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editor , Science educator

Shang-Shyng Yang, Chinese science educator, editor. Certified in agriculture and microbiology. Named one of Top Ten Young People, Taiwan Junior Chamber, 1983; recipient Research awards National Science Council, 1975-1997, Outstanding Research awards Taiwan Yourt Company, 1996-1998.

Background

Yang, Shang-Shyng was born on August 7, 1944 in Chang-hua, Taiwan. Son of Hsieh-Hua and Hsiu-Rian (Chiaung) Yang.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1967. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1975.

Career

Research fellow department microbiology and molecular genetics Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1979-1980. Professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, since 1981, chairman department agricultural chemistry, 1989-1992, division head Global Change Research Center, 1993-1998, director Agricultural Exhibition Hall, since 1998. Visiting professor Institute National de la Research Agronomique-Dijon (France) Station de Géne Microbiologique, 1982-1983.

Visiting professor department microbiology and biochemistry University Orange Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 1992. Commissioner Power Development Foundation, Taipei, since 1995. Congress president 2d International Congress of Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements.

Achievements

  • Certified in agriculture and microbiology.

Membership

Member Chinese Society Microbiology (president since 1996), Chinese Agricultural Chemical Society (president 1993-1995), Biomass Energy Society China (president 1991-1993), American Society Microbiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, fishing.

Connections

Married Chuen-Ying Liu, September 10, 1970. 3 children.

father:
Hsieh-Hua Yang

mother:
Hsiu-Rian (Chiaung) Yang

spouse:
Chuen-Ying Liu