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propulsion system engineer

Albert Chao-Ching Tao, Chinese propulsion system engineer. Achievements include research and development on missile propulsion sub-systems and missile systems. Recipient medal of Loyalty and Diligence, MND, Taipei, 1977, medal of Yun Hui, MND, Taipei, 1986, medal Loyalty and Diligence and one star Ministry of National Defense, Taipei, 1987.


Tao, Albert Chao-Ching was born on February 19, 1937 in Fuchou, Fuchien, China. Son of Ching and Chen Chu-Ying Tao.


Bachelor of Science, Chung Chen Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, 1960. Postgraduate, United States Army Air Defense School, 1961. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy, North Carolina State University Raleigh, 1975.


Teaching assistant Chung Chen Institute of Technology, Taipei, 1960. Assistant scientist Missiles & Rockets Research Division (2nd division) Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Lung-Tan, China, 1967-1971, associate scientist, section head, senior scientist, deputy director (2nd division), Missile High Frequency Program China, 1975—1989, director planning division China, 1989-1994, vice chairman program evaluation committee China, 1994-1996, acting director (2nd division) missiles and rockets division China, 1996-1998, senior scientist President office China, 1998—2002, advisor President office China, since 2002. Adjunct associate professor, adjunct professor Chung Chen Institute of Technology, Tao-Yuan, Republic of China, 1975-1986.

Adjunct professor Tamkang University, Taipei, 1987-1989. Consultant Aeronautical and Astronomical Society Republic of China, Taipei, since 1998, Aerospace Education Enhancement Program, Republic of China, since 1999.


  • Achievements include research and development on missile propulsion sub-systems and missile systems.


Political warrior Ministry National Defense, Republic of China, Taipei, 1964. Maintenance officer Republic of China Army, 1961-1964. Member American Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics, Aeronautical and Astronautical Society Republic of China, Chinese Institute Engineers.


  • Other Interests

    Chinese chess, reading, jogging, swimming, movies.


Married Yu-Yen Ma, December 2, 1967. Children: Kevin Chen-Chao, Jacky Chen-Kuo.

Ching Tao

Chen Chu-Ying Tao

Yu-Yen Ma

Kevin Chen-Chao Tao

Jacky Chen-Kuo Tao