Professional & Service Activity

  1. Board director, chair of education committee, ad hoc committees, Society of Plastics Engineers, Golden Gate Section (1987-present).
  2. President, vice-president, secretary, the Silicon Valley Engineering Council (1990-2005)
  3. Executive committee member, treasurer, chair of yearbook committee, chair of education committee, American Society for Materials International -- Santa Clara Valley Chapter (1987- 2013)
  4. Advisory board member, IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council (2005-2010)
  5. Proposal reviewer for U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation for the Independent States of the Former Soviet Union (July 2008)
  6. Proposal reviewer/panelist for the National Science Foundation. (2011 NSF TUES panel review, 2003-04 for NSF IGERT--Nanotechnology Programs, 1992–94 NSF International Programs)
  7. Chairperson, conference organizing committee for the 17th National Educators’ Workshop held in San José, California, October 13-16, 2002.
  8. Course instructor, taught two courses (Introduction to Materials and Polymer and Composites) for NASA Cohort degree program. (January 15 – August 6, 2002)
  9. Grant proposal reviewer, evaluated six proposals for California Technology Trade and Commerce Agency (May-June, 2002)
  10. Chair of Education committee, conference organizing committees for the SPE 2002 ANTEC in San Francisco, California, May 6-9, 2002.