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Mechanical engineering educator

Fai Ma, American mechanical engineering educator. Young Investigator award National Science Foundation, 1987; Humboldt fellow, 1992; Fulbright awardee, 2002. Fellow: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Background

Ma, Fai was born on August 6, 1954 in Canton, People's Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1977, naturalized, 1988. Son of Rui-Qi and Shao-Fen (Luo) Ma.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Hong Kong, 1977. Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology, 1981.

Career

Senior research engineer Weidlinger Associates, Menlo Park, California, 1981-1982. Research fellow International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1982-1983. Senior engineer Standard Oil Corporation, Cleveland, 1983-1986.

Professor mechanical engineering University California, Berkeley, since 1986. Visiting scholar Oxford University, England, 1992, University Stuttgart, Germany, 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Probabilistic Analysis, 1983, Computational Mechanics, 1989. Co-editor Advances in Engineering, since 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Connections

father:
Rui-Qi Ma

mother:
Shao-Fen (Luo) Ma