161019_divisionalstaff_bhs03Tsu-Jae King Liu
Vice Provost for Academic and Space Planning
TSMC Distinguished Professor in Microelectronics
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department


Professor Tsu-Jae King Liu was appointed Vice Provost effective October 1, 2016; she is currently the highest-ranking Asian-American academic administrator at UC Berkeley. She is also the first Chinese-American to be elected to the board of directors for Intel Corporation, the world’s largest and most highly valued semiconductor company. After earning her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University, she joined the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (Xerox PARC) in 1992 as a member of the research staff.

In 1996, she joined the faculty at UC Berkeley, where she has earned many distinctions for her teaching and research in semiconductor technology and innovation, including the Semiconductor Industry Association University Research Award (2014) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation Aristotle Award (2016). She has served the University in many administrative roles, including chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, associate dean in the College of Engineering, and faculty director of the Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory. She currently holds the Distinguished Professorship in Microelectronics endowed by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. In her role as Vice Provost, her goal is to maintain UC Berkeley as the global standard-bearer of excellence and access in public higher education and an engine of social mobility.

Dr. Liu’s full resume is located here.