School of Engineering

Sung Hu, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Discipline: Digital/Computer
Sung Hu


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Oregon State University
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Oregon State University
  • B.S. Electronic Engineering, Cal Poly


Dr. Sung Hu received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. He has been a Professor of Engineering at San Francisco State University since 1980. Prior to joining SFSU, he was a tenured professor at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH. He has served as session chairs for numerous international conferences, reviewers for many professional journals and conferences, NSF grants, etc. and received many service awards. He is the author of more than 30 journal and conference publications. He has also served as a consultant to many high-tech companies and holds one US patent. Dr. Hu is a member of many honor societies and a life senior member of IEEE and Computer Society.

Technical Interests

  • Digital Systems Design
  • Microprocessor Applications
  • Computer Architecture
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Testability Design

Teaching Areas

ENGR 120 Introductions to Computer Engineering
ENGR 205 Electronic Networks
ENGR 206 Instrumentation
ENGR 356 Basic Computer Architecture
ENGR 357 Digital Lab
ENGR 378 Digital System Design
ENGR 456 Computer Systems
ENGR 478 Microprocessors and Control
ENGR 696 Senior Projects I
ENGR 697 Senior Projects II
ENGR 852 Advanced Digital Design
ENGR 897 Research
ENGR 898 Thesis


Over 30 technical publications mostly in the areas of digital systems, microprocessor applications, and engineering education.


  • Programmable Logic Controller

SF State Home