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Engineer , consultant , researcher , Education educator

Ming-Hsiang Shih, Chinese education educator, researcher, engineer, consultant. Recipient honorary member, Phi-Tau-Phi Association, 1987, award for Research Paper, Society Structural Engineering, Taiwan, 2003; visiting scholar, German Academic Exchange Service, Germany, 2002, visiting scholar Aachen University, Germany, National Science Council, 2003-2005. Member of Taiwan Association Earthquake Engineering (life).


Shih, Ming-Hsiang was born on January 15, 1963 in Taichung, Taiwan. Son of I-Fang and Hsiu-Cheng (Lin) Shih.


Bachelor's, National Chunghsin University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1985. Master in Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1987. D-Ing, Aachen University, Germany, 1996.


Engineer III Sino-Tech Consultant Engineering, Taipei, 1989—1990. Assistant researcher Aachen University, 1992—1996. Assistant professor Chao-Yang University of Science and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, 1997—1998, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, 1998—2002, associate professor Taiwan, since 2002.

Consultant Sinoech Engineering Consultant Company Ltd., Taipei, since 1997, Unitech Hydraulic-Pneumatic Company Ltd., Kaohsiung, since 2003. 2nd lieutenant Army, 1987-1989, Kinmen, Taiwan.


  • Achievements include design of program for nonlinear dynamical analysis. Design of testbank of pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders. Design of software for computer aided experiments.

    Invention of semi-active hydraulic damping systems. Invention of semi-active damping system with directional joint. Invention of neutral equilibrium mechanism for structural control.

    Invention of structural isolation system. Patents for structural control devices (2 United States, 1 Japanese and 6 Taiwanese). Research in semi-active control, computational mechanics, experimental technique, structural dynamics, basic behavior of reinforced concrete structures.


Member of Taiwan Association Earthquake Engineering (life).


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, music.


Married Pei-Ju Liao, February 12, 1967. Children: Wehse, Petra.

I-Fang Shih

Hsiu-Cheng (Lin) Shih

Pei-Ju Liao

Wehse Shih

Petra Shih