Ching Jenq Ho
Ching Jenq Ho was born in Kanshan, Taiwan, in 1953. He received his formal education in mechanical engineering, receiving the B.S.M.E. degree from Chung Yuan University (Taiwan) in 1975 and the M.S.M.E. degree from Texas Tech University (Tex, USA) in 1979. He earned the Ph.D. degree from Purdue University (Ind, USA) in 1982. In 1983, Dr. Ho joined the Faculty of the National Cheng Kung University as an Associate Professor of mechanical engineering. He was promoted to Professor of mechanical engineering in 1986. He was a Visiting Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan (from September to December 1988) and a Visiting Scholar at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (June to August, 1999). Dr. Ho is mainly interested in the area of heat transfer, including melting and solidification of materials, buoyancy-driven convection flow and heat transfer, heat transfer related to material processing, thermal management, and heat transfer efficacy of functional fluids (nanofluids and PCM suspensions). He has authored and coauthored more than 90 refereed papers published in archival journals and in proceedings and symposia volumes. Dr. Ho has actively involved in professional societies. He serves currently as an Associate Technical Editor of the Journal of Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers (CSME) (Taiwan). Moreover, his professional accomplishments have earned several recognitions such as: the Outstanding Research Award of National Science Council (Taiwan) (from 1989 till 1993), CSME Best Paper Award (1991), CSME Outstanding Engineering Professor Award (1993), Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1997), and Best Paper Award of Chinese Institute of Engineers (Taiwan) (2006).
Biography Updated on 12 November 2010