Log In

Koung-An Chao

physics educator

Koung-An Chao, Swedish physics educator. Recipient International Business Machines Corporation prize for condensed matter physics, 1994. Member American Physical Society, Royal Norwegian Society Sciences and Letters, Royal Academy of Sciences, Medical and Technology.

Background

Chao, Koung-An was born on February 19, 1940 in Chungking, Szechuan, China. Son of Hsing-Yuan and Daisy (Huang) Chao.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1969.

Career

Research associate International Business Machines Corporation, Yorktown Heights, New York, 1969-1971. Research fellow Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenborg, Sweden, 1971-1973, University Warwick, Coventry, England, 1973-1974. Research professor University Linköping, Sweden, 1976-1989.

Chair professor physics University Trondheim Norwegian Institute of Technology, 1989-1996, Lund University, Sweden, since 1996, National Chiao-Tung University, since 2000. Visiting professor Federal University Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil, 1975.

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Royal Norwegian Society Sciences and Letters, Royal Academy of Sciences, Medical and Technology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Carpentry.

Connections

Married Lindy Ling-Ying Lin,June 21, 1966 (deceased May 1979).

father:
Hsing-Yuan Chao

mother:
Daisy (Huang) Chao

spouse:
Lindy Ling-Ying Lin