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transportation engineer

Ho-Shong Hou, Chinese transportation engineer. Achievements include research on new design and notable findings for metal investigation, on harbor and coastal engineering. E-mail: hs.

Background

Hou, Ho-Shong was born on April 3, 1944 in Chia-Yi, China. Son of Charng-Lih and Yu-Chieu (Lee) Hou.

Education

Bachelor, National Cheng King University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1967. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, National Cheng King University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1976.

Career

Chief Taichung Harbor Hydraulic Laboratory, Muchi, Taiwan, 1969-1973. Graduate assistant, associate University Florida, Gainesville, 1973-1976. Director Taichung Harbor Laboratory, Wachi, Taiwan, 1976-1978, Graduate Institute Harbor & Ocean Engineering, Keelung, Taiwan, 1978-1981.

Deputy director Institute Harbor & Marine, Wuchi, Taiwan, 1981-1985. Director engineering division Institute Transportation, Taipei, China, 1985-1996, deputy director general China, 1996-1997. Director general department rail, highway and tourism Ministry of Transportation and Communications, 1998-1999.

Deputy mayor Kaohsiung City Government, China, since 1999. Professor air transport administration Institute Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, since 1996. Vice chairman Ocean Engineering Research Council, Taipei, 1980-1994, International Relations Council, Chinese Underwater Technology Association, 1990-1994.

Executive secretary organizing committee 20th International Conference Coastal Engineering, Taipei, 1986. Delegate Chinese Taipei APE TPT Working group Port Expert Group, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on new design and notable findings for metal investigation, on harbor and coastal engineering. E-mail: hs.

Membership

Fellow CICHE; member American Society of Civil Engineers, Chinese Port & Harbor Association (exec.dir. 1988-1996), Chinese Oceanic Science & Technology Association (executive director 1986-1996), Association Hydraulic Engineering (president 1966), Chinese Oceanic Engineering Association (executive director since 1998).

Connections

Married Pai-Ho Chen; children: Su-I, Cheng-Yi, Peng-Hsi, Peng-Huei.

father:
Charng-Lih Hou

mother:
Yu-Chieu (Lee) Hou

spouse:
Pai-Ho Chen

child:
Su-I Hou

child:
Cheng-Yi Hou

child:
Peng-Hsi Hou

child:
Peng-Huei Hou