Chang Jin-fu
張進福
Governor of Taiwan Province
In office
10 September 2009 – 26 February 2010
Preceded byTsai Hsun-hsiung
Succeeded byLin Junq-tzer
Deputy Minister of National Science Council of the Republic of China
In office
June 1996 – May 2000
MinisterLiu Chao-shiuan
Huang Chen-tai
Personal details
Born (1948-03-09) 9 March 1948 (age 73)
Yingge, Taipei County, Taiwan
NationalityRepublic of China
Alma materNational Taiwan University
University of California, Berkeley

Chang Jin-fu (Chinese: 張進福; pinyin: Zhāng Jìnfú; born 9 March 1948) is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Governor of Taiwan Province from 2009 to 2010.[1][2]

Early life

Chang was born in Yingge Township, Taipei County in 1948. He received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University (NTU) in 1970 and his doctoral degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley in the United States in 1977.[3]

Career

Upon graduation, Chang returned to Taiwan and spent most of his career in the academic world. He spent much of his early career time in teaching and research at the Department of Electrical Engineering of NTU, where he went through different positions and ranks from teaching assistant, instructor, associate professor to professor. He also served as the Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering of NTU for two years and Acting Dean of the Department of Engineering of NTU for two months.

He taught twice between 1982 and 1985 for 1.5 years at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, United States. He served as the Director of Science and Technology Advisory Office of the ROC Ministry of Education in July 1987 until June 1990. He became the Dean of Academic Affairs of National Central University in 1991–1994. He was appointed President[4] of National Chi Nan University, Taiwan, from 2000 to 2008. From 2012 to 2015, he served as President of Yuan Ze University, Taiwan. He was also the Board Chairman[5] Chairman of Institute for Information Industry (III) of Taiwan's III - Institute for Information Industry.

Awards

He was elected to IEEE Fellow in 1994 for his technical contributions to wireless mobile communications.[6]

References

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2013-11-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-11-05. Retrieved 2013-11-05.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Bio of Chang Jin Fu by Bloomberg".
  5. ^ "The Atlas Web Bio of Chang Jin Fu".[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-10-06. Retrieved 2018-10-06.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)