Asian American Engineer of the Year Awards
Asian American Engineer of the Year Award


Mr. Hung Le
IBM Fellow
IBM System and Technology Group


Hung Le is an IBM Fellow in the IBM System and Technology Group. He is leading the development of IBM next generation Pserver processor.

Hung has played a key role in shaping the direction of IBM pServer microprocessor. He was involved in the development of the PowerPC architecture and is the principle architect behind pServer microprocessors. He has introduced leading technologies to IBM server design such as advanced out of order architecture, simultaneous multithreading, high frequency design, multi core on a chip. Hung¡¯s innovations were applied to IBM microprocessors that have been used in super computers, servers, workstations, and personal computers. Hung led the development of several microprocessor products that enable IBM to be the leader in the server market.

Hung holds more than 80 patents in the field of microprocessor design. He has received 3 IBM Corporate awards, and 4 IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement awards. In recognition of his technical contribution he was appointed to IBM Fellow, the highest technical achievement at IBM, in 2009.

Hung joined IBM in 1979 after graduated with the Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Potsdam. He currently resides in Austin, Texas and can be reached at