Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Ph.D.

Experience

2005 - Current
  • President, YMAA Retreat Center
    Executive President, YMAA International

1993 - 1994
  • Co-Leader of the 1994 North American Martial Arts Demo Team that Competed in 1994 China Tour

1989 - 2008
  • President, Yang's Oriental Arts Association, Inc. (YOAA, Inc.)

1989 - 2003
  • President, YMAA Publication Center

1982 - 2008
  • President, Yang's Martial Arts Association (YMAA, YMAA International)

1982 - 1984
  • Product Engineer, Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA, USA

1980 - 1982
  • Product Engineer, Texas Instruments, Houston, TX, USA

1979 - 1980
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, LORRE, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

1978 - 1979
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate, CINDAS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

1975 - 1978
  • Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • Taijiquan Instructor, Theater Dept., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

1974 - 1975
  • Teaching Assistant, Physics Dept., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

1972 - 1974
  • Instructor, Physics Dept., Tamkang University, Damshui, Taiwan

1971 - 1972
  • Military Instructor, Junior Academy of the Chinese Air Force, Taipei, Taiwan

1970 - 1971
  • Teaching Assistant, Physics Dept., Tamkang University, Damshui, Taiwan


Education

1974 - 1978
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

1968 - 1971
  • M.S. in Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

1964 - 1968
  • B.S. in Physics, Tamkang University, Damshui, Taiwan


Current Titles

  • President of YMAA Retreat Center
  • Executive President of YMAA International
  • Honorary Member of the American Shiatsu Association
  • Honorary Advisor of the Martial Arts of China Historical Society
  • Honorable Appointee to the Eastern U.S. Kung-Fu Federation

Academic Publications

  • Jwing-Ming Yang & D.W. Sweeney. "Infrared Holography Using the Thermochromic Material, Cu2HgI4." App. Opt. 14, 2398 (1979).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Infrared Holography Using Thermochromics" (Ph.D. Thesis, Purdue University, May 1978).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Uncertain Relation of Discrete and Periodic Dynamical Observables" (M.S. Thesis, National Taiwan University, June 1971).

Presentations

  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Qigong - Its Scientific Foundations" (Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, April 19, 2001).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Introduction to Chi Kung - The Science of Energy" (Blum Lecture Series, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, June 25, 1998).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Tai Chi and Chi Theory" (Bradford College, Bradford, November 11, 1997).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Does Alternative Medicine Work?" (University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Lowell, MA, February 7, 1997).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Qi Gong Theory and Medical Qi Gong" (National Convention, American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association, Boston, MA July 14, 1995).
  • Jwing-Ming Yang. "Tai Chi - The Body Bioelectricity - Qi" (The Seventh Annual Contemporary Issues in Gynecology/Health Care, December 7, 1994).

Awards and Honors

  • 2011 Finalist for Eric Hoffer Award for Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style book (by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Publication Center)
  • 2011 Gold Recognition Living Now Book Award, for Tai Chi Ball Qigong book (by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and David Grantham, YMAA Publication Center)
  • 2010 Gold eLit Book Award for Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style book (by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Publication Center)
  • 2010 Finalist in USA Book News "Best Books of 2010 for Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style book (by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA Publication Center)"
  • 2008 Martial Arts Publisher of the Year - World Congress on Qigong/TCM
  • 2007 Man of the Year - Inside Kung-Fu Magazine
  • 2003 Kung Fu Artist of the Year - Black Belt Magazine
  • 1997 French Book Award, 1st Place - Prix Bushido
  • 1990 Man of the Year - Inside Kung-Fu Magazine
  • Certified Kung Fu Master - International Kung Fu Federation