A Vietnamese Women Engineer Among Top Scientist
As an alumnus of the
Duy Loan came to the
After completing her electrical engineering degree at UT Austin in only three years, she joined Texas Instruments (TI) as a DRAM-memory design engineer. While working full time at TI, Duy-Loan earned a master’s degree from the
Duy Loan was selected for a senior member of the Technical board by TI Company in 1993. Duy-Loan made history at TI by becoming the first woman to be elected a TI Senior Fellow in 1997. Five years later, she was the first woman and the first Asian to hold Deputy Director position in the company.
Moreover, Duy-Loan currently serves on the Board of Directors for National Instruments, a member company of NASDAQ, in August, 2002.
Although she is busy and successful in her career, she is interested in social activities. She and her husband established the Mona Foundation and Sunflower Mission, humanitarian organizations for promoting education for children and providing scholarships for children in 11 countries, including
Since 2002, her organizations have made collected donations for building classrooms in
She teaches her children the love of