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consultant , Engineering educator

Yean-Der Kuan, Chinese engineering educator, consultant. Member of Society Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (associate), Aeronautical and Astronautical Society (associate), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineering (associate), Chinese Institute Engineers (associate), International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (associate).

Background

Kuan, Yean-Der was born on October 21, 1969 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Kuo-Yin Kuan and Yen-Er Deng.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Aero Engineering, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taipei, 1987—1991. Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994—1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University Missouri, Columbia, 1996—2000.

Career

Teaching assistant Tamkang University, 1993—1994. Research assistant University Missouri, Columbia, 1996—2000, 1996—2000. Project manager Taiwan Auto Design Corporation, San Chung City, Taipei County, since 2001.

Assistant professor Technology and Science Institute Northern Taiwan, Peitou, Taipei, 2001—2005, associate professor, 2005—2007, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, since 2007. Computation Fluid Dynamics consultant Taiwan Auto Design Corporation, since 2001. Consultant Cpumate Corporation, Wu-Ku, Taipei County, 2001—2003, Antig Technology Company Ltd., Taipei, since 2003.

With Chinese Air Force, 1991-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for over 25 thermal and fuel cells. Patents pending for over 10 thermal and fuel cells. Research in thermal/fluid and fuel cell related projects.

    Research in novel methodologies for semiconductor package and VGA thermal evaluations. Design of noval flow field for portable direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC). Development of manufacturing process for Printed circuit board based DMFC module.

Membership

Member of Society Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (associate), Aeronautical and Astronautical Society (associate), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineering (associate), Chinese Institute Engineers (associate), International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, travel, tennis, ping pong/table tennis.

Connections

Married Yu-Man Hsu.

father:
Kuo-Yin Kuan

mother:
Yen-Er Deng

spouse:
Yu-Man Hsu.