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researcher , Engineering educator

Chih-Ping Tso, Malaysian engineering educator, researcher. European engineer; chartered engineer, chartered physicist, United Kingdom; professional engineer, Malaysia. National Electricity Board scholar, United Kingdom, 1964-1968, Fulbright scholar, 1974-1979, Massachusetts Institute of Technology research assistantship, 1969-1970.

Background

Tso, Chih-Ping was born on February 6, 1944 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Son of Nai-Keung and Kim-Siew Tso.

Education

Bachelor of Technology, Loughborough University of Technology, 1968. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1979.

Career

Trainee C.A. Parsons & Company Ltd., United Kingdom, 1967. Engineer National Electricity Board, Malaysia, 1968-1972. Lecturer University Malaya, Malaysia, 1972-1982, associate professor Malaysia, 1982-1990, head department Malaysia, 1984-1986, 88-90.

Associate professor Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1990—2003. Professor Multimedia University, since 2003. Nuclear reactor operator United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1974.

Visiting scientist Kyoto University, Kansai University, Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Corporation, Japan, 1987-1988. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • European engineer; chartered engineer, chartered physicist, United Kingdom. Professional engineer, Malaysia.

Membership

Fellow: Institution of Engineers (Singapore), Institution of Engineers (Malaysia), Institute Physics (United Kingdom), Institution Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom). Member: American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pacific Center of Thermal-Fluids Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married Soo-Leng Fung, March 24, 1971. Children: Carmel, Garvin, Garmund.

father:
Nai-Keung Tso

mother:
Kim-Siew Tso

spouse:
Soo-Leng Fung

child:
Carmel Tso

child:
Garvin Tso

child:
Garmund Tso