Kaufui V. Wong

University of Miami, USA


Kaufui V. Wong is a Professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla, USA. He grew up in Malaysia, and came to the USA in 1973. As a youngster, he wished to be an engineer because of his passion for mathematics. He accomplished the first part of his wish when he obtained the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 1973. He realized the second part of his wish when he defended his dissertation for the Ph.D. degree at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, in 1976, the bicentennial year. The third part of his wish was to teach young men and women from all over the world to become engineers. This part became true when he became a faculty member at the University of Miami in 1979. He started having the fourth part of his wish come true when in the year 2000, he published his first book for students studying to be engineers. The fifth part of his wish is being fulfilled daily as his teachings are viewed internationally over YouTube and other modern information communications media.

Biography Updated on 6 December 2009

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