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WILLIAM KAO, BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D., an expert consultant on renewable energy, clean technology, and emerging technologies such as AI, IoT,5G, Big Data, and 3-D printing, has worked in semiconductors and computer-aided design for more than 30 years. He’s held leadership positions such as director of R&D and vice president of engineering in companies such as Texas Instruments, Xerox Corp., and Cadence Design Systems. He has published more than 50 technical papers and has eight U.S. patents on IC design. Kao is a senior member of IEEE, serves on the technical advisory board of several Silicon Valley clean tech companies, and previously taught IC Design and CAD at UCLA. He earned his degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.