John Pang Yu, Ph.D.
NATEA HQ, President (2022-2023)
John Pang Yu received his high school education from Hsinchu High School; his
undergraduate education from the National Taipei University of Technology in Taiwan, and
earned his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering respectively from Kansas
State University and the University of Connecticut, USA.
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Prior to forming the Emerging Technology, Inc.in 2012 as a Partner in Silicon Valley, John
had been with AT&T Bell Laboratories in East Coast, NEC Research Laboratory, Intel
Corporation and Lucent Technologies all in Silicon Valley assuming different
responsibilities ranging from Distinguished Member of Technical Staff / Project Manager,
Chief Engineer, Director of Engineering and Vice President of Engineering.
John was the Founding President of North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science
Association (NATEA) serving from 1991 to 1992. He is the President Emeritus and an
advisor of NATEA-HQ since 2014. It is worthwhile noting that John was one of the three
Founding Council Members to establish the New Frontiers in Computing (NFIC)
Conference associated with IEEE Computer Society in Silicon Valley with holding
different conference theme annually since 1999.
John was the Vice Chair of the Hsinchu – Santa Clara County Sister County Commission
in years 2006 and 2007; a Commissioner (僑務委員) of Overseas Community Affairs
Commission (OCAC) from 2002 through 2008, and now the Advisory Commissioner of
OCAC; a Senior Advisor of National Applied Research Laboratory (a Division of Ministry
of Science and Technology) from 2007 to 2008 in Taiwan; the two terms of the Northern
California Chapter President and the Central Committee Member of the Formosan
Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) in 1990s; the President of Taiwanese Hakka Association in Northern California in 1980s.