On the afternoon of July 11, according to reports from the "Central News Agency" in Taiwan, Hu Dinghua, the chairman of the semiconductor industry and former chairman of Wanghong, passed away today at the age of 76. Hu Dinghua has prepared two major foundries in Taiwan, UMC and TSMC.
Hu Dinghua was born in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in January 1943. When he was a child, he came to Taiwan with his parents as a bachelor of electrical engineering, a master of engineering from Jiaotong University, a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Missouri University in the United States, and a master's degree in management science from Stanford University in the United States.
He taught at Jiaotong University in his early years, and also participated in the creation of the Institute of Industrial Technology, and prepared for the two major wafer foundries in Taiwan, UMC and TSMC. Hu Dinghua founded Jianbang Venture Capital in 1990. He served as the chairman of Wang Hong and He Qin and other companies, and is still a director of Wang Hong.
Hu Dinghua’s friends in the industry said that it was quite unexpected and very disappointing to hear Hu Dinghua’s sudden death in the morning. Hu Dinghua’s body is still tough, and it is not clear why he died.