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Koung-An Chao

Koung-An Chao, Swedish physics educator. Recipient International Business Machines Corporation prize for condensed matter physics, 1994. Member American Physical Society, Royal Norwegian Society Sciences and Letters, Royal Academy of Sciences, Medical and Technology.

Background

  • Chao, Koung-An was born on February 19, 1940 in Chungking, Szechuan, China. Son of Hsing-Yuan and Daisy (Huang) Chao.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1969.

    Career

    • Research associate International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1969-1971. Research fellow Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenborg, Sweden, 1971-1973, University Warwick, Coventry, England, 1973-1974. Research professor University Linköping, Sweden, 1976-1989.

      Chair professor physics University Trondheim Norwegian Institute of Technology, 1989-1996, Lund University, Sweden, since 1996, National Chiao-Tung University, since 2000. Visiting professor Federal University Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, 1975.

    Membership

    Member American Physical Society, Royal Norwegian Society Sciences and Letters, Royal Academy of Sciences, Medical and Technology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Carpentry.

    Connections

    • Married Lindy Ling-Ying Lin,June 21, 1966 (deceased May 1979).
    • father: Hsing-Yuan Chao
    • mother: Daisy (Huang) Chao
    • spouse: Lindy Ling-Ying Lin
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    Born February 19, 1940
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1969 - 1971
      Research associate, International Business Machines Corporation
      Yorktown Heights, New York, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      research fellow, Chalmers University of Technology
      Sweden
    • 1973 - 1974
      research fellow, Chalmers University of Technology
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1976 - 1989
      research professor, University Link+
      Sweden
    • 1989 - 1996
      chair professor, physics University Trondheim Norwegian Institute of Technology
    • 1996
      chair professor, physics University Trondheim Norwegian Institute of Technology
      Sweden