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researcher , Civil engineering educator

Der-Liang Frank Young, American civil engineering educator, researcher. Registered professional engineer, Illinois. Recipient Distinguished Research award National Science Council Republic of China, since 1992, Distinguished Leadership award American Biographical Institute, 1989.


Young, Der-Liang Frank was born on January 4, 1946 in Chia-Yi, Taiwan. Son of Wu-Shang and Lee-Rang (Lee) Young.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, 1968. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, 1971. Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1976.


Research associate Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1975-1976. Senior engineer Harza Engineering Company, Chicago, 1976-1981, Nortech Engineering Company, Irvine, California, 1981-1983. Senior member technical staff Rockwell International, Canoga Park, 1983.

Associate professor National Taiwan University, 1983-1984, professor, since 1984. Visiting associate professor National Taiwan University, 1978-1979, director Hydraulic Research Laboratory, 1985-1991. Adjunct professor Centry University, Beverly Hills, California, 1982-1983.

Visiting expert Sinotech Engineering Corporation, Taipei, 1991-1992. Examiner Department Examination, Taipei, since 1988. Consultant to Governor, Taipei County Government, 1989-1997.

Advisor National Science and Technology Museum, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1986-1994, National Science Council, 1997-1999. Visiting scholar University Wales, Swansea, 2000.


  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois.


Judge Outstanding Youth Medal Award, Taipei, 1990-1991. Served to Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1968-1969. Member International Association for Hydraulic Research (council Asian and Pacific division 1988-1995), American Geophysical Union, Chinese Institute Civil and Hydraulic Engineers (council water resources engineering 1985-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, baseball, fishing, reading.


Married Ching-Ju Yu, August 29, 1971. Children: Jacqueline, James.

Wu-Shang Young

Lee-Rang (Lee) Young

Ching-Ju Yu

Jacqueline Young

James Young