CASPA eLetter: No. 120, September 15, 2017
Sep 15, 2017

CASPA Announcements

CASPA 2017 Student Scholarship

On July 15th 2017, CASPA announced accepting applications for 2017 Student Scholarship from high school seniors. The deadline for the application is Saturday Oct. 14, 2017. The final award recipients will be notified before Saturday Oct. 7, 2017 and awards will be presented at the CASPA Annual Conference Dinner Banquet on Saturday Oct. 28, 2017.

Carrying on the tradition of pursuing excellence and community service, the CASPA Student Scholarship is designed to encourage and recognize scholastic and special achievements of the outstanding children of CASPA members. The selection criteria are based on a balanced of academic accomplishments, participation in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community service. Award winners will be invited to attend the 2017 CASPA Annual Banquet to receive the certificate of scholarship and an award check.

All student applicants must meet the following qualifications:
    a) The student applicant must be entering senior year in high school at the time of application.
    b) At least one parent is a CASPA life-time member for 6-months prior to the application.

Please send your application part 1 online, and application part 2 separately to Mr. Yuping Chung, Committee Chair of CASPA’s Student Scholarship Award via, including the following materials before October 14, 2017.

  1. A copy of high school transcript and SAT1 score report
  2. An essay in one of the following two categories with no more than 300 words in MS Word doc:
    • Personal Interests, Accomplishments, or Goals
    • Why should I be awarded the CASPA Student Scholarship?
  3. Personal information sheet in MS word doc ( Template in Page 3)
    1. Name of Student Applicant (English & Chinese)
    2. Name of High School
    3. Parents’ names
    4. One photo in passport style (to be published in CASPA Website and Annual Conference Proceedings)
    5. A brief summary of honors and awards received, offices of student organizations held, extracurricular activities, community services involved, volunteer work experiences, etc.

Examples of the above materials from previous award winners can be found in [] under Scholarship. For more information about CASPA Student Scholarship, please contact Mr. Yuping Chung via

2017 CASPA Board of Directors Election Announcement

Dear CASPA members,

Each year, CASPA will elect part of its Board of Directors (BOD) at the annual meeting, according to its By-law. There will be about 10 seats of Directors open to be elected in the upcoming annual conference to be held on Oct. 28, 2017. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for these 10 BOD seats, and run for BOD election during the annual meeting. The candidates with the top 10 number of votes will get the 2-year BOD seats, and serve CASPA in a 2 years term.

To be qualified as a candidate for BOD election, you have to be an active individual member with at least six months of membership before the election date.

CASPA has grown stronger and more influential in the US and in Asia, with your membership and continuing support. The success of CASPA depends solely on the unselfish devotion of volunteer members. One opportunity to make a difference to the community and even enhances your professional career is to become a Director of CASPA BOD. It will be a wonderful and memorable personal experience.

You are encouraged to participate in the election. If you are interested and meet the qualification, please email your application with the following info to Please use the title of "2017 CASPA BOD Election" for your email,

  1. Your full name,
  2. Company name and job title, and
  3. Your “significant experiences and areas of contributions in your profession” with no more than 100 words.

Deadline of submitting your application to 2017 BOD election is Oct. 7, 2017. Our “BOD election committee” will verify your qualification and get in touch with you after your submission.

Best regards,

CASPA BOD Election Committee
Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association (CASPA)

Alliance Events

Time: Program 13:00-17:00; Dinner Banquet 18:00-21:00, 09/17/2017

Venue: Hyatt Santa Clara, 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054 registration: here

Time: 09/18/2017 - 09/20/2017

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton , 2050 Gateway Place , San Jose, California, 95110

registration: here

Time: 8:30– 17:30, 10/24/2017, 10/25/2017; 8:30– 16:30, 10/26/2017

Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Time: 10/25/2017

Venue: ITRI International, 2870 Zanker Rd., Suite #140, San Jose, CA 95134

CASPA Job Alert

  • Silicon Motion, Inc. is looking for Director of Engineering – Multimedia BU andEnterprise and DC OEM Sales Director . For those who have interest, Please send copy of resume to human resources ( Updated on 09/15/2017.
  • Huawei has several job openings (SSD Firmware Architect, SSD System Chief Architect, Chief Technology Officer of Solid State Drive, Chief Expert of Storage Controller and Interface technology). For those who have interest, Please contact Oscar Yee ( for these positions. more info Updated on 09/15/2017.
  • TSMC 2017 TSMC International Recruitment start in coming September more info .
    Updated on 08/31/2017.
  • TSMC has a job opening about Customer Support Specialist in San Jose, California. Please email your resume to ( if interested. more info .
    Updated on 08/31/2017.

Summary of CASPA Major Events

Following links include presentation materials for previous major CASPA events during the 2016 - 2017 term:

Thank you for your kind attention and generous support. We look forward to seeing you at CASPA events.


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