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research scientist , Chemical engineer

Tai-Kang Liu, Chinese chemical engineer, research scientist. Achievements include supervising and conducting research programs of the unique solid propellant combustion lab in the country; invention of development of organosilicon chemical processes. Named Distinguished Engineer, Explosives Society, 1994. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior ), Combustion Institute, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Liu, Tai-Kang was born on October 14, 1949 in Chiayi, Taiwan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, Taiwan, 1971. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1979.

Career

Teaching assistant Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, 1971-1972. Research assistant Ames Laboratory United States Department Energy, Ames, Iowa, 1977-1979. Associate scientist chemical system research division Chung Shan Institute of Science Technology, Lungtan, Taiwan, 1980-1989, section head chemical engineering section Taiwan, 1985-1986, senior research scientist Taiwan, since 1990.

Associate professor Chung Cheng Institute of Technology, Taoyuan, 1988-1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include supervising and conducting research programs of the unique solid propellant combustion lab in the country. Invention of development of organosilicon chemical processes.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior ), Combustion Institute, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, reading, tennis, bridge.

Connections

Married Elaine Lin, April 18, 1976. Children: Esther, Yolander.

spouse:
Elaine Lin

child:
Yolander Liu

child:
Esther Liu