Title: Physics Professor (Retired)
Company: University of Southern California
Location: West Covina, California, United States
Tu-nan Chang, Retired Physics Professor at the University of Southern California, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in physics and higher education.
A celebrated figure in the field of physics, Dr. Chang has amassed nearly 40 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. A professor emeritus of the University of Southern California since 2012, he previously held the positions of full professor in the department of physics from 1975 to 2012 and chair of the department of physics and department of astronomy from 1997 to 2003. Prior to these appointments, he was president of the Academic Senate at the university from 1994 to 1996 and research associate at the University of Chicago from 1973 to 1975.
Alongside his vocational endeavors, Dr. Chang was the former director of the National Center for Theoretical Sciences in Hsinchu, Taiwan, from 2005 to 2006, president of the International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers from 2001 to 2002, and member of the Chinese American Faculty Association of Southern California from 1996 to 1997. A contributor of articles to scientific journals, he also holds a Bachelor of Science from Tunghai University and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California, Riverside.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to physics and higher education, he was elected a fellow of the Physical Society. In addition, he was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Overseas Chinese Physics Association, a Raubenheimer Distinguished Faculty Award from the University of Southern California, and an Achievement Award from the Chinese American Faculty Association of Southern California. He has further been selected for inclusion into the 65th through 70th editions of Who’s Who in America.
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