joint Center for ESD Protection Design as well. Prior to joining SMIC, Dr. Tang was Vice President of Design Service at Shanghai Hua Hong NEC Electronics Company. Before Hua Hong NEC, he was a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Penstar Technology Company. He also previously held management positions at Intel ITP and New Business Groups and Lanstar Semiconductor USA. Dr. Tang began his career in United States as an assistant professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, rising to become a turned associate professor. Dr, Tang holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Tianjin Nankai University, a master and Ph.D both in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station. Dr. Tang published over thirty peer-reviewed technical articles, led seven research programs funded by distinguished sources in both United States and China, and advised more than 20 graduate students. Dr. Tang was honored Scientific Chinese Figures 2015.