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materials engineer , researcher

Kwai Shing Chan, Chinese, American materials engineer, researcher. Achievements include contributions to understanding of mechanical behavior (deformation, fracture and fatigue) of engineering materials (metals, ceramics and composites) at microstructure level through integrated micromechanical modeling.

Background

Chan, Kwai Shing was born on February 2, 1955 in Hong Kong. Came to the United States, 1973. Son of M. F. and S. L. Chan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1976. Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1980.

Career

Junior research engineer, Olin Material Research Laboratory, New Haven, 1976;postdoctoral affiliate, Stanford (California) U., 1980-1982;research engineer, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, 1982-1985;senior engineer, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, 1985-1988;principal engineer, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, 1988-1992;staff engineer, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, 1992-1996;institute scientist, S.W. Research Institute, San Antonio, since 1996. Visiting scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991. Board review Metallurgical Transactions A, Pittsburgh, since 1992.

Visiting scientist Göteborgs Kungliga Segelsällskap Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include contributions to understanding of mechanical behavior (deformation, fracture and fatigue) of engineering materials (metals, ceramics and composites) at microstructure level through integrated micromechanical modeling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Forming Limit Diagrams: Concepts, Methods and Applications, 1989, Micromechanics of Advanced Materials. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (Alfred Noble prize 1991), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate editor Journal Engineering Materials and Technology since 1993), American Society for Microbiology International (Marcus A. Grossmann award 1986, 94), American Institute Mining and Petroleum Engineers (Rossiter M. Raymond Memorial award 1990), Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, American Ceramic Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Sigma Museum.

Connections

Married Ing M. Oei, June 5, 1982. Children: Candace Kay, Kara Lynn, Stacey Karmen, Aaron Eugene.

father:
M. F.

mother:
S. L. Chan

spouse:
Ing M. Oei

children:
Candace Kay Chan

Kara Lynn Chan

Stacey Karmen Chan

Aaron Eugene Chan