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RICHARD KIN TCHANG HSIEH

Background

  • HSIEH, RICHARD KIN TCHANG was born on May 16, 1950 in Shanghai, China.

  • Education

    • Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, Civil Engineer(s) (Mechanics). Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Doctor of Philosophy Physics, Doctor of Science Mechanics. Spoken languages: English, French, Swedish, Chinese.

    Career

    • Director, Science(s) Sector, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Head, Materials Mechanics Division, since 1989, and Professor, since 1985, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Associate Proofessor, 1980-1985, Senior Researcher, 1979-1980, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

    Membership

    Member Mexican Academy of Engineering. New York Academy of Science. The American Institute of Physics.

    Personality

    Interests

    Materials physics, defects physics, continuum physics, technology management. Chess, tennis, skiing, sailing, music.

    Connections

    • Spouse Eva, National of Sweden.
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    Born May 16, 1950
    (age 67)
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