Tam-Anh Chu

Dr. Tam-Anh Chu (February 20, 1958 - August 23, 2011) was a 53-year-old Great Falls man who was mortally injured when his 1996 Toyota sedan crashed into a tree near the intersection of Braddock and Burke Station roads on August 23, 2011. [1]

Dr. Chu was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was formerly the Vice President of Engineering at the Qbit Corporation, Chief Digital Scientist at NIITEK, and CEO at Acorn Networks, and was at the time of his death participating in the start up of a new firm, Pixspan.[2]


  1. Limbach, James. "Fairfax Crash Kills Great Falls Man." FairfaxNews.com. FairfaxNews.com, 24 Aug. 2011. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.
  2. "Maryland Startup Pixspan Nabs $803K, Has Ties to Qbit." TechJournal South. TechJournal South, 2 Mar. 2011. Web. 12 Nov. 2011.