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researcher , Engineering educator

Tin-Kan Hung, Chinese engineering educator, researcher. Fellow AIMBE (founder), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (biomechanics committee 1974-1976, 84-94, honors committee 1985-1990); member American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman fluids committee 1976-1978, bioengineering committee 1978-1980, others, W.L. Huber civil engineering research prize 1978), International Association Hydraulic Research, Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

Hung, Tin-Kan was born on June 12, 1936 in Nanking, Republic of China. Son of Mao-Hsiang and Yu-Hwa (Cheng) Hung. came to the United States, 1961.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National National Cheng-Kung University University, Taiwan, 1959. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1966.

Career

Research associate Institute Hydraulic Research, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1963-1966;research engineer, U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1966-1967;visiting associate professor, University of Illinois-Chicago, 1972;assistant professor, associate professor, Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1967-1975;research professor, U. Pittsburgh, 1975-1989;professor, U. Pittsburgh, since 1989. Consultant National Research Council, Republic of China, 1978-1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Journal Engineering Mechanics, 1974-1980, 82, Journal Hydraulic Research, 1980-1999. Member editorial advisory board Journal Mechanical in Medicine and Biology, since 2001. Member publication board International Journal Science and Engineering, 1983-1990.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow AIMBE (founder), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (biomechanics committee 1974-1976, 84-94, honors committee 1985-1990). Member American Society of Civil Engineers (chairman fluids committee 1976-1978, bioengineering committee 1978-1980, others, W.L. Huber civil engineering research prize 1978), International Association Hydraulic Research, Sigma Xi, Chi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Shu-Nan Cho, February 14, 1971. Children: Chee-Hahn, Chee-Ming, Chee-Yuen.

father:
Mao-Hsiang Hung

mother:
Yung-Hwa (Cheng) Hung

spouse:
Shu-Nan Cho

children:
Chee-Hahn Hung

Chee-Ming Hung

Chee-Yuen Hung