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RICHARD KIN TCHANG HSIEH

Background

HSIEH, RICHARD KIN TCHANG was born on May 16, 1950 in Shanghai, China.

Education

Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, Civil Engineer(s) (Mechanics). Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Doctor of Philosophy Physics, Doctor of Science Mechanics. Spoken languages: English, French, Swedish, Chinese.

Career

Director, Science(s) Sector, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Head, Materials Mechanics Division, since 1989, and Professor, since 1985, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Associate Proofessor, 1980-1985, Senior Researcher, 1979-1980, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Membership

Member Mexican Academy of Engineering. New York Academy of Science. The American Institute of Physics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Materials physics, defects physics, continuum physics, technology management. Chess, tennis, skiing, sailing, music.

Connections

Spouse Eva, National of Sweden.