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Industry Liaison

Chuan Tang

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Dr. Chuan Tang joined the Office of Corporate Relations at MIT in 2012. As a Senior Industrial Liaison Officer, he manages the relationships and collaborations between MIT and various industries worldwide, with a focus on emerging economies.

Prior to joining MIT, Dr. Tang spent 17 years in the industry, working in the broad technology fields of telecommunications, networking, and semiconductor designs. He held various senior level technical and management positions at leading multinational technology companies, including Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems, and Motorola. As an entrepreneur, he was the co-founder of ASIC Design Services, Inc., a technology start-up. Dr. Tang had extensive international business experience, with expertise in setting up R&D and engineering operations in Asia for U.S. based companies.

Tang holds degrees of Ph.D., M.S., and B.S., all in Electrical Engineering.


University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering

Peking University, Beijing, China
M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
B.S. in Electrical Engineering


Phone: 617-253-9321
Fax: 617-253-0002
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Assistant:Jing Xu
Phone: 617-253-0407
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