Leon O. Chua#


Leon O. Chua
Email:chua 'at' eecs.berkeley.edu
Membership Number:1762
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:lchua
Elected:1997
Homepage: http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/~chua





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1971 - Present Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1967 - 1970 Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1964 - 1967 Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cellular Neural/Nonlinear Networks
  • Nonlinear Circuits and Systems
  • Nonlinear Dynamics, Bifurcation and Chaos

Honours and Awards
  • Awards
    • IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award, 2005
    • Top 15 most cited Author in Engineering Award, 2002 (This award was chosen from the Current Contents (ISI) data base of all cited papers in the Engineering discipline (all branches of engineering) indexed from 1991 to October 31, 2001.)
    • IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award, 2000
    • IEEE Third Millenium Medal, 2000
    • IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal, 2000
    • Mac Van Valkenburg Award (1995 and 1998)
    • Professor Invite, University of Nice, 1991
    • Professor Invite, University of Paris, 1986
    • IEEE Centennial Medal, 1985
    • Visiting US Scientist Award (Japan), 1983
    • Alexander von Humboldt Senior US Scientist Award, 1982
    • Senior Visiting Fellowship, Cambridge University, 1982
    • Miller Research Professorship, 1976
    • Frederick Emmons Award, 1974
    • IEEE W. R. G. Baker Prize Award, 1973
    • IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Award, 1973
  • Honorary Degrees
    • 2013 Doctor Honoris Causa, KU Leuven
    • 2003 Doctor Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
    • 2000Doctor Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), University of Catania, Italy
    • 1997 Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), Technical University of Iasa, Romanua
    • 1996 Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), University of Frankfurt, Germany
    • 1995 Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), University of Santiago De Compostela, Spain
    • 1994 Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
    • 1992 Honorary Doctor, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    • 1984 Honorary Doctor, University of Tokushima, Japan
    • 1983 Docteur Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate), Ecole Polytechnique Federale-Lausanne, Switzerland


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