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materials science educator

Lih-Juann Chen, Chinese Materials science educator. Fellow National Sciences Council, since 1995; recipient Distinguished Research in Engineering award Republic of China Ministry Education, 1986, Outstanding Research award National Science Council, Republic of China, 1985-1995, Doctor Sun Yat-Sen award for excellence in research, 1991, Ho Chin-Tui award for outstanding contribution in materials science, 1993, Matials Science medal, 1993.


Chen, Lih-Juann was born on August 13, 1946 in Chekiang, China. Son of Zhi-Li Chen and Yann Tang.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University California, Berkeley, 1974.


Research associate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974-1977; associate professor, National Tsing Hua U., Hsinchu, Republic of China, 1977-1979; professor, National Tsing Hua U., Hsinchu, Republic of China, since 1979; department chairman materials science and engineering, National Tsing Hua U., Hsinchu, Republic of China, 1982-1984; associate director materials science center, National Tsing Hua U., Hsinchu, Republic of China, 1984-1985. Visiting associate professor Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1980-1981. Visiting scientist Xerox Palo Alto (California) Research Center, 1986-1987.

Consultant Materials Research laboratories, Hsinchu, since 1981, Electronics Research and Svc. Organisation, 1990-1993. Member academic committee Republic of China Ministry Education, Taipei, 1987-1991.


Member International Union Materials Research Societies (Second vice president since 1999), Chinese Society for Materials Science (councilor 1983-1995, president since 1995, Lu Chi-Hung medal 1993), Materials Research Society Taiwan (vice president 1991-1995, president since 1995), Materials Research Society United States of America, Bohmische Physical Society (honorary), Federation Chinese Materials Societies and Association in Taiwan (president 1998-1999), Peng Wen Yuan Foundation (Outstanding Research award 1999).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: badminton, music, traveling.


Married Hsiang Wu, August 18, 1984. Children: Hsueih-An, Hsueih-Shih.

Zhi-Li Chen

Yann Tang

Hsiang Wu

Hsueih-An Chen

Hsueih-Shih Chen