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Engineering educator

Herchang Peter Ay, Chinese engineering educator. Recipient Outstanding Alumni award St. John's & Mary's Institute of Technology, 2000; International fellow Alumni Association North Carolina State University, 1990.


Ay, Herchang Peter was born on April 15, 1965 in Mao-Li, Taiwan. Son of Chia-Ben Ay and Ching-Chu Chen.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (honorary), Horking Technology, 1986. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, St. John's & St. Mary's Institute of Technology, Taipei, 1986. Master of Science, North Carolina State University, 1990.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1994.


Second lieutenant, mechanical engineering officer Chinese Army Logistics, Taoyuan, Taiwan, 1986—1988. Research assistant University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1991—1994, post doctoral, 1994—1995. Associate professor Southern Taiwan University of Technology, Tainan, 1995—2004.

Professor National Kaohsiung University Applied Sciences, Taiwan, since 2004. Consultant Da-Hen Engineering Consultant Company, Taipei, Taiwan, since 1995, Sable Motor Company, Taipei, since 1995. Chief Executive Officer Southern Solar School Ministry Education, Taiwan, since 2005.

Team leader Apollo Solar Car, Taiwan, since 1998.


Supervisor Inhabitant Manage committee Eastern Holand, Tainan, Taiwan, 1997, Alumni Association of St. John's & St. Mary's Institute of Technology, Taipei, 2001-2002. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Chinese Society Solar Energy (life), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, stamp collecting/philately.


Married Mingyu Gloria Liao, August 11, 1996. Children: Yeongyun Anna, Yeonglong Albert.

Chia-Ben Ay

Ching-Chu Chen

Mingyu Gloria Liao

Yeongyun Anna Ay

Yeonglong Albert Ay