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Chemical engineer

Juey Hong Lai, Chinese chemical engineer. Recipient Heriot-Watt University Sweatt Technical award, Honeywell, Inc., 1980, Small Business Innovation Research award, Department Department of Health and Human Services, 1990, 1993-1994, 1995, 1996-1998, 1997, 1999—2001; grantee, Minnesota Technology Inc., 1991.

Background

Lai, Juey Hong was born on December 4, 1936 in Taipei, Taiwan. Arrived in the United States, 1961, naturalized, 1976. Son of Kwo-Wang and Chin-Fong Lai.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan U., 1959;Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Washington, 1963;Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, U. Washington, 1969.

Career

Research specialist department chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1969-1973;principal research scientist, Honeywell Physical Sciences Center, Honeywell, Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota, 1973-1978;senior principal research scientist, Honeywell Physical Sciences Center, Honeywell, Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota, 1978-1983;staff scientist, Honeywell Technology Center, Honeywell, Inc., 1983-1987;president, Lai laboratories, Inc., Burnsville, Minnesota, since 1988. Lecturer State University of New York, New Paltz, 1983.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Polymers for Electronic Applications, 1989. Contributor articles on solid state chemistry, polymer chemistry and dental materials to technical journals. Researcher on polymer materials for electronics, solid state chemistry and dental materials.

      Holder 9 patents in electronic and dental materials.

Membership

Board directors Chinese American Association Minnesota, 1977-1979, Minnesota Taiwanese Association, 1995-1997, 1998-2001, 05-07. Fellow: Academy of Dental Materials, American Institute Chemists. Member: American Chemical Society, American Association Dental Research, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Li-Huey Chang, June 30, 1968. Children: Eric Yo-Ping, Bruce Yo-Sheng.

father:
Kwo-Wang Lai

mother:
Chin-Fong Lai

spouse:
Li-Huey Chang

children:
Eric Yo-Ping Lai

Bruce Yo-Sheng Lai