Emeritus Professor Chih-Chi Hsu passed away peacefully on July 11, 2007, at the age of 84.
Professor Hsu was born in Shanghai, China. Having earned his undergraduate degree at Chiao-Tung University, he came to the U.S. in 1948 for graduate study. He received his master’s degree from the University of Michigan and his doctorate from Ohio State University. Dr. Hsu then spent several years in private industry before joining our faculty in 1958.
Dr. Hsu was a dedicated teacher, pioneer and visionary, having co-invented the plans for the original car radio and AM/FM receiver signals in the 1950s while working for Bendix. He was a well-loved member of our faculty for 35 years, and received outstanding teaching awards throughout his career.