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Richard Shue-Tak Yu

Richard Shue-Tak Yu, Australian biochemist, consultant, educator. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, New York Academy of Sciences, Controlled Release Society.

Background

  • Yu, Richard Shue-Tak was born on June 27, 1943 in Quangzhou, Quangdong, China. Arrived in Australia, 1962. Son of Chin and Kit-Yee (Chan) Yu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1966. Master of Science, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, Canberrra, 1972.

      DEd, University Melbourne, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, 2000.

    Career

    • Alexander von Humboldt fellow Max-Planck Institute Molecular Genetics, Berlin, 1972, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation postdoctoral fellow, 1973. Research fellow, senior research fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1974-1980. Section leader, principal scientist Food Research Institute, Melbourne, 1980-1989.

      Chief scientist Drug Implant Technology Daratech Party Ltd., 1990-1994. Managing director Bonaphyte Products Party Ltd., since 1995. Director Bonaphyte Products Party Ltd., 1985-1990.

      Visiting professor Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China, 1988, Nanking (China) Agricultural University, 1993.

    Works

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, New York Academy of Sciences, Controlled Release Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cooking, enjoying fine food, walking, movies, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Miu-Ling Lui, August 1, 1967. Children: Rosebud, Maisie, Fleur.
    • father: Chin Yu
    • mother: Kit-Yee (Chan) Yu
    • spouse: Miu-Ling Lui
    • children: Rosebud Yu
    • Maisie Yu
    • Fleur Yu
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    Born June 27, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Monash University
    • 1968
      Monash University
    • 1972
      Australian National University
    • 1998
      University Melbourne
    • 1972
      Alexander von Humboldt fellow, Max-Planck Institute Molecular Genetics
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1974 - 1980
      research fellow, research fellow Australian National University
      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    • 1974 - 1980
      senior, research fellow Australian National University
      Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    • 1980 - 1989
      section leader, Food Research Institute
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1980 - 1989
      principal scientist, Food Research Institute
      Melbourne, Florida, United States
    • 1990 - 1994
      chief scientist, Drug Implant Technology Daratech Party Limited
    • 1995
      managing director, Bonaphyte Products Party Limited
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