Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Li Zhijian, 1928-, is a pioneer of Chinese microelectronics. He is former Chief Director of the Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, and the current Chairman of the Academic Committee, School of Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University. Li was born on 1st May, 1928, in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. 1951, he graduated (bachelor's degree) from the Department of Physics, Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. He went to study mathematics and physics in USSR and was awarded a Science Doctorand by USSR National University of Leningrad (current St. Petersburg State University, Russia).