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educator , Chemical engineer

Chung-wen Lan, Chinese chemical engineer, educator. Fellow, Kyushu University, Japan, 2002; grantee, Gakushuin University, Japan, 1998, National Science Council, 2002; scholar, National Science Council, Taiwan, 1997. Member of Asian Crystal Growth Association, American Association Crystal Growth (correspondent), Chinese Institute Chemical Engineers (life).

Background

Lan, Chung-wen was born on April 22, 1962 in Hualian, Taiwan. Son of Yen-Sen Lan and Su-Au Lin.

Education

Diploma, Taipei Institute of Technology, 1982. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, 1986. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1991.

Career

Associate professor National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, 1992—1996. Professor National Central University, 1996—1998. Visiting scholar Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, 1997—1997.

Professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, since 1998. Visiting professor Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 2002. Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1982-1984, Taiwan.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Efficient floating-zone for zone refining and crystal growth. Patents pending for Rotational directional solidification process. Patents pending for Zone Leveling Czochralski Method for Stochiometric lithium niobate and lithium titanate crystals.

    First to Three-dimensional simulation of interface and convection in crystal growth processes. Invention of High efficient hot zone for silicon pulling for photovotaic applications.

Membership

Member of Asian Crystal Growth Association, American Association Crystal Growth (correspondent), Chinese Institute Chemical Engineers (life).

Connections

Married Wan-Chin Yu, August 5, 1963. Children: Chloe, Michael.

father:
Yen-Sen Lan

mother:
Su-Au Lin

spouse:
Wan-Chin Yu

child:
Chloe Lan

child:
Michael Lan