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Cheng-Chang Li, Chinese academic administrator. Recipient Excellence Research awards National Science Council, Taiwan, since 1967; appointed vice-director to lead Chinese Agricultural Technology Mission in Saudi Arabia, 1982; recipient Excellence Achievement in Agricultural Research award University California, Davis, 1991.


Li, Cheng-Chang was born on October 2, 1936 in Chang-Hua County, Taiwan.


Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, National Chung Hsing University, 1960. Master of Science, International Rice Research Institute, University Philippines, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1975.


Research technician Taiwan Provincial Department Agriculture and Forestry, 1962-1964. Research fellow International Rice Research Institute, 1966—1967. Instructor genetics department agronomy National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, 1967-1971, associate professor genetics department agronomy, 1971-1976, professor genetics department agronomy, since 1976, chairman, 1985-1990, dean College of Agriculture, 1990-1996, president, 1997—2001.

Visiting professor Tokyo University of Agricultural.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Asian Crop Science Association (president 1995-1998), Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities (president 1992-1996), others.