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Carlson Chao-Ping Pian, American engineering educator, researcher. Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate; member terrestial energy system technical committee 1984-1986, member plasmadynamics and lasers technical committee 1984-1986, Space Shuttle Flag award 1984); member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Pian, Carlson Chao-Ping was born on December 31, 1945 in Beijing. Arrived in the United States, 1957. Son of Charles H. C. and Juliette (Fan) Pian.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University Michigan, 1968. Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University Michigan, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University Michigan, 1974.

Career

Instructor department aerospace engineering University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1965-1974. Visiting scientist department electrical engineering Eindhoven Technology University, Netherlands, 1974-1975. Research engineer Lewis Research Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, 1975-1979.

Principal research engineer Avco Everett Research Laboratory, Inc., Massachusetts, 1979—1994, director magnetohydrodynamic power generation, 1987-1994. With Mississippi State University, 1994-1995, professor, researcher, 1997-2000. Senior scientist Molten Metal Technology, Massachusetts, 1995-1997.

Professor, chair mechanical engineering division Alfred University, New York, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 100 articles to professional journals and symposia.

Membership

Fellow: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate. Member terrestial energy system technical committee 1984-1986, member plasmadynamics and lasers technical committee 1984-1986, Space Shuttle Flag award 1984). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, photography.

Connections

Son of Charles hockey club and Juliette (Fan) P. Married Sally Tseng, August 23, 1969;children: Kevin, Phillip, Timothy.

father:
Charles H. C. Pian

mother:
Juliette (Fan) Pian

spouse:
Sally Tseng

children:
Kevin Pian

Phillip Pian

Timothy Pian