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Botany educator

Yih Ming Chen, Chinese, Greek botany educator. Recipient Outstanding Academy Achievement award Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 1982, Outstanding Research Achievement award National Science Council Taiwan, 1990, 91, 92, 93, Science Achievment award for Outstanding Contribution in Field of Agricultural Chemical Science in Taiwan, 1995.


Chen, Yih Ming was born on August 23, 1940 in Tainan, Taiwan.


Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1964. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1968.


Teaching assistant department botany National Taiwan University, 1967-1968, instructor department botany, 1968-1974, associate professor botany, 1975-1979, professor botany, since 1979, chairman department boatny, 1988-1994, chairman Graduate Institute Botany, 1988-1994. Assistant research fellow department botany University Georgia, Athens, 1972-1974. Dean Office of General Affairs National Taiwan University, 1994-1998, president special assistant, since 1998, head biotechnology research center, since 1999.

Research fellow department botany University Georgia, Athens, 1981. Research professor botany University South Carolina, Columbia, 1982.


Member academy and cultural exchange with Mainland China, Straits Academy and Cultural Exchange Association, Taipei, 1992. 1d lieutenant Reserve Officers Training Corps, Taiwan, 1963-1964. Member International Association for Plant Tissue Culture, Botanical Society Republic of China (president 1992-1993), Biological Society China (president 1994-1995, Outstanding Research Achievement award 1987), Chinese Bio-chemical Society, International Union Biological Sciences (Republic of China national committee 1994-1996), American Society Plant Physiologists, Japanese Society Plant Physiologists, The Weed Science Society, Biological Society China, International Association Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology, Phi Tau Phi.


Married Ling Huang; children: Choo-Huang, Terry, Nicholas.

Ling Huang

Choo-Huang Chen

Terry Chen

Nicholas Chen