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Astronomy educator

Wen-Ping Chen, Chinese astronomy educator. Member Chinese Astronomical Society, Chinese Physical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society.

Background

Chen, Wen-Ping was born on November 22, 1958 in Ping-Tung, Taiwan. Son of Ren-Yinn and Hsueh (Fan) Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Central University, Taiwan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1990.

Career

Research fellow Carnegie Institution Washington, 1990-1992. Associate professor National Central University, Taiwan, 1992—2003, professor Taiwan, since 2003. Director Institute Astronomy, 2000—2003.

Membership

Member Chinese Astronomical Society, Chinese Physical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: bridge.

Connections

Married Rwei-Ju Stella Chuang, June 30, 1984. Children: Kenneth, Kevin.

father:
Ren-Yinn Chen

mother:
Hsueh (Fan) Chen

spouse:
Rwei-Ju Stella Chuang

child:
Kevin Chen

child:
Kenneth Chen