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S. B. Woo Edit Profile

also known as Shien-Biau Woo

Lieutenant Governor , Physics educator

S. B. Woo, American Former lieutenant governor, physics educator. Recipient Highest Achievement award Asian American High Technology Convention, 1985;Army Research grantee, 1972-1987, National Science Foundation grantee, 1978-1981; Institute fellow Kennedy School, Harvard University.

Background

Woo, S. B. was born on August 13, 1937 in Shanghai, China. Son of C.K. and Kuo-Ying (Chang) Woo. came to the United States, 1955.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics summa cum laude, Georgetown College, Kentucky, 1956. Master of Science in Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Washington University, St. Louis, 1964.

Career

Professor physics University Delaware, Newark, 1966—2002. Lieutenant governor State of Delaware, Dover, 1985-1989. President Delaware State Senate.

Chairman Board Pardons. Consultant E.I. DuPont Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1968, Delaware State College, Dover, 1980—1981. Steering committee 80-20 initiative, 1998—2001.

President 80-20 PAC, 2001—2006, 80-20 Educational Foundation, since 2005. Visiting professor International Relations,Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2008.

Membership

Chairman board, chief Executive officer Chinese American Community Center, Hockessin, Delaware, 1982-1983. Secretary Asian-American caucus Democratic National Convention, since 1983. President, co-chairman Governor's International Trade Council, since 1985.

Chairman Governor's task force on High Technology, since 1985. Member American Physical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association of University Professors (Executive Committee national council 1974-1977), Organisation Chinese Americans (board directors 1977-1979, national president since 1990), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Katy K.N. Wu, July 20, 1963. Children: Chih-I, Chih-Lan.

father:
C.K. Woo

mother:
Kuo-Ying (Chang) Woo

spouse:
Katy K.N. Wu

children:
Chih-I Woo

Chih-Lan Woo