Professional & Academic Background

 

CAREER PROFILE

Retired architect with over 25 years of international experience. Holds an interdisciplinary MA in Creativity in Design. Award-winning author (non-fiction) and recipient of many professional and academic awards.  A well-received guest lecturer and speaker at several institutions. 

EDUCATION

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • Master of Arts. Area of Specialization: Creativity in Design

Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA

  • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies cum laude
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Professional degree) cum laude 

University of Cincinnati, OH, USA

  • DAAP – Historical Conservation & Preservation (3 years specialization)

University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • Bachelor of Arts, Archaeology

TEACHING CERTIFICATION

  • University Teaching Certificate
  • Instructional Skills Workshop Certificate

HONORS and AWARDS

  • Nominee Innovation in Engineering Award (UK)
  • Trevithick Book Prize for academic writing (2011)
  • Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship[4.0 GPA]
  • Queen Elizabeth II scholarship for graduate students
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society [US]
  • Golden Key National Honors Society [US]
  • D. E. Brooks Memorial Scholarship for Architecture [US]
  • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honors Society [US]
  • Presidential Award for Culture; Government of the ROC