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educator , Civil engineer

Yen-Po Wang, Chinese civil engineer, educator. Achievements include patents for an innovative earthquake protective system for tall buildings. Recipient First-class award, National Science Council, Taiwan, 1993—2002.

Background

Wang, Yen-Po was born on October 13, 1963 in Taipei, Taiwan. Son of Jin-Teh Wang and Hwei-Mei Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1986. Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 1991.

Career

Associate professor Chung-Hwa University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 1991—1994, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, 1994—2001, professor, since 2002. Director Large-scale Structural Laboratory National Chiao-Tung University, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for an innovative earthquake protective system for tall buildings.

Membership

Member post-chi-chi earthquake reconstruction consulting committee Ministry of Construction, Taipei, Taiwan, 1999—2002. Fellow: Society of Earthquake Engineering, Association of Seismic Technology Development. Member: Society of Structural Engineering.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, ping pong/table tennis, biking, hiking, reading.

Connections

Married Chia-Hsien Chuan, June 19, 1988. 1 child Wei-Ting.

father:
Jin-Teh Wang

mother:
Hwei-Mei Chen

spouse:
Chia-Hsien Chuan

child:
Wei-Ting Wang