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Sheng Yen Lee, Chinese writer. Named Inventor-of-the-year finalist National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1990.

Background

Lee, Sheng Yen was born on December 28, 1924 in Xinyang, Henan, China. Son of Yi-San and Qin-Yuan (Gan) Lee.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, National Northeastern University, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Colorado, 1964.

Career

Chemist inspector, Agricultural Inspection Bureau, Taiwan, 1948-1951; language interpreter, Chinese Army, Taiwan, 1951-1953; chemical engineer, Agricultural Chemical Works, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1953-1959; chemist, Polymer Corporation, Ltd., Sarnia, Ontario., Canada, 1965-1968; chemist, supervisor, Harry Diamond laboratories, United States Army, Adelphi, Maryland., 1969-1979; chemist, Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, Maryland., 1979-1991; president, editor, Chinese American Forum, Inc., Silver Spring, Maryland., since 1984. Professor honorary Xinyang Teachers College, 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Founder, board chairman Chinese American Forum, 1984-2000. Patentee in field. Contributor science papers to professional publications.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, swimming, writing.

Connections

Married Winnie Cho, August 25, 1949. 1 child, Yin May.

father:
Yi-San Lee

mother:
Qin-Yuan (Gan) Lee

spouse:
Winnie Cho

child:
Yin May Lee