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Tahsin Joseph Chow, Chinese chemist, educator. Recipient Doctor Sun-Yat-Sen award Doctor Sun-Yat-Sen Award Foundation, 1987, Outstanding Research award National Science Council, 1988, Alexander-von-Humboldt award Germany, 1988, Service medal, 2005.


Chow, Tahsin Joseph was born on March 21, 1949 in Taipei, Taiwan, China. Son of Pei-Lian and Yunn-Tee (Ann) Chow.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1972. Master of Science, University Cincinnati, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1980.


Postdoctoral fellow, instructor chemistry department University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1980-1982. Associate research fellow Institute Chemistry Academy Sinica, Taipei, 1982-1986, research fellow Institute Chemistry, since 1986, deputy director, 1997-1999, acting director, 1999-2001. From associate professor to professor chemistry department National Taiwan University, Taipei, since 1982.

Visiting professor Institute Chemistry University Dusseldorf, Germany, 1988-1989. Visiting professor department syn. chemical and biochemistry Kyoto University, Japan, 1998. Project reviewer National Science Council, Taipei, 1986-1990.

Director chemistry department National Chung-Cheng University, 1992-1995. Visiting professor Kyushu University, 2000, Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, 2005.


Member Federation Asian Chemical Societies (executive council since 1999, chairman publications committee 1999-2003, coordinator of projects since 2005, Citation award 2005), American Chemical Society, Chinese Chemical Society (journal editor 1988-1991, chief-editor 1998-1999, chemistry editor 1984-1994, board directors since 1995, general secretary since 1997, Best Article award 1994).


Married Chi-chang Wang, January 23, 1988. Children: Yei-Wen, Yie-Chia, Chien-Wei.

Pei-Lian Chow

Yunn-Tee (Ann) Chow

Chi-chang Wang

Yei-Wen Chow

Yie-Chia Chow

Chien-Wei Chow