Center for High Pressure Science &Technology Advanced Research
Dr. Ho-kwang (David) Mao
Mao Ho-kwang (Ho-kwang Mao), the world eminent scientist in high pressure. He graduated from the Department of Geology, National Taiwan University, in 1963 and in 1968, he received his Ph.D. at the University of Rochester, New York. After that, he worked in Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington. He was elected a follow of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, in 1993, a member of Chinese Academy of sciences in 1996, a member of the Royal Society, UK in 2008 and a member of Academia Sinica, Taiwan in 1994. He is senior researcher of Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington currently.
Dr. Mao has vision for high pressure science in the coming future, especially there is going to be a very chance for China to catch up and even leading the science research in the world.
Photos for Dr. Mao
2007, the Inge Lehmann Medal, from the American Geophysical Union
2005, the Balzan Prize for Mineral Physics (with Russell J. Hemley)
2005, the Gregori Aminoff Prize, from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
2005, the Roebling Medal, from the Mineralogical Society of America
1990, the Arthur L. Day Prize, from the United States National Academy of Sciences
1989, the P. W. Bridgman Award, from the AIRAPT International
1979, the Mineralogical Society of America Award.