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Engineering educator , Mechanical engineer

Terry Yuan-Fang Chen, Chinese engineering educator, mechanical engineer. Achievements include development of new digital approaches to multiply photoelastic fringes, automatic determination of birefringence and principal stress directions in photoelasticity, holographic nondestructive testing of thermal-sprayed and plasma-sprayed coatings. Recipient Best Paper award Chinese Society of Mechanics, 1991.

Background

Chen, Terry Yuan-Fang was born on February 7, 1955 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Tsao-lu Chen and Hsi-ying Chien.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1977. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Mechanics, University Florida, 1985.

Career

Assistant engineer Metal Industries Development Center, Kaoshiung, Taiwan, 1979-1980. Associate professor National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1986-1996, professor Taiwan, since 1996. Consultant Fu-Chiang-Hsin Company, Tainan, Taiwan, 1990-1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of new digital approaches to multiply photoelastic fringes, automatic determination of birefringence and principal stress directions in photoelasticity, holographic nondestructive testing of thermal-sprayed and plasma-sprayed coatings.

Membership

Member Chinese Society Mechanical Engineers, Society Experimental Mechanics.

Connections

Married Janq-huey Cherng, December 25, 1984. Children: Min-yi, Wei-sheng, Wei-liang.

father:
Tsao-lu Chen

mother:
Hsi-ying Chien

spouse:
Janq-huey Cherng

child:
Min-yi Chen

child:
Wei-sheng Chen

child:
Wei-liang Chen