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  2012 國建聯誼會理事會員& 顧問 CAPA EC Board and Sr. Advisors
職 位姓 名 簡 介



陸 秦 生

Samson Luk


Dr. Samson Luk, graduated from Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, majoring in physical Therapy. After graduation, he served as Director of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine at Mackay Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.

He was the founder of Taiwan Physical Therapy Association and served as its first Chairman. In 1977, he came to the U.S. to continue graduate study in Physical Therapy at New York University. Afterwards, he worked at Hospital of Joint Disease and Medical Center in NYC. In 1983, he moved to Washington DC area and worked as Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in several facilities including Northern Virginia Doctors Hospital, Washington Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility and Washington Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Center. He later founded the Luk Rehab Inc.

Dr. Luk has been very active in supporting Washington Chinese community affairs, including serving as the current President of Chinese Opera Society of Washington DC and the past President of NTUAA-DC.

副 會 長

Vice President

范 允 強

Charles Fan


Dr. Fan is an Executive Board member and immediate past President of FAPAC (Federal Asian Pacific American Council), an organization representing all of the civilian and military APA employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments. He currently employed at the Department of Public Works of the D.C. Government as a Systems and financial manager. Prior to this assignment, he served in various positions including Supervisory Industrial Engineer of the Solid Waste Management Administration of the D.C. Government and Senior Planner of the Lake County Planning Department in Illinois. He holds an MCRP Professional Master Degree from California State University and completed the Ph.D. program of USI from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

He had served the elected or appointed positions such as former Treasurer, VP for Committee, Senior Vice President and Conference Chair of FAPAC in past ten years. The Conference was held at New York City and had 800 attendees. He was a founding member and the previous Chair of DCAPA Council. During his long time services, he has always pursued the harmony and unites for FAPAC and built up a very solid foundation between FAPAC and Asia Americans as well as Main stream communities. He serves as Precinct Chair of Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee and involving in local communities activities. He was the President and VP of Chien Chung Alumni Association in the Washington-Baltimore Area. He also was the President of the Chinese Overseas Student Association of California State University.



嚴 震 宇

Chen-Yu Yen


Dr. Chen-yu Yen earned his bachelor of sciences degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University in 1973 (same class as our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Chang-Yi Wang). He received his master degree in Chemistry and PhD degree in Environmental Sciences and Engineering from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduation, he did his post-doctoral research at the Johns Hopkins University at Baltimore, MD.

In 1985, Dr. Yen joined Gannett Fleming Inc., a consulting engineering firm with about 2,000 staff and more than 50 offices worldwide. At Gannett Fleming, he moved up the ranks from project engineer to serving as its Baltimore Regional Office Manager between 2000 and 2005, growing the office from about staff 35 and losing money to more than 80 staff and consistently making more than $1M per year in profit.

Currently, Dr. Yen is a Vice President and a stockholder of the company with various national duties, including the remediation program director for federal facilities. He is also the President and CEO of TerraSure Development, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gannett Fleming that specializes in guaranteed fixed price remediation and redevelopment of hazardous waste contaminated sites. These sites are located nationwide, in CA, FL, IA, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VA. He has a patent in chemically assisted biological in-situ treatment of hexa-valent chromium contaminated soil and groundwater.

Dr. Yen has stayed in contact with the academic world, currently serving as advisors to the School of Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill and Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University.



王 秩 秋

Paul Wang


Dr. Paul Wang is the Director of the Molecular Imaging Laboratory and a Professor in the Department of Radiology at Howard University. He received B.S. degree in physics from Fu Jen University, Taipei. He was trained as an applied radiation physicist at MIT.

In the 1980’s he started his research career in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at the University of Kentucky and Georgetown University. He established the Biomedical NMR Laboratory at the Howard University, which later became the Molecular Imaging Laboratory, to promote multidisciplinary research using NMR imaging and spectroscopy techniques for biomedical applications. He is responsible for coordinating NMR research, providing technical support, and supervising the operation of the lab as a university imaging core facility. His research interests include: in vitro and in vivo NMR; NMR imaging and spectroscopy studies of diseases including cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases using small animal models; NMR studies of multidrug interaction and body composition; and NMR applications in agriculture.

In the last ten years, his research interests have also expanded to include optical imaging and molecular imaging, and the application of nanotechnology in medicine. His research team has developed nanoparticles as drug delivery vehicles for targeted chemotherapy and diagnostic imaging. The Molecular Imaging Laboratory under Dr. Wang’s leadership has been a synergetic center for promoting multidisciplinary biomedical research for the Howard University and neighboring research institutions. Since 2007, Dr. Wang has been a Visiting Professor at the Chinese National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing. He has been involved in facilitating research collaborations between the US and China in nanomedicine.

He was the recipient of the Howard University College of Medicine Outstanding Faculty Researcher Award in 2008 and the Dr. Moses Wharton Young Research Award in 2010. He also received the Outstanding Alumnus Award of the Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan 2010.



張 景 杰

George Chang

Dr. George Chang is a native from Taiwan, ROC and is a veterinarian, pathologist, pharmacologist, and toxicologist by training. He is a board-certified toxicologist (DABT), auditor (CQA), regulatory affairs specialist (RAC), and project management profession (PMP).

Currently, Dr. Chang serves as a regulatory scientist at the Office of Surveillance and Compliance, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration responsible for regulatory and toxicology review for proposed animal feed ingredients, feed-additive petitions, and health hazard evaluation for incidences of potential adulteration or misbranding of animal feeds.

Dr. Chang earned his veterinary medicine degree from National Taiwan University (NTU, Taiwan, ROC), his first MS degree in veterinary pathology on pathogenesis and preclinical pathology diagnostics from University of Minnesota (U of M), and his second MS and PhD degrees in veterinary physiology/pharmacology on chemical carcinogenesis, chemotherapy, and chemoprevention from The Ohio State University (OSU).

Dr. Chang’s career goals are to assess the efficacy and safety of biomedical products and to facilitate collaboration within and to provide pertinent information to scientific communities.



VP of Public Relations

宗 方 隆

Fung-Lung Chung


Dr. Chung is currently a senior faculty member of the Department of Oncology. His main research interests are on the mechanism of chemical carcinogenesis and cancer chemoprevention. Before joining Georgetown University Medical Center, he was the Chief of Division of Carcinogenesis and Molecular Epidemiologist and the Program Leader of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis at the American Health Foundation Cancer Center (a NCI-designated Laboratory Cancer Center) of the Institute for Cancer Prevention in Valhalla, New York.

He served on various NIH Scientific Review Committees and was a regular member of the NIH Chemical Pathology Study Section (1990-94). He was also a member of the Senior Advisory Board of the Institute for Cancer Prevention (1995-2004). He served on the editorial board for several journals, such as Chem. Res. Toxicol., Oncology Reports, and Mol. Nutrition and Food Res. At Georgetown, Dr. Chung is a tenured professor of the Department of Oncology and a member of the LCCC Carcinogenesis, Biomarkers, and Epidemiology (CBE) Program. He is also a co-leader for that program at the Cancer Center. He has trained and mentored more than 30 undergraduate interns, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows over the years.

Dr. Chung received BS in Bio-Organic Chemistry (1971) from Chung-Yuan College of Sciences and Engineering and Ph.D. in Bio-organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry (1978) from the University of Utah. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow performing researches in DNA Damage and Cancer (1980) at Columbia University. As a CAPA member since 2009, Dr. Chung has been active in other Chinese American organizations including serving two year’s term as a Board of Director for CCAA (Chien Chung Alumni Association).



陳 正 廷

Cheng-Tying Chen


Dr. Chen currently serves as project manager at the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). He is responsible for reviewing permit applications from a variety of industries seeking air quality permits from the Maryland State Government and for developing source specific conditions that ensure compliance with federal and state air quality regulations to protect public health and welfare.

Dr. Chen graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University and earned his MS degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and his PhD degree in Environmental Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University. Before he came to the United States, Dr. Chen worked at the Formosa Chemical and Fibre Corp. and the Ta-Ming Textile Corp., where he was responsible for the production and quality assurance of rayon and nylon polymerization. Throughout his ten year career at the China Steel Corp. as Superintendent, General Foreman, and Engineer, he (1) coordinated, designed, constructed, and started-up the soft water, industrial water, and water distribution systems; (2) established a water laboratory; (3) troubleshot water and pollution related problems and reduced the amount of water consumption; and (4) was responsible for the operation of the centralized water and wastewater treatment plant and the centralized compressed air systems in an integrated steel mill in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

For the academic year 2003-2004, Dr. Chen was a visiting professor at Kao Yuan University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where as Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Department, he helped the Department Chair set up a new graduate school program.

Outside of work, Dr. Chen is an avid photographer. When not documenting life’s magical moments with the camera lens, he enjoys playing tennis and badminton, reading, and being an active member of the Taiwanese community. He has been a board member of the Taiwanese American Diversity Association, Taiwanese American Charity and Education Association, and Taiwanese American Association Baltimore-Columbia. Currently, he is Co-Chair of the Global Alliance for Democracy and Peace (GADP) and an advisory board member for the Taiwanese American MAMA Class.


Sr. Advisor

George Chang 張景杰, Ray Hwang 黃瑞禮, Juliann Kiang 龔則韞, Mei-Ling Ting Lee丁美玲,

Apollo Teng 鄧德成, Ed Wan 萬宜生, Grace Wei 葉淑美, Carl Wu 吳澄敏, Thomas Wu 吳東麟