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educator , food scientist

Gow-Chin Yen, Chinese food scientist, educator. Recipient Outstanding Research award national Science Council, Taiwan, 1990, 92, 94, Chung-Shan Academy award, Republican of China, 1995, Inter-Services Intelligence Citation Classic award, 2001, Merit National Security Council Research award National Science Council, 2003.

Background

Yen, Gow-Chin was born on December 25, 1954 in Taichung, Taiwan. Son of Tseng-Chu and Den Chen Yen.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Food Science, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, 1978. Master of Science in Food Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science, University Rhode Island, 1984.

Career

Associate professor food science, National Chung Hsing U., Taichung, 1984-1988; professor food science, National Chung Hsing U., Taichung, since 1988; department chairman food science, National Chung Hsing U., Taichung, 1993-1996. Visiting professor department food science, U. Florida, 1991.

Membership

Fellow American Chemical Society. Member Institute Food Technologies (professional member),Chinese Institute Food Science and Technology (Achievement award 1990), Chinese Agricultural Chemical Society (Science Achievement award 1992), Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine, Taiwan Association Food Science and Technology (president 2002-2003).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, golf, music.

Connections

Married Ru-Sheue Yang Yen, March 5, 1981. Children: Shih-Geo Eric, Li-Wen.

father:
Tseng-Chu Yen

mother:
Den Chen Yen

spouse:
Ru-Sheue Yang Yen

child:
Li-Wen Yen

child:
Shih-Geo Eric Yen