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educator , geophysicist

How Kin Wong, Chinese, American geophysicist, educator. Recipient William Faid Memorial prize in Physics, 1964. Fellow British Physical Society; member Geological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, British Institute Physics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geological Institute, Sigma Xi.

Background

Wong, How Kin was born on October 13, 1941 in Hong Kong. Son of Chuk-Hin and Yue-Sin (Kwan) Wong.

Education

Bachelor of Science with 1st class honors, University HOng Kong, 1963. Bachelor of Science Special with 1st class honors, University HOng Kong, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University HOng Kong, 1968.

Career

Demonstrator in physics University Hong Kong, 1965-1967. Resident assistant scientist department geology and geophysics Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, 1967-1971. Associate professor geology Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1971-1975.

Professor Geology and Paleontology Institute University Hamburg, Germany, 1975-1989. Professor, director, deputy director Institute Bioceochem. and Marine Chemistry, University Hamburg, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Fellow British Physical Society. Member Geological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, British Institute Physics, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Geological Institute, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Georgia Guyanne Billsborough, May 24, 1975. 1 child, Jeremy Mang-ku.

father:
Chuk-Hin Wong

mother:
Yue-Sin (Kwan) Wong

spouse:
Georgia Guyanne Billsborough

child:
Jeremy Mang-ku Wong