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office automation systems company executive

An Wang, Chinese office automation systems company executive. Trustee Northeastern University, Museum of Science; Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Academy Arts and Sciences; member National Academy Engineering, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wang, An was born on February 7, 1920 in Shanghai, China. Came to United States, 1945, naturalized, 1955. Son of Yin Lu and Zen Wan (Chien) Wang.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Chiao Tung University, 1940. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1948.

Honorary Doctor of Science, Lowell Institute Tech, 1971. D.Comml. Science (honorary), Suffolk University, 1980. Honorary Doctor of Science, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1981.

D. Engineering (honorary), Poly Institute New York, 1982. Honorary Doctor of Science, Syracuse University, 1982. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Emmanuel College, 1982.

Doctor of Science in Business Administration (honorary), Bryant College, 1982. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1982. D. Business Economics (honorary), Tufts University, 1982.

Honorary Doctor of Science, University Hartford, 1983. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Boston College, 1983. Doctor of University (honorary), University Stirling, Scotland, 1983.

Honorary Doctor of Science, Northeastern University, 1984. Doctor of Engineering Science, Merrimack College, 1984. Honorary Doctor of Science, Brown University, 1985.

Doctor of Science, University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1986. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1987. LL.D, Harvard University, 1987.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Boston University, 1988. Doctor Engineering (honorary), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1988. HHD (honorary), Northeast School Law, 1988.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Williams College, 1988. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), Chiao Tung University, 1988.

Career

Teacher Chiao-Tung University, China, 1940-1941. Engineer Central Radio Works, China, 1941-1945, Chinese Government Supply Agency, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1946-1947. Research fellow Harvard, 1948-1951.

Owner Wang Laboratories, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1951-1955. Chairman board, chief executive officer, director Wang Laboratories, Inc., Lowell, 1955-1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Trustee Northeastern University, Museum of Science. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Academy Arts and Sciences. Member National Academy Engineering, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Lorraine Chiu, July 10, 1949. Children: Frederick A., Courtney S., Juliette L.

father:
Yin Lu Wang

mother:
Zen Wan (Chien) Wang

spouse:
Lorraine Chiu

child:
Frederick A. Wang

child:
Courtney S. Wang

child:
Juliette L. Wang