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educator , biomedical engineer

You-Li Chou, Chinese biomedical engineer, educator. Achievements include patents for Computer-aided Design/The Communications Advertising and Marketing custom made cushion for wheelchair-seated patients. Recipient Outstanding Achievement award, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, 1995, National Science Council, Taiwan, 1999.

Background

Chou, You-Li was born on October 19, 1936 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Chao-Fu and Chen-Ho Chou.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1960. Master of Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Tennessee, 1976.

Career

Professor National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, since 1970, professor emeritus, since 2002, founding director Institute Engineering Science Tainan, 1979—1985, founding director Institute biomedical Engineering, 1988—1994. Visiting professor department orthopedic University Virginia, 1986—1987. Founding president Taiwanese Society Biomechanics, 1993—1997.

Founding member advisory committee National Health Research Institute, Taiwan, since 1996. District chair professor Nan Jeon Institute of Technology, Tainan, since 2002. Founding director Orthopaedics Biomechanics Research Center National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 2000—2002.

Member advisory committee National Science Council, Taiwan, 1991—1996, National Bureau Standards, Taiwan, 1995—1999. Founding president United Pioneer Corporation, Virginia, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for Computer-aided Design/The Communications Advertising and Marketing custom made cushion for wheelchair-seated patients.

Membership

Board directors Nan-Long Institute of Technology, Tainan, since 1980. Founding president Engineering Science Educational Foundation, 1994—1996. President National Cheng Kung University Alumni Association, 2000—2002.

Member of Taiwanese Society Biomechanics (board directors since 1993, named Father of Taiwanese Society Biomechanics 2001), Tainan Golf Club since 1991, International Rotary (senior. Since 1976).

Connections

Married Yu-Yuen Huang, January 29, 1964. Children: Paul Pei-Hsi, Joyce Chia-Hsien, Jeff Cheng-Hong.

father:
Chao-Fu Chou

mother:
Chen-Ho Chou

spouse:
Yu-Yuen Huang

child:
Paul Pei-Hsi Chou

child:
Joyce Chia-Hsien Chou

child:
Jeff Cheng-Hong Chou