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Mechanical engineering educator

Jahau Lewis Chen, Chinese mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include research on structural shape optimum design methods, development of engineering expert design systems, development of intelligent modular fixture design system by case-based reasoning, development of conceptual design evaluation tool by Qualitative Programming and AHP Methods, green design of products.

Background

Chen, Jahau Lewis was born on September 1, 1956 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Chin-Chuan and Sui-Hwa (Chi) Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1978. MEng, Old Dominion University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1987.

Career

Teaching assistant Private Su-Te Technology College, Taichung, Taiwan, 1980-1981. Technical engineer Taiwan Matsushita Electric Company, Taipei, Taiwan, 1981-1982. Teaching assistant Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 1983-1984, University Florida, Gainesville, 1985-1987.

Associate professor mechanical engineering National Cheng Kung University, 1987-1994, professor, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on structural shape optimum design methods, development of engineering expert design systems, development of intelligent modular fixture design system by case-based reasoning, development of conceptual design evaluation tool by Qualitative Programming and AHP Methods, green design of products.

Membership

2nd lieutenant Marine Corps, Taiwan, 1978-1980. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), American Association for Artificial Intelligence, International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Chinese Institute Engineers (assistant secretary Kaohsiung division 1989-1990), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineers (assistant secretary 6th conference 1989), Tau Beta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Tien-Ying Huang, June 19, 1985. Children: Ja-En, Yung-Hsin, An-Yu.

father:
Chin-Chuan Chen

mother:
Sui-Hwa (Chi) Chen

spouse:
Tien-Ying Huang

child:
Ja-En Chen

child:
Yung-Hsin Chen

child:
An-Yu Chen