February 02, 2004 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG's Dong-Yang Lee Receives JEDEC Award of Excellence

Seoul, Korea - January 20, 2004: SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced semiconductor memory technology, has been recognized by the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, a semiconductor industry standards development organization, for its contribution to the development of advanced DRAM technology.
Dong-Yang Lee, a senior engineer in SAMSUNG Electronics' memory group, was honored by JEDEC with the associations' Award of Excellence. The award recognizes Lee's leadership in developing and establishing standards for DDR and DDR2 SDRAM technology.
Over the past five years, Lee has been at the center of DDR SDRAM technology development, successfully heading JEDEC's DRAM specification committee and playing a leading role in multiple task groups. In 2002, Lee was a recipient of JEDEC's Technical Recognition Award for his contribution to developing and standardizing DDR SDRAM technology.
Lee's award marks only the third time that the Award of Excellence has been presented to a JEDEC member since it was established in 1958. It is awarded by JEDEC's Board of Directors to honor exceptional contributions to technology standardization which is critical to the success of the global electronics industry benefiting both suppliers and end users.
In a separate announcement, JEDEC also said that Mian Quddus, marketing vice president at SAMSUNG Semiconductor, Inc., in San Jose, Calif., was elected Chairman of JEDEC's Board of Directors for a two-year term beginning in January 2004. Prior to his election, Quddus served on the association's Board of Directors for 10 years.
About JEDEC
JEDEC is the leading standards development organization for the semiconductor industry. Over 1800 representatives of some 250 member companies actively participate in 50 Committees, developing standards to meet the needs of every segment of the industry. JEDEC is a founding sector of the Electronics Industries Alliance (EIA) that represents 2100 companies in all areas of the electronics industry. JEDEC standards are available free online at www.jedec.org.
About SAMSUNG Electronics
SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, and digital convergence technology. SAMSUNG Electronics employs approximately 75,000 people in 89 offices in 47 countries and business performance for 2002 record 49.6 billion US$ in sales and 5.9 billion US$ in net income. SAMSUNG Electronics is the world's leading company of advanced semiconductors, TFT-LCDs, CDMA mobile phones, monitors and VCRs. SAMSUNG Electronics consists of four main business units: Device Solution Network, Digital Media Network, Telecommunication Network and Digital Appliance Network Businesses.
The Device Solution Network specializes in semiconductor s, TFT-LCD display s and data storage medium for industrial, mobile and advanced computing applications, offering a full line of key solutions of DRAMs, SRAMs, Display Driver ICs, Smart Card ICs, TFT-LCD panels and Flash memories. The Device Solution Network operates overseas sales subsidiaries and mass production facilities to maximize on hand customer support. For more information, visit our website at http://www.samsungsemi.com .
SAMSUNG Semiconductor Inc., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., is located in San Jose, Calif. More information can be found at

http://www.usa.samsungsemi.com/
SAMSUNG Semiconductor Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany and London, UK with sales offices all over Europe. More information can be found at

http://www.samsungsemi.de


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