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educator , Materials scientist , Mineralogist

Shu-Cheng Yu, Chinese, American mineralogist, materials scientist, educator. 2nd lieutenant Taiwan Army, 1967-1968. Member American Crystallographic Association, Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society China (councilor 1989-1995, president 1991-1992), Chinese Society Materials Science, Astronomical Society China, Chinese Geoscience Union (councilor 1993-1995), Phi Tau Phi.

Background

Yu, Shu-Cheng was born on August 8, 1942 in Hsin-chu, Taiwan, Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1968. Son of Dean-Schon and Tram-May (Deng) Yu.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, 1966. Master of Science, University Minnesota, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1976.

Career

Postdoctoral research associate University Maryland and Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, 1976-1979. Research associate Northeastern University, Boston, 1979-1980. Professor National National Cheng-Kung University University, Tainan, Taiwan, since 1980.

Department head National Cheng Kung University Department Earth Sciences, Tainan, 1987-1993. Dean College Sciences, National National Cheng-Kung University University, since 2001.

Membership

2nd lieutenant Taiwan Army, 1967-1968. Member American Crystallographic Association, Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society China (councilor 1989-1995, president 1991-1992), Chinese Society Materials Science, Astronomical Society China, Chinese Geoscience Union (councilor 1993-1995), Phi Tau Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Lee-Jen Chen, July 23, 1970. Children: Tony, Sylvia.

father:
Dean-Schon Yu

mother:
Tram-May (Deng) Yu

spouse:
Lee-Jen Chen

child:
Tony Yu

child:
Sylvia Yu