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My life's journey [electronic resource] = Wo di sheng ya yu xing si : reflections of an academic / Wai-Fah Chen.

By: Chen, Wai-Fah, 1936-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 449 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789812770141 (electronic bk.); 9812770143 (electronic bk.).Other title: Wo di sheng ya yu xing si.Subject(s): Chen, Wai-Fah, 1936- | Civil engineers -- United States -- Biography | Civil engineering -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Structural engineering -- Research -- United States | China -- History -- 20th century | Taiwan -- History -- 1945- | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Civil -- General | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Science & TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: My life's journey.DDC classification: 624.092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. The Civil War -- 2. The wisdom of class 33 -- 3. The voyage to America -- 4. My lifelong companion-Linlin -- 5. Academic career at Lehigh -- 6. Academic life at Purdue -- 7. My life story -- 8. Academic contributions -- 9. Life in rapidly changing times -- 10. My journey in the rise of China -- 11. My students at a glance -- 12. The teacher D.C. Drucker -- 13. Transforming the college -- 14. On higher education reform in China -- 15. My adviser and I -- 16. NTU and I -- 17. Kawasaki and I.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. The Civil War -- 2. The wisdom of class 33 -- 3. The voyage to America -- 4. My lifelong companion-Linlin -- 5. Academic career at Lehigh -- 6. Academic life at Purdue -- 7. My life story -- 8. Academic contributions -- 9. Life in rapidly changing times -- 10. My journey in the rise of China -- 11. My students at a glance -- 12. The teacher D.C. Drucker -- 13. Transforming the college -- 14. On higher education reform in China -- 15. My adviser and I -- 16. NTU and I -- 17. Kawasaki and I.

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