Advisory Members

Leon O. Chua

Leon O. Chua

Distinguished Professor, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, USA

Life Fellow of IEEE
Academician: Foreign Member, Academy of Europe (1997)
Foreign Member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2007)

Honors

Doctores Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorates):

  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (1983)
  • University of Tokushima, Japan (1984)
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (1992)
  • Technical University of Budapest, Hungary (1994)
  • University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1995)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany (1996)
  • Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi, Romania (1997)
  • University of Catania, Italy (2000)
  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland (2003)
  • Dogus University, Istanbul Turkey (2005)
  • Universite du Sud, Toulon, France (2006)
  • Universite du havre, France (2009)
  • University of the West of England, UK (2011)
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2013)
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China (2014)

Awards and Prizes:

  • The IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Award (1967)
  • The IEEE Guillemin-Cauer Award (1972, 1985, 1989)
  • The IEEE W. R. G. Baker Prize Paper Award (1973)
  • The Frederick Emmons Award (1974)
  • The Alexander von Humboldt Senior US Scientist Award (1982)
  • The IEEE Centennial Medal (1985)
  • The IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millenium Medal (2000)
  • The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal (2000)
  • The IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award (2005)
  • The Mac E. Van Valkenburg Award (1995 and 1998)
  • The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Vitold Belevitch Award (2007)
  • The Guggenheim Fellowship (2010)
  • Leverhulme Visiting Professorship, UK (2010-2011)
  • Distinguished Affiliated Professor, Technische Universitat Muenchen, Germany (2011-)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Imperial College London, UK (2014)

Patents: 7 USA Patents

Highly-Cited Researcher: Recipient of the top 15 most-cited authors in 2002 from all fields of engineering published during the ten-year period (1991-2001) according to the ISI Current Contents database.

Honorary Founding Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos.