Chi-Hui Chien was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in 1955. He received the B.E. degree from Tamkang University, New Taipei, Taiwan, in 1977, and the M.S. degree from Auburn University, Auburn, Ala, USA, in 1980, both in mechanical engineering, and the Ph.D. degree in theoretical and applied mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill, USA, in 1984. He joined National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, as an Associate Professor in 1984. Currently, he works as a Full Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Electro-Mechanical Engineering in the same university. He is the recipient of the Outstanding National Educational Person , Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2000, and the recipient of the 10th Golden Eagle Award, Ministry of Interior, Taiwan, 2006. His current research interests include efficiency enhancement of dye-sensitized solar cell, reliability of the fuel cell interfaces and LCD, optical design of LCD, molecule dynamics, optical method in nanoscale measurement, the statistical failure assessment of piping system, mechanics analysis of the friction stir welding, characterization of biomechanics, and the study of warpage, fatigue life, interfacial adhesion of the IC package, and tribology.
Biography Updated on 8 September 2012