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Geneticist

Hong-Pang Wu, Chinese geneticist. Recipient academy award Chung Shou-keng Foundation, Taipei, 1977, academy awards of agriculture Ministry Education, Taipei, 1985, Biological Society China, Taipei, 1986. Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1962-1963. Member Botanical Society Republic of China (president 1980), Biometric Society, Society for Advancement Breeding Researchs in Asia and Oceania (assistant editor journal. 1972-1977).

Background

Wu, Hong-Pang was born on June 7, 1933 in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Son of Jen-kuei and Lin-tuan (Lin) Wu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1960. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tokyo, 1972.

Career

Teaching assistant department agronomy National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1963-1964, associate professor, 1972-1974, professor, since 1974. Assistant research fellow Institute Botany, Academia Sinica, 1964-1968, associate research fellow, 1968-1974, research fellow, since 1974, deputy director, 1972-1977, director, 1977-1983. Chief secretariat Administrative Office Academia Sinica, Taipei, 1988-1990, director, 1990-1994.

Membership

Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1962-1963. Member Botanical Society Republic of China (president 1980), Biometric Society, Society for Advancement Breeding Researchs in Asia and Oceania (assistant editor journal. 1972-1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, tennis, swimming, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Hsiu-minimum Chen, October 13, 1963. Children: Kai-minimum, Kai-hui.

father:
Jen-kuei Wu

mother:
Lin-tuan (Lin) Wu

spouse:
Hsiu-minimum Chen

child:
Kai-minimum Wu

child:
Kai-hui Wu