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Engineer

Nelson Nan-San Chou, Chinese engineer. Registered professional engineer, Colorado. Recipient Outstanding Presentation award, Lateral Capacity of Piles Symposium, Denver, 1988. Chairman Taiwan's National Day Committee, Denver, 1986. Member American Society Civil Engineers, Colorado Chinese Society Science and Engineering (president 1987-1988, outstanding service award, 1988), International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.

Background

Chou, Nelson Nan-San was born on July 2, 1948 in Hen-Sun, Hunan, China. Came to the United States, 1973. Son of Shih-Fu and Su-Ching (Q) Chou.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National National Cheng-Kung University University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1971. Master of Science, University South Carolina, 1975.

Career

Soil lab manager Law Engineering Testing Company, Columbia, South Carolina, 1975-1977. Project engineer China Engineering Consultant, Taipei, Taiwan, 1977-1979. Senior project engineer Geotek, Inc., Denver, 1979-1983.

Senior highway engineer Colorado Department of highways, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Colorado.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Proceedings of Lateral Load Capacity of Piles, 1988, Manual of Embankment. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Taiwan's National Day Committee, Denver, 1986. Member American Society Civil Engineers, Colorado Chinese Society Science and Engineering (president 1987-1988, outstanding service award, 1988), International Society Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, magazines.

Connections

Married Grace C. Lee, March 29, 1975. Children: Andy, Dennis.

father:
Shih-Fu Chou

mother:
Su-Ching (Q) Chou

spouse:
Grace C. Lee

children:
Andy Chou

Dennis Chou