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Mechanical engineer

Ying-Chien Tsai, Chinese mechanical engineer. Recipient Distinguished Research awards, National Science Council Republic of China, 1994, Professor-Industry Jointed Research award, Ministry Education, Republic of china, 1997, International Kinematicians award, Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, 1993, Alen S. Hall, Junior award, 1995, Best Paper award, 1995.

Background

Tsai, Ying-Chien was born on April 29, 1947 in Ma-kung, Peng-Hu, Taiwan. Son of Pai-Ken and Jean-Rang Tsai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1969. Master of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1981.

Career

Associate researcher Metal Industries Research Institute, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1973—1976. Chair professor Cheng Shiu University, Niaosong Township, Taiwan, since 2004. Instructor National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1976—1978.

Research assistant Oklahoma State University, 1978—1982. Associate professor National Sun Yat-Seng University, Kaohsiung, 1982—1984, professor, chairman mechanical engineering department Kaoshiung, 1984—1990, professor, dean library, 1990—1995, professor, dean college engineering, 1995—1996, professor, dean academy affairs, 1996—1999, acting vice president academy affairs, 2002. Coordinator solid mechanics group and automation group National Science Council, Taipei, 1994—1997.

Advisor Advisoray Division, Ministry Education, Taipei, 2001—2005.

Membership

National chairman, national committee International Federation for Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Taipei, 1987—1994. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society Theorical and Applied Mechanics, Institute Engineering Education Taiwan, Chinese Society Mechanisms and Machine Theory (life), Chinese Institute Automation Engineering (life), Chinese Institute Engineers (life Distinguished Engineering Professor 1997), Chinese Society Mechanical Engineering (life Distinguished Engineering Professor 1997), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Shuling Cheng, July 7, 1973. Children: Pa-Yee, Tsan-Yee.

father:
Pai-Ken Tsai

mother:
Jean-Rang Tsai

spouse:
Shuling Cheng

child:
Pa-Yee Tsai

child:
Tsan-Yee Tsai