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consultant , chemistry professor

Dean Yang Chao, Chinese chemistry professor, consultant. Achievements include invention of water-based polyurethane resin. Recipient Best Performance in Teaching award, Ministry Education, Taipei, 1992, Best Performance in Research award, National Science Council Taiwan, Taipei, 1996, Best Performance in CWC award, Industry Development Bureau/Ministry Economic Affairs, Taipei, 1998.

Background

Chao, Dean Yang was born on February 16, 1942 in China. Son of Wei and Ging Ming (Jian) Chao.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taipei, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, Athens, 1977.

Career

Research associate department macromolecular science Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1977—1979. Postdoctoral fellow department chemical engineering Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1979—1980. Deputy director department planning National Science Council Taiwan, 1985—1986.

Professor Institute Applied Chemistry Chinese Culture University, Taipei, since 1985, director, 1992—1995. Head department chemistry Chinese Culture University, Taipei, 1992—1995. Advisory Minister Economic Affairs, Taipei, 1995—1997.

Organizer East Asia Symposium on Functional Dyes and Advanced Materials.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of water-based polyurethane resin.

Membership

Vice president Taiwan Green Productivity Foundation, Taipei, since 2002. Member of Chinese Colloid and Interface Science Association (president 1988-1992), Taiwan Regional Association Synthetic Resin and Adhesive Industry (advisory since 1989), Chinese Specialty Chemical Association (president 1991-1996, since 2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, jogging, music.

Connections

Married Ching Chem Kung, November 28, 1976. Children: Ann, Shawn, Alan.

father:
Wei Chao

mother:
Ging Ming (Jian) Chao

spouse:
Ching Chem Kung

child:
Ann Chao

child:
Alan Chao

child:
Shawn Chao