369. Prof. Shirley Cheng Tsai 鄭秀蘭教授

English Name Prof. Shirley Cheng Tsai  

Hanji Name 鄭秀蘭教授
Birth Year 1941
Birth Place Miaoli, Taiwan
First year / First city / State in U.S. 1964/Pasadena/CA
Address CA
Family 1. Husband: Chen S. Tsai (蔡振水)
2. Daughter: Jeanne L. (蔡珍玲)
3. Son: Larry W. (蔡金勳)
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1.  National Taiwan Univ.


B.S., Chem. Eng.
2. Calif. Inst. of Tech. (Caltech)


Ph.D., Chemistry
Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title
1. Gulf Oil, Pittsburgh, PA


Senior Research Engineer
2. Occidenal Research Center, CA


Senior Research Engineer
3. Cal State Univ. Long Beach


4. Academia Sinica, Taiwan


Visiting Research Fellow
Accomplishment 1. Distinguished Prof. of Chem. Eng., Calif. State Univ., Long Beach (CSULB) 1983-2007

2. Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards, CSULB 1987

3. TRW Excellence in Teaching Award, CSULB 1988

4. Honorary Visiting Professorship of National Science Council Taiwan, 1999-2003

5. 13 US and 1 ROC Patents and 1 Single-Author Text Book

6. National Taiwan University, Chemical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude, 1963)

7. Outstanding Alumni Award of Chang-Hua Girls’ High School (彰女傑出校友獎, 2015)

8. Outstanding Taiwanese American Elected by T.A. Archives in 08/2018

Hobby Sutra reading, Gardening