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Civil engineer

Jenn-Shin Hwang, American civil engineer. Achievements include research in system characteristics and dynamic performance of one of the two most versatile earthquake simulators in the United States, programs conducted using earthquake simulator regarding seismic resistant design of low-rise building structures.

Background

Hwang, Jenn-Shin was born on November 21, 1956 in Ping-Tung, Taiwan, Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1982. Son of Jau-Shane and Jean-Fong (Yang) Hwang.

Education

Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1988.

Career

Research associate National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, 1988-1990. Bridge engineer Washington State Department Transportation, Olympia, 1990-1991. Civil engineer Office of Earthquake Engineering California Department Transportation, Sacramento, 1991-1993.

Associate professor National Taiwan Institute of Technology, Taipei, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in system characteristics and dynamic performance of one of the two most versatile earthquake simulators in the United States, programs conducted using earthquake simulator regarding seismic resistant design of low-rise building structures.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (associate, joint technical com 343 on concrete bridges since 1992, technical committee on repair, rehabilitation and inspection of bridges since 1992, technical committee on steel bridges since 1992), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.

Connections

Married Shu-Chen Chou, April 15, 1989.

father:
Jau-Shane Hwang

mother:
Jean-Fong (Yang) Hwang

spouse:
Shu-Chen Chou