CASPAF CONFERENCE 2012
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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Edwin H. Moore, PhD 艾德摩爾博士
President of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida (ICUF)
"Advancing Science- Advancing Life- Linking Two Countries in Looking to the Future"

Ed H. Moore, Ph.D., has been the President of the Independent Colleges and Universities  of Florida, a Tallahassee  based association of 31 private, not for profit colleges and universities since 2003. He also serves as the Executive Di­ rector of the  Higher Education Facilities Finance Authority in Florida and as Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Independent College Fund, a non-profit organization.
Prior to his current roles at ICUF he served  as Staff Director for the Florida House of Representatives Policy Committee while concurrently serving as Staff Director of the Select Committee on Medical Liability Insurance, the Select Committee on Worker's Compensation and the House Public Security Coordi­ nating Committee. He also served as the House point staff person for disaster preparedness, continuing operations planning (COOP) and continuity of government (COG) planning.

Guey-Shin Chang, PhD  張桂祥博士
Director General National Space Organization, the National Applied Research Laboratories, Taiwan, Republic of China
"Taiwan's Space Program - Now and Beyond
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Dr. Guey-Shin Chang is Director General, National Space Organization (NSPO), National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) in Taiwan. He is responsible for managing and directing the Taiwan’s space program. He earned his BS degree in Civil Engineering from National Central University (Taiwan) in 1981. He received MS and Ph.D. degrees both in Engineering Mechanics of the University of Alabama in 1987 and 1991 respectively. Dr. Chang has over 20 years of leadership, management and technical experience in systems engineering and program management for the space programs. He was elected as the Academician of International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) in 2011.
After his back to Taiwan in 1992, Dr. Chang was recruited by NSPO as a systems engineer for the Taiwan’s space program. In 1997, he was promoted as Director of Systems Engineering Division of NSPO. In 1999, Dr. Chang took over the position of Director of Ground System Division at NSPO. When NARL was established in 2003, Dr. Chang was promoted as Director of Business Development Division, responsible for promoting and integrating the NARL’s research capabilities among eleven laboratories. In 2008, Dr. Chang was appointed as Deputy Director General of NSPO responsible for supervising the NSPO’s developing satellite programs. He also served as Program Director of FORMOSAT-5 to develop the first indigenous high-resolution remote sensing satellite of Taiwan. In April of 2010, Dr. Chang was appointed as Director General of NSPO by NARL with expectation of leading NSPO toward the new era of Taiwan’s space program.
 

SPEAKERS
Pei-Feng Hsu, PhD 許培鋒博士
Professor, Asst Vice President for International Programs Head of Dept. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology

Pei-feng Hsu (Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1991) joined Florida Tech in 1993 as an assistant professor.  He became the department head in 2007.  He received MS degree from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1985 and BS from National Taiwan University. All degrees are in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Hsu's research interests include micro-scale  radiation transport  with  ap­plications  to   semiconductor manufacturing; ultra-fast light pulse scattering processes with applications to optical imaging and remote sensing, radiation heat transfer  in combustion  and  energy conversion systems, and numerical models for radiative transport equation and Maxwell's equations  for  steady and transient  processes.

Mark Wiese
Chief, Flight Projects Branch, Launch Services Program Business Office at NASA, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Mark D. Wiese is a member of NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP), at the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC).  Wiese serves as the Chief for the Flight Project Support Source Branch of the LSP Business Office.  In this role Wiese is responsible for budget planning & execution, and technical contract management for the launch vehicle fleet that enables the integration and launch of NASA’s future scientific and exploration spacecraft.
Wiese joined NASA in 2003 as a Mission Assurance Manager for the LSP, responsible for leading the S&MA efforts for NASA’s Atlas V certification, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission, and Pluto New Horizons mission.

Jayanta Kapat, PhD
Lockheed Martin Professor in Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Dept., University of Central Florida

Doctor Kapat's research interest includes Miniaturization of engineering systems (Associate Director of MES Initiative), micro-scale fluidics, heat transfer and related sensors with application to MEMS; aerodynamics and heat transfer for gas turbines and other turbo-machineries; transition and turbulence and associated effects on droplet evaporation and transport augmentation; flow and transport in different material processing techniques.
Jayanta received his Sc. D. in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T. in 1991, M. S. in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University in 1988 and B. Tec (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), 1984

Chieh-San Cheng, PhD 程捷三博士
Founder and President of Global Science & Technology, Inc. in Washington, DC area.

Before co-founding Global Science & Technology, a 250-person company with annual revenues of more than $43M, Mr. Cheng worked for a number of aerospace and technology companies that provided technical services to NASA, NOAA, and DoD. He subsequently developed a working knowledge of many aspects of the space technology industry, and in 1991, founded Global Science & Technology with the intention of providing a stimulating work environment within a family-friendly company. Mr. Cheng's open-door policy and commitment to honesty and integrity has made Global Science & Technology unique, successful, an strong. The company retains a highly specialized workforce of scientists, engineers, and technologists, and has a unique set of capabilities in applied science and research, geospatial standards and services, advanced communication engineering, and specialized information technology.
Mr. Cheng has a Master's degree in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University and another in Meteorology from the University of Maryland.

Chiang Shih, PhD 史強博士
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering FAMU & FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University.

DDr. Chiang Shih is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.  He received his Ph.D. degree from the Aerospace Engineering Department at University of Southern California in 1988 and joined the Department immediately.  He has served as the Chair of the program between 2002 and 2011 working on the advancements of its educational and research programs.  Under his leadership, the program has established a strong undergraduate program integrating academic preparation and professional development, showcased by the two-semester senior capstone design course with external sponsorship and multidisciplinary collaborations.  Despite its relatively short history, the program has also established an exemplary graduate program highlighted by its relatively high ranking (26 in S-ranking) in the most recent NRC doctoral program ranking among all ME programs.  He was also responsible for the coordination of the Aeropropulsion, Mechatronics and Energy (AME) Center including the design and construction of the $23M, 60,000 s.f. multidisciplinary research building and the assembly of an esteemed group of researchers to form the core group of the center of which he also serves as the Director.

Vincent Hsu, MD
Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education at FH

Dr. Vincent Hsu is the Director for Continuing Medical Education and Assistant Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Florida Hospital. A graduate from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine, he completed fellowship in Infectious Disease at USC and Public Health at UCLA. He was an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigating the 2001 anthrax attacks and SARS epidemic, in addition to other public health research. His areas of interests include preventing hospital infections and educating physicians to promote patient safety.  
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Cheryl Oh, MD
Board Certified in Family Practice, Longwood Family Health.

"My grandfather was a Chinese immigrant in Indonesia where I was born and raised. After high school I came to California to pursue College education, went to Loma Linda University Medical school and moved to Florida to attend Family Medicine Residency in 1992. I will have been in practice 18yrs by July of this year. women care and sleep medicine are my interests."

Carol Ma, MD
Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Florida Heart Group.

Dr. Carol Ma was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and grew up in Satellite Beach, FL. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated from the University of Florida Medical School in Gainesville, FL. She completed her internal medicine training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland and her cardiology fellowship at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical System. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Disease. She has a special interest in women’s health, cardiovascular disease prevention, and valvular heart disease. She is an invasive non-interventional cardiologist at Florida Heart Group and a Fellow of American College of Cardiology.

Gary G. King, B.S., D.C.
Chiropractic National Board certified in Parts I, II, III, IV, Physiological Therapeutics and Acupuncture

Dr. King was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Human Biology at Stony Brook University in New York. While completing his undergraduate studies, he worked as a research microbiologist at the Stony Brook Health Sciences Center. This experience led to a job as a Quality Assurance Technician and microbiologist at a pharmaceutical company for nearly 3 years before he decided to enter Chiropractic School. He graduated in 1999 from Life University with a Doctorate degree in Chiropractic and has been in private practice ever since. Dr. King has had additional post-graduate training in treating musculoskeletal disorders of the extremities. He is Chiropractic National Board certified in Parts I, II, III, IV, Physiological Therapeutics and Acupuncture. Dr. King is also certified by the Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine (CH 8970) and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Puxiao Cen, MD, FACC 岑瀑嘯醫師
Cardiologist

Dr. Puxiao Cen is an Invasive Cardiologist of Florida Hospital and Florida Heart Group since 2001. Dr. Cen earned her medical degree at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China, completed Internal Medicine residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
She is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases, Nuclear Cardiology and Adult Echocardiography, and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2003. Dr. Cen served as the Clinical Instructor at the Temple University Hospital Department of Medicine from July 1998 to June 2001, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.
In her spare time, Dr. Cen enjoys reading, painting, and calligraphy.