Feng-hsiung Hsu

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Feng-hsiung Hsu at the WCCC 1989 [1]

Feng-hsiung Hsu, (Feng-Hsiung Hsu)
a Taiwanese electrical engineer, computer scientist and creator of the VLSI-architecture [2] of the chess entities ChipTest, Deep Thought [3] and Deep Blue [4], which defeated Garry Kasparov in 1997 [5]. Feng-hsiung Hsu came to the United States after graduating from National Taiwan University with a B.S. in electrical engineering [6]. In 1985, he started with the chip design as Ph.D. Student at the Carnegie Mellon University, defending his Ph.D. thesis on large scale parallelization of alpha-beta search in 1989 under supervision of Hsiang-Tsung Kung [7] and was then hired by IBM for the Deep Blue project [8].

Hsu now manages the platforms and devices center of Microsoft Research Asia, in Beijing [9] .



Murray Campbell, Feng-hsiung Hsu, Thomas Anantharaman, Mike Browne and Andreas Nowatzyk,
after winning the Fredkin Intermediate Prize for Deep Thought's Grandmaster-level performance. [10]

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Claude Shannon awards Feng-hsiung Hsu, first prize for Deep Thought, WCCC 1989 [11]

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